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  1. Artwork on display

    Leeds Art Trip

    Our Art & Design students visited Leeds Beckett School of Art on Wednesday 8th November to gain an insight into University life & what it is like to be a Leeds Beckett student. They had a fantastic day exploring the campus & getting involved with a number of workshops around... Read More

  2. Professor Keeley Crockett from Manchester Metropolitan University gives a talk on artificial intelligence.

    Professor Keeley Crockett talks about Artificial Intelligence

    Professor Keeley Crockett from Manchester Metropolitan University visited Aquinas to give a talk on the current developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the ethical considerations created through this new emerging technology. Having sought input from the audience of students and staff concerning their understanding of what is meant by the... Read More

  3. 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

  4. Students pictured with local MP when we visited the college.

    Aquinas Welcomes MP Navendu Mishra for Enlightening Talk

    Stockport MP Navendu Mishra MP visited college to meet Luke Watson and Politics A Level students for an informal lunchtime Q&A session. Nav gave a brief introduction to his role as an MP and his responsibilities in Parliament and then took questions from the students present. Questions and answers were... Read More

  5. Students visit the Conversate Party conference in Manchester

    Party (conference) Time for Politics Students

    On Tuesday 3rd October, Aquinas College took a group of A Level Politics students to the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Students learn about UK political parties, pressure groups, and the role of the media in shaping the political agenda as part of their course, so this was an ideal... Read More

  6. Ken Clarke from the Bank of England gives a talk to students

    Banking on Success

    Ken Clark from the Bank of England delivered an interesting talk to the upper 6th Economics students about the role that the Bank of England plays to try and achieve a low and stable inflation rate. Ken also gave the students insightful information about what it is like to work... Read More

  7. Solar panels on the college roof

    Aquinas goes Green: Our Commitment to Net Zero

    Sustainability is at the centre of every decision made when it comes to the Aquinas College Estate. Over recent years the college has worked hard to reduce its carbon footprint. A couple of recent examples of this include a £500k project to replace all of our lighting with intelligent LED... Read More

  8. Screenshot of the virtual tour website

    Aquinas Virtual Tour

    Of course the best way to see our College is to attend one of our Open Days, however, if you are unable to make these then we have the perfect solution for you. Aquinas College is excited to launch our new virtual tour website. Get a feel for the layout... Read More

  9. Aquinas science students visit Manchester University

    Synthesis, Spectroscopy & Chromatography Day

    Our L6 Applied Science and Chemistry students visited the University of Manchester’s School of Chemistry to use their state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Students started the day with a tour of the laboratory facilities and then moved on to carrying out practical activities. The practical work covered content from the syllabus... Read More

  10. Students attend a talk at Careers Day

    Looking to the Future

    Each year, Aquinas students are able to attend a series of career talks and workshops to help them explore possibilities and work towards developing their career planning. L6 students of Aquinas College were taken off the normal timetable day to attend a special drop-down careers day. All L6 Aquinas students... Read More

  11. Poster for Footloose which shows a dancing figure in pink and yellow against a blue background.

    Get ‘Footloose’ with Aquinas Performing Arts

    An amazing musical theatre production of “Footloose” is taking place in the Aquinas Theatre this week; Tuesday 27th , Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June. Show starts at 7pm – tickets £5 from the Learning Centre. This fantastic 1980’s ‘feel good’ show is lighting up the stage at Aquinas College... Read More