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  1. Students at the Geography field trip

    Grange over Sands Field Trip

    Aquinas A level Geography students visited the Castle Head Field Study Centre in Grange over Sands. This residential trip, a compulsory part of the course, allows students to gather crucial field data to use in their Non-Examined Assessments. It was a fantastic opportunity to develop both team working and independent... Read More

  2. Students attending the Tech Insight Day at PWC in Manchester

    North West Tech Student Insight Day 2022

    Students from Aquinas College attended a special employer event at the PwC Offices in Manchester. The NW Tech Student Insight Day provided our students with the opportunity to talk to a range of employers about their career opportunities and apprenticeship & degree level apprenticeship programmes. Highlights included Apprenticeship panel sessions,... Read More

  3. Students topping out the giant tetrahedron

    The Giant Tetrahedron Challenge with Willmott Dixon

    As part of our Tutorial programme for our fantastic Level 2 students, we have collaborated with the wonderful Wilmott Dixon group to get involved in 4 weeks of challenge, team building, problem solving, careers insights and most of all, fun. Beth Modder and Becky Larner began the session by introducing... Read More

  4. Group of Aquinas students hold up cards showing their A Level and BTEC results

    Incredible results for Aquinas Students

    Results day at Aquinas College saw the release of a fantastic set of results for our students. Principal, Danny Pearson said: “I am thrilled with the overall results this year and that the dedication of all the staff and hard work of students has been rewarded with an outstanding set... Read More

  5. Students performing at the Chicago musical

    Musical Sensation

    Aquinas students performed in an amazing production of “Chicago” between 28th-30th of June 2022 in the Aquinas College Theatre. The performances were fantastic from all of the cast which reflected a welcome return to the rich history of musical productions at the College. The staff team and the students have... Read More

  6. Japanese students holding bamboo tree

    Japanese languages students prepare to celebrate Tanabata

    All over Japan people celebrate Tanabata, the Star Festival. Tanabata is celebrated to commemorate the romantic story of two lovers represented by the stars Vega and Altair who are only allowed to meet each other once a year as long as the skies are clear. It is celebrated on the... Read More

  7. Steve Bellis stood next to the trophy

    Pathways lift the Trophy

    The Pathways department invited Steve Bellis, President of Stockport County Football Club, into college on Wednesday 8th June to meet the students and show off the National League trophy they won in May securing their promotion back into the English league. The students (and staff) took turns lifting the trophy,... Read More

  8. Organisations attend the Safety Roadshow at Aquinas College

    Aquinas Students find out about Staying Safe

    As part of the enrichment offer to our students, this wellbeing Wednesday we held a Safety Roadshow in the form of a market style event. A number of organisations came in, including Travel Safe, GMP, Oasis Navigators, the Children’s Society, NW Ambulance Service, Kooth, and Remedi, to provide information and... Read More

  9. 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... Read More

  10. 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... Read More

  11. 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... Read More

  12. 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.... Read More