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  1. Students attend Nurses Day lecture

    Aquinas Celebrates Nurses’ Day

    To mark Nurses’ Day, an annual celebration of the nursing profession held on 12 May (Florence Nightingale’s birthday), Aquinas College invited in a number of speakers from the University of Salford. They were able to outline the wide range of careers available within the NHS and healthcare profession to groups

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  2. 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

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  3. Students take part in the Mock Trials competition

    Law students take part in the Bar Mock Trials Competition

    11 students from lower and upper sixth Law took part in the Bar Mock Trials Competition this week. Although ordinarily run in person at Crown Court, due to restrictions still in place across courts in England and Wales, the competition was run virtually this year. Our students performed as prosecution

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  4. Students hold up their University of York prospectuses

    Students and their families attend the After Aquinas careers event

    Last Wednesday, we welcomed our Aquinas students and their families into the college for the ‘After Aquinas’ careers event. It was the first time since 2019, so expectations were high! Situated on 2 floors, the major careers event’s aim was to support students exploring their possible next steps, after Aquinas.

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  5. 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

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  6. Students attend David Torevell lecture

    Theology lecture by Dr David Torevell

    This month we were grateful to receive Dr David Torevell as a guest lecturer for Theology students. David, who was the Head of RE at Aquinas College 30 years ago and now lectures at Liverpool Hope University, delivered a revision session on Anselm’s ontological argument to all the Theology A-level

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  7. Students visit UKFast in Manchester

    IT Students visit UKFast/ANS

    A group of BTEC IT students recently got the opportunity to visit leading, local tech company UKFast, now part of ANS. The students were given a tour of their fantastic work environment that includes slides, game rooms and gym facilities. They also got to find out about the great apprenticeship

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  8. Students toast the launch of the Winter 21 AQ Magazine

    Students toast the latest edition of AQ Magazine

    Following the publication of the latest edition of the student produced AQ Magazine, the student journalists and graphic designers attended a presentation by the Principal, Danny Pearson, and Vice Principal, Andy Bailey. The students were thanked for their contributions to this bumper issue, which was bursting with their perspective on

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  9. Students attend Japan Day at UClan

    Aquinas students attend Japan Day at UCLan

    13 Lower 6th and 2 Upper 6th students took part in a day trip to Preston to take part in their annual Japan Day. This is a public event which showcases different aspects of traditional Japanese culture including a Cosplay Runway, Calligraphy, and a Taiko drumming workshop. For their lunch

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  10. Students attend Mathsfest 2022

    Students attend MathsFest 2022

    18 lower sixth maths students and two members of staff had an early start at Stockport Station for their trip to The Royal Institution in London for MathsFest 2022. There was the chance to meet celebrities from the maths world such as Matt Parker and James Grime as well as

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  11. Stockport Children's Awareness Week 7-13th February 2022

    Children’s Mental Health week- 7-13 February

    This week is Children’s Mental Health week. It’s vital that children and young people understand mental health as well as physical health. Stockport Council have provided us with some resources to help raise awareness of the support that is available. Children’s MH Awareness Week Community Pack

  12. Students attend a workshop with Coalesce Dance Theatre

    Workshop with Coalesce Dance Theatre

    The Upper Sixth BTEC actors spent a day attending a devising workshop as part of their final examined unit of their course. They worked on teamwork, movement and devising strategies to help them with physicality, creativity and staging their pieces. Students worked together to create some daring and sophisticated work.

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