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Ian Robertson

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. A rendering of the proposed new build to provide additional capacity.

    Building for the Future

    Aquinas college have now secured planning permission to build a new 10 classroom teaching block within the heart of the college campus. With a footprint of 681m2 including classrooms and a flexible learning space, the development will accommodate up to 250 students which will allow for the increasing demands placed... Read More

  8. Students standing outside St John's College

    Cambridge Trip

    A number of students from our AQ Scholars programme went on a residential visit to St John’s College, Cambridge. This trip gave the students the opportunity to find out about life at St John’s and Cambridge, advice about choosing a course and a college, information about the admissions process, and... Read More

  9. Audience at the Degree Apprenticeship Information Evening

    Degree Apprenticeship Information Evening

    On Tuesday evening, Aquinas College hosted our first ever degree apprenticeship event to support students and their families with getting info about this career route. Still relatively new, degree apprenticeships allow the individual to experience the best of both worlds – gaining the benefits of an apprenticeship (gaining work experience... Read More

  10. Disney Showcase 2019

    Disney Showcase

    The Disney musical showcase has been on in the theatre for the last couple of days here at Aquinas. There have been two matinee performances for over 320 children from local primary schools with further performances each evening for friends and family. The show is directed by Carly Horan, a... Read More

  11. Students performing in the Disney showcase.

    Disney Showcase 2021

    The extra-curricular Disney showcase took place on the 15th and 16th December and the students were so pleased the show was able to go ahead as planned. We had a cast of 30 this year and over three days we performed to 520 audience members. Songs included; Poor Unfortunate Souls,... Read More