31 March 2016

Principal's Recognition Lunch 2016

The Principal’s Recognition Lunch is an annual event for staff to nominate students to be praised for their hard work and achievements for the academic year. The principal, Dr Nevin, then awards a select few of these students with a prestigious certificate before settling down to eat a beautifully presented lunch. Click here to read the full list of nominees.

22 March 2016

Team China 2016 has landed in Beijing

An adventurous set of students and staff have landed in China's 'Most Dynamic City' - Beijing. Click here to see some photos of their travels

21 March 2016

Drama Students get a Feel for Life in Ancient Greece

Paul O'Mahoney from the Kallos Gallery in London visited our Drama & Theatre Studies students last Friday and was able to share valuable insights about Greek History and Art, working with our students on topics around their Greek Drama module.

18 March 2016

Futures begin with Ashton Sixth Form College

Ashton Sixth Form Colleges’ flagship employability and progression programme, Imagine Your Future, has been giving hundreds of young people in the area the information and support they need to make a decision about their future careers. The month long initiative has involved speakers from local and national employers, alumni, apprenticeship providers and university partners from around the UK who have visited the college to share their expertise and knowledge to help students on to their next step. Click for more info

18 March 2016

Football Team's Fight to Victory!

After a disappointing start to the league, Ashton Sixth Form College’s men’s 1st football team have fought and defended their way to the top with a victory on Wednesday against Xaverian Sixth Form College.

8 March 2016

Inspirational Women kick off National Careers Week and International Womens Day

To celebrate International Womens Day 2016, National Careers Week and as part of our Imagine Your Future Lecture Series, we were pleased to welcome four inspirational women who all work within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) sector to take part in a Women in STEM panel.

29 February 2016

Students Set to Explore China’s most Dynamic City

On March 19th as part of the college’s student enrichment programme, and with an aim to promote global college links, a group of eight students and two teachers are travelling to Beijing for a visit lasting 8 days. They will be participating in a packed out itinerary experiencing the ancient heritage and modern advancements of Beijing, guided by Study Link Tours.

26 February 2016

A+ Trust School Singled Out For Praise in the Annual Report of the OFSTED's Chief Inspector to the Governement

Mossley Hollins High School has recently been singled out by The Chief Inspector of Schools’ as a beacon of excellence (in The Chief Inspector of Schools’ Annual Report for 2014-15) and Ashton Sixth Form College could not be more proud of our Trust School. Click here to read more.

25 February 2016

Dance and Performing Arts students present Collections 2016

Dance and Performing Arts Students shone last night at the Collections Showcase. The showcase was a celebration of work from A Level Dance and BTEC Performing Arts students who entertained a packed out audience, showing off their assessed choreography and performance pieces.

8 February 2016

Six Offers from Oxbridge!

Ashton Sixth Form College has enjoyed another successful year for Oxford and Cambridge applications with a total of six offers for our successful applicants. Click here for the full story.

21 January 2016

The Theatre of Cruelty was 'a real attack on the senses'

A2 Drama and Theatre Studies students put on their exam performances in December and produced a superb evening of theatre. Click here to view photos of the three performances.

5 January 2016

Athlete James Could Be On His Way to Vancouver

Our very own James Pomfret, Level 3 Sport student, has been selected as 1 of 4 Greater Manchester Young Athletes to be put forward to Greater Sport as a 'talented athlete'. He is now part of the 'adopt an athlete' scheme to help him with funding to reach his full potential in his chosen sport of Lacrosse. You can help James on his way to Vancouver to play