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  1. Disney showcase

    Aquinas College Disney Showcase

    Last week, the Performing Arts Department put on their Annual Disney Musical Showcase, with songs such as ‘Prince Ali’ and ‘Let it Go’. Pupils from Banks Lane, Great Moor and Cale Green schools came to see it and they were singing and dancing all the way through the fantastic performances. Overall, the

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  2. Jess sky dive

    Aquinas College Student Jess Sky Dive for MS

    Brave Jess Butterworth is doing a tandem skydive to raise money to fund more MS nurses. Jess was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis last September. Saturday 14th October 2017, Jess will be jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet, her mum will take her place if she is not well

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  3. 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

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  4. Stepping Hill Poppy Brief 2

    Aquinas Design Students Stepping Hill Remembrance Display

    Staff from Stepping Hill hospital (Helen Howard – Deputy Chief Nurse, Kathryn Glass – Quality Support Practitioner) approached our Art & Design students to create a piece of ‘artwork’ to be displayed on the walls of their chapel in the hospital. The display will be part of a remembrance service

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  5. Aquinas Geography Teachers put themselves on the map

    Jason Sawle and Katie Hall from Esri UK were at Aquinas recently, courtesy of the Royal Geographical Society, to train geography teachers from across the Six College Consortium and other North West schools and colleges, on ArcGIS. ArcGIS is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information.

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  6. Key 103 BUS

    Aquinas gets a visit from the Key 103 bus and Liverpool Hope University!

      Aquinas College was recently paid a visit by Liverpool Hope University to inspire our students to think about going to university whilst supporting their applications and personal statement writing. Key 103 supported the event by making it possible for the university to come to our students. University ambassadors were

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  7. Washington 2018

    Aquinas Goes to Washington

    A Level Government and Politics Students recently went on a visit to Washington DC to help supplement their understanding of US Government. The trip took in the major institutions of the federal government –the US Capitol building for a guided tour of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and

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  8. India Trip

    Aquinas in India

    On St Valentine’s Day this year a group of 37 students, departed on a 12 day trip to India. The first part of the trip took place in Mumbai where the students experienced working with disadvantaged children within schools and community projects. This work is in support of the ‘Prem

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  9. Meningitis Trial

    Aquinas Leads the Way on Pioneering Meningitis Trial

    Aquinas College is taking part in a world leading NHS meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers; the Be on the TEAM (Teenagers Against Meningitis) trial. The study hopes to establish whether giving a group B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine to teenagers reduces carriage of this bacteria in their throat, potentially providing protection from this

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  10. AMS Neve trip

    Aquinas music technology students visit ‘Art of Sound’ exhibition

    On Thursday 12th July 8 Music Technology students and 3 members’ of staff visited the ‘Art of Sound’ exhibition and factory tour at AMS Neve in Burnley. AMS Neve is a manufacturer of mixing consoles that originated in the work of Rupert Neve in the 1960s. Neve analogue consoles have been considered to be of such

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  11. aquinas college hopwood hall college greater manchester cup final

    Aquinas Reach The Greater Manchester Cup Final 2017

    Last Friday afternoon, 19th May, our students took part in the men’s Greater Manchester Cup Final. It was held at the home of Stockport County, Edgeley Park. Hopwood Hall College were the opposition – a college based on two campuses in Middleton and Rochdale. Feedback received from staff and fans

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