The college has achieved its best set of results ever in 2017 with more students than ever achieving top grades, an outstanding 80% of students achieved high grades, well above the national average. 67 AS, A-Level and vocational courses at the college achieved stunning 100% pass rates. After an amazing year of success, including being recognised with the highest Ofsted rating in the borough and topping the Department for Education league tables in the area, this set of results highlights the incredible achievements of the students and staff.
Ashton Sixth Form College has been rated the best college in Tameside for both A-Level and Vocational performance according to the Department for Education national performance tables.
Staff and students at Ashton Sixth Form College have been celebrating after being rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The inspection, which took place in March 2016, found that the college has maintained its high standards since it was last rated as ‘Good’ in 2011.
This summer, 11 Ashton Sixth Form College students joined a cohort of 100 participants from across the UK, India and the US at ‘Access Week’, an annual five-day residential at Pembroke College, Oxford. [Photo: Rob Judges]
Three students have been offered a paid work placement position at Ernst and Young LLP, a multinational professional services firm specialising in Finance, Legal, Assurance and Advisory services.
The Art Exhibition returned to Ashton Sixth Form College with outstanding results. The work of the Art and Design students was on display from 3D Design and Technology, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography and Textiles. Students from the college produced outstanding creative work the college is extremely proud of.
Enrichment Day took Physics students on a day of rocket building with visiting lecturer from the University of Manchester.
Ashton Sixth Form College Enrichment Day allows students to explore their field outside of the classroom. English students went on a library tour across Manchester taking in the sights right on their doorstep.
Ashton Sixth Form College students, Joe Jones, Lucy Cryer and Daniel Thorley were recognised by the Ogden Trust, as outstanding North West Physics students at an awards ceremony at the University of Manchester.
Congratulations to our amazing HE students who graduated yesterday. The Graduation Ceremony was held at Trentham Gardens in Stoke-on- Trent. It was lovely to see so many of our students there celebrating with their family and friends!
Ashton Sixth Form College invited year 10 students for an information evening. Students and their parents were able to learn more about the offer at the college, varying pathways and courses, support available and what happens next.