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  1. 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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  2. 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

  3. 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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  4. Students visiting MDBA in Bolton

    MBDA Missile Systems Trip

    A group of our BTEC Information Technology students recently went on a trip to MBDA Missile Systems in Bolton. MBDA’s high-tech manufacturing facility in Bolton is a cutting-edge facility that houses some 670 highly-skilled design, engineering and manufacturing employees and is being used for the production of inert missile equipment

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  5. Students standing outside the Cherry Tree

    Sakura Cherry Tree Project

    Aquinas College is delighted to have been chosen to receive the wonderful gift of a cherry tree as part of Sakura Cherry Tree Project celebrating UK-Japan friendship. The particular variety chosen, the Great White, had actually become extinct in Japan and was re-introduced from the UK. This small tree will

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  6. 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

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  7. 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,

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  8. Tenaya Dewsnap-Cooper picking up her Ron Cooke award from RGS IBG

    Aquinas Student receives Ron Cooke Award

    Ron Cooke Award for the A Level Independent Investigation Sir Ron Cooke, an eminent physical geographer and former President of the Society, has kindly supported a new award for A Level students. The award recognises students’ work towards the independent investigation, also known as the NEA. The first Ron Cooke

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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