It's awards season here at Ashton Sixth Form College. Students, past and present, joined Principal Anton McGrath, Angela Rayner MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Stephen Pleasant, ASFC Governor, and ASFC staff to celebrate outstanding student achievement and commitment to learning.
Each year a number of students is awarded the Psychology Scholarship Award. Recognising a commitment to learning, a passion for the subject, and incredible achievement. 25 students were awarded the opportunity to spend an exclusive day at the University of Manchester.
ASFC working in partnership with The Heys Primary School to offer Level 3 Forest School Leader training
Forest School is a long term holistic learning process that aims to raise self-awareness and self-esteem in participants. Regular sessions take place in a woodland environment, where the landscape itself adds to the experience of learning. Qualified practitioners, trained in child development, self-esteem and learning theories facilitate sessions to gain personal outcomes for each participant. Forest school can be applied to all age groups and abilities, and can be linked to the National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
Our Ashton Sixth Form College entrepreneurs "Bath Bomb Bakery" are at the Manchester Markets today as part of the national Young Enterprise Company Competition.
Level 2 students has the opportunity to take part in a practice-run 'Assessment Centre.' Working with CragRats, our students were able to prepare for their future careers and gain invaluable skills and advice for interviews and life after college.
Members of the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) visited Ashton Sixth From College's Public Service department to talk to our students about careers and future opportunities.
Alumni Daniel Peak, was part of the winning team for this year’s BAFTA Children's Comedy 2016 award for “Horrible Histories Special: Sensational Shakespeare”.
Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating national recognition after winning an award at the ‘Oscars’ for the Further Education sector in the UK. The College won the Skills and Education Group Award for College/School Partnerships at the Association of Colleges (AoC) annual Beacon Awards held in Birmingham this week (Wed Nov 16).
Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating after being shortlisted for a national award for the way it works in partnership with local schools in Tameside to raise standards across the borough. The Association of College’s (AoC) Beacon Awards recognise the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges. The awards celebrate excellence in the sector and Ashton Sixth Form College is one of the few colleges in the country to make it on to the final shortlist.
The Early Years and HE Team based at Ashton Sixth Form College are offering FREE professional Development to practitioners from Tameside settings.
As a college community we remembered those who have been affected by warfare with a ceremony and silence at 11am. Thank you to our Public Services students involved in the day, as well as the Chaplaincy.
Former Business students, Luke McCormick and Ashley Hutchinson, returned to Ashton Sixth Form College to discuss careers and opportunities in accountancy with current students.