College News

  1. Students receiving their Olympian certificates

    Mathematical Olympiad for Girls

    Congratulations to Freya Lever, Jennie Cohen, Hannah Sparrow and Emily Nicholls (pictured left to right) who recently took part in the Mathematical Olympiad for Girls. All four girls scored highly enough for a Merit Certificate with Emily doing exceptionally well to earn a Distinction. Just over 2000 girls took the

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  2. 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

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  3. War of the Worlds theatre production

    Drama A level Students go back to the Theatre

    U6 and L6 Aquinas Drama A level students have been back at the Theatre again; it’s been fantastic to get back into Manchester watching and supporting our amazing Manchester Theatres getting back to doing what they do so well! On 29th September L6 students visited ‘Home Theatre’ to watch an

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  4. Mental Health Promotion Day stalls on the first floor

    Mental Health Promotion Day

    Aquinas College held a Mental Health Promotion Day this Wednesday in recognition of World Mental Health Day on the 10th October. This event helped raise awareness of mental health issues and to break down the stigma often associated with these issues. Both Stockport Mind and Kooth came into College to

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  5. 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,

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  6. 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

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  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

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  8. Ex-Aquinas student on the nation’s favourite soap

    This week we saw Ex-Aquinas student Luke Halliwell on the nation’s favourite soap, Coronation Street. Luke performed a pivotal scene with Johnny Connor in the recreational area of a prison. Luke attended Aquinas college 2011-2013 and studied BTEC Acting where he worked hard on monologues, group work and physical theatre.

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  9. Dom Simpson virtual talk

    West End Star Comes to Aquinas (Virtually)

    West End and Broadway performer Dom Simpson joined Lower Sixth BTEC Actors to share his experiences from the bright lights of London and New York. The former student who starred in The Book of Mormon musical comedy, from the creators of ‘South Park’, provided insights into what life is like

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  10. 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

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