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Ian Robertson

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Drama students visit the Lowry

    Drama Students visit the Lowry Theatre

    Aquinas A level Drama and Theatre students were visiting live theatre again in Manchester. At the Lowry Theatre in Salford. On the 2nd November they watched ‘the Shawshank Redemption’ starring Joe Absolom and Ben Onwukwe, directed by David Esbjornson. This profound and moving play based on the short novel “Rita... Read More

  5. Group photograph of students who attended the drama workshop

    Drama Workshop comes to Aquinas

    Conor Glean led a fantastic workshop with our students and had the student insulting each other in Shakespearean language in no time. He was completely engaging and the students really responded with focus and enthusiasm to the exercises that he lead us through. Many thanks to him and Tom from... Read More

  6. Photograph of the new courtroom

    Excitement as Aquinas Courtroom Opens

    We are proud to announce that Court 1 opened its doors on 1st November 2021. After submitting a successful bid for funds, we were able to bring a courtroom experience to Aquinas College law department. Students will be able to take part in mock trials and mooting competitions as well... Read More

  7. Upper Sixth playing footgolf

    Footgolf fun for Upper Sixth Sport Students

    After completing a turbulent year and submitting all coursework, upper sixth sport students attended footgolf to celebrate with some healthy competition. There were lots of good skills on show but unfortunately not enough to beat the staff and some students finding water hazards. A great event none the less though... Read More

  8. Geography students on a field trip in Cumbria

    Geography on Cumbrian Adventure

    All of the Aquinas Upper Sixth Geography students recently went on a field trip to Grange over Sands, which is to the north side of Morecambe Bay in Cumbria. The purpose of the trip is to enable the students to collect field data that is required for the completion of... Read More

  9. Geology field trip

    Geology Students Explore the Isle of Arran

    A group of intrepid geology students recently undertook a residential field trip to the Isle of Arran in Scotland. While there the students collected data, investigated unknown geological landscapes and learnt new geological skills in the field as part of their practical endorsement for A level Geology. Find out more... Read More

  10. Students at the Geography field trip

    Grange over Sands Field Trip

    Aquinas A level Geography students visited the Castle Head Field Study Centre in Grange over Sands. This residential trip, a compulsory part of the course, allows students to gather crucial field data to use in their Non-Examined Assessments. It was a fantastic opportunity to develop both team working and independent... Read More