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Ian Robertson

  1. Group of students inside the Royal Exchange Theatre

    Aquinas students get a “Taste of Honey”

    L6 Drama A Level visited the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester on Tuesday 26th March to watch the latest theatre production and participate in a career’s focused Q+A session with the actors from the show. The play was written by 18 year old Shelagh Delaney back in 1958 and is... Read More


  2. A photograph of a group of chemistry students holding up their certificates.

    Aquinas students sparkle in the RSC Chemistry Olympiad

    In January, 10 of our brightest chemistry students took part in the annual RSC Chemistry Olympiad. We would like to congratulate all students for taking part in this really tough national competition. Simply participating speaks volumes about the character of the students involved, showing their determination and resilience in the... Read More


  3. United Kingdom Mathematics Trust logo

    Aquinas students took part in the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge

    “35 students took part in the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge on Tuesday 3rd November. This is a national competition for sixth form students testing their problem solving and mathematical reasoning skills. 5 students gained a Gold Certificate, placing them in the top 10% of results nationally. A further 10 students... Read More


  4. Screenshot of the virtual tour website

    Aquinas Virtual Tour

    Of course the best way to see our College is to attend one of our Open Days, however, if you are unable to make these then we have the perfect solution for you. Aquinas College is excited to launch our new virtual tour website. Get a feel for the layout... Read More


  5. Students pictured with local MP when we visited the college.

    Aquinas Welcomes MP Navendu Mishra for Enlightening Talk

    Stockport MP Navendu Mishra MP visited college to meet Luke Watson and Politics A Level students for an informal lunchtime Q&A session. Nav gave a brief introduction to his role as an MP and his responsibilities in Parliament and then took questions from the students present. Questions and answers were... Read More


  6. Ken Clarke from the Bank of England gives a talk to students

    Banking on Success

    Ken Clark from the Bank of England delivered an interesting talk to the upper 6th Economics students about the role that the Bank of England plays to try and achieve a low and stable inflation rate. Ken also gave the students insightful information about what it is like to work... Read More


  7. Becca Donnelly holding up her award

    Becca’s Poetry Triumph

    Budding writer Becca Donnelly in TG6A6 was encouraged to enter the national Young Writers Award last term and her hard work and creativity has paid off! Becca was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the competition holders and her poetry will be published in the Young Writers Award 2023 Poetry... Read More


  8. Martin Lewis stream

    Breakfast Zoom with Martin Lewis

    The Financial Studies teachers had an early morning Zoom meeting with finance expert and founder of the Money Saving Expert website; Martin Lewis. It was an event for teachers across the UK involved in financial education. The topic of conversation was how to inspire young people to develop an enterprising... Read More


  9. Students about to watch a play at the Opera House

    BTEC Acting Students visit the Manchester Opera House

    The BTEC acting students went to see the Curious Incident of the Dog in the night time at the Manchester Opera house. The students and staff were treated to some excellent special effects, jaw dropping technical elements, talented actors and some eye-catching physical theatre. The students really enjoyed the performance... Read More


  10. BTEC actors perform their final performance in the theatre.

    BTEC Actors Final Performance

    The Upper sixth BTEC Actors completed their final Performing to an audience unit the last week of term. Fifty Two Performing Arts students worked on musical theatre pieces which included acting, singing and dancing. Each group worked on a different number. We had: When I grow up and Revolting children... Read More


  11. A group of BTEC IT students visit ANS in Manchester

    BTEC IT Visit to ANS Manchester

    Some of our BTEC IT students recently went on a trip to the offices of ANS in Manchester. ANS are an IT services company that specialise in providing IT solutions and services to businesses, including cloud computing, digital transformation, cybersecurity, and managed services. They provided the students with a tour... Read More


  12. Aquinas Band night 2022

    BTEC Music Band Night

    BTEC Music students presented their ‘Band Night’ in the Aquinas Studio Theatre. It was an exciting night with all students taking part and performing brilliantly to a packed theatre. The music was very varied in style and each band performed five songs. The students demonstrated some excellent arranging skills, transferring... Read More