This year, five more students are joining the impressive roster of former Ashton Sixth Form College students that have progressed onto Oxbridge institutions securing places at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
This year, the Student Council decided #WorldBookDay is for everyone. To encourage literacy and the benefits of reading, staff across the college dressed up from 101 Dalmatians to Alice in Wonderland to Where's Wally. A Favourite Book Tree grew in the Learning Commons and a short story competition was launched.
Over the past two weeks, an astonishing 254 students from a range of courses have been undertaking work placements throughout the area.
Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating after receiving an Association of Colleges Beacon Award for College/School Partnerships in recognition of the A+ Trust.
Ashton Sixth Form College's Young Enterprise students are trying their hand at becoming the next Alan Sugar, at the Trafford Centre selling their customisable chalkboard grow your own herb sets. They won 'Best Product' for the innovative and stand-out product.
Political Leader Jeremy Corbyn MP visited Ashton Sixth Form College, along with Angela Rayner MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Education. After meeting the Student Council, Jeremy Corbyn MP went on a tour of the college facilities, and spoke to students followed by a Q&A session.
Graphic Design students won a logo design competition for the International Opticians Organisation. Elaine Grisdale from the IOO presented the prize the rewarded the innovation and creative vision of Ashton Sixth Form College's Students.
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.
Bob Berry, Assistant Executive Director Learning at Tameside Council, visited the college to meet with our PGCE students last week from ASFC Higher Education and Adult Skills.
Students from our Performing Arts department travelled to the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts to gain an invaluable insight in to the audition process. Our dancers experienced life at LIPA and what it takes to get in a state of the art institution.
Last week snow covered Ashton Sixth Form College making for a beautiful sight. Check out the video in the full article.
College is open today. Due to the snowy conditions staff and students should take extra time and care on their journeys today. First lesson is cancelled and lessons start at 9.45am.