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Ian Robertson

  1. A group of students attend chapel service in the chapel.

    Advent Liturgy in the Chapel

    Our Advent liturgy at Aquinas has ignited the Christmas spirit in our college community, with all Core RE classes attending a chapel service for a time of reflection around the crib. Each of the figures from the nativity scene were revisited through a deep meditation, and moments of reflection on... Read More

  2. Networking Catholic Education Today image of the front cover, Winter Term 2024.

    Anna Tackles the Difficult Questions

    We would like to promote a recent article which was written by our Head of RE (Anna Taylor) for January edition of the national Catholic ‘Networking’ magazine. Anna discusses the problems which arise when tackling emotive topics about conflict in CoreRE, and looked specifically at the current middle Eastern conflict... Read More

  3. Applied Business students visit Chester Zoo

    Applied Business took a class trip to Chester Zoo where we received a bespoke presentation on how the zoo functions as a business. We will now use the zoo as our case study for the Unit 2 Business Dynamics coursework. The talk particularly looked at the zoo’s aims and vision,... Read More

  4. Applied Students attend a talk about health care careers

    Applied Science Students find out about Careers in Health Care

    The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at the University of Manchester presented a talk about careers in healthcare to some of our Applied Science students. The presentation focused on different pathways to become a healthcare professional with both BTEC and A level qualifications. A range of pathways were explored... Read More

  5. AQ Magazine launch event. A member of staff hands a student a copy of the magazine.

    AQ Magazine Celebration Launch

    Students who contributed to the latest edition of the College’s AQ Magazine were presented with their own print editions at a special celebratory launch. The students used their considerable skills and talents in graphic design and journalism to present an incredibly diverse range of articles on College life and the... Read More

  6. Guests discuss a live on camera for AQ News.

    AQ News goes Live: Exciting New Enrichment Project

    Exciting times unfold at Aquinas College as we proudly announce the launch of AQ News, our dynamic College News Broadcast. In its inaugural installment, AQ News takes you on a journey through the latest updates at Aquinas, such as the India Project, a special guest interview from the Student Council... Read More

  7. Students attend Nurses Day lecture

    Aquinas Celebrates Nurses’ Day

    To mark Nurses’ Day, an annual celebration of the nursing profession held on 12 May (Florence Nightingale’s birthday), Aquinas College invited in a number of speakers from the University of Salford. They were able to outline the wide range of careers available within the NHS and healthcare profession to groups... Read More

  8. Visit to Liverpool Airport

    Aquinas College visit to Liverpool Airport

    Aquinas College students who are interested in a career linked to aviation, have recently taken part in a visit to Liverpool Airport. The visit started with a very entertaining talk by Ravenair’s Chief Flying Instructor Guy Story, who explained about his fascinating career. Students also heard about how to become... Read More

  9. Solar panels on the college roof

    Aquinas goes Green: Our Commitment to Net Zero

    Sustainability is at the centre of every decision made when it comes to the Aquinas College Estate. Over recent years the college has worked hard to reduce its carbon footprint. A couple of recent examples of this include a £500k project to replace all of our lighting with intelligent LED... Read More

  10. Tenaya Dewsnap-Cooper picking up her Ron Cooke award from RGS IBG

    Aquinas Student receives Ron Cooke Award

    Ron Cooke Award for the A Level Independent Investigation Sir Ron Cooke, an eminent physical geographer and former President of the Society, has kindly supported a new award for A Level students. The award recognises students’ work towards the independent investigation, also known as the NEA. The first Ron Cooke... Read More

  11. Students attend Japan Day at UClan

    Aquinas students attend Japan Day at UCLan

    13 Lower 6th and 2 Upper 6th students took part in a day trip to Preston to take part in their annual Japan Day. This is a public event which showcases different aspects of traditional Japanese culture including a Cosplay Runway, Calligraphy, and a Taiko drumming workshop. For their lunch... Read More

  12. Organisations attend the Safety Roadshow at Aquinas College

    Aquinas Students find out about Staying Safe

    As part of the enrichment offer to our students, this wellbeing Wednesday we held a Safety Roadshow in the form of a market style event. A number of organisations came in, including Travel Safe, GMP, Oasis Navigators, the Children’s Society, NW Ambulance Service, Kooth, and Remedi, to provide information and... Read More