21 April 2015

BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ star inspires Ashton Sixth Form College students

Semi finalist of the hit BBC show The Apprentice 2014, Sanjay Sood-Smith, will speak to students and staff at Ashton Sixth Form College to launch Imagine Your Future 2015.

24 March 2015

Foundation Year Health Studies - Student Success!

Foundation Year Health students are being made some amazing offers of University places this year.

26 February 2015

Working well together - A+ Trust Peer Reviews

The A+ Trust is an educational trust between Ashton Sixth Form College and six schools in the Tameside area, Alder Community High School, Astley Sports College, Cromwell Special School, Denton Community College, Longdendale High School and Mossley Hollins High School. The Trust members are working together to provide the very best possible educational experience for local young people, with a commitment to provide excellent opportunities for their pupils and the wider community of Tameside.

9 February 2015

Business students raise funds for the Papworth Trust

As part of the Papworth Trust Accumulator Challenge AS Business students were given £50 with the intention of turning as much profit as possible in 10 weeks.

3 February 2015

Business Students Visit Old Trafford

Level 3 BTEC Business students recently visited Old Trafford Stadium to study the marketing and finance at the club. The students received a full stadium tour including the changing rooms, player’s tunnel and press room.

30 January 2015

CANCELLED - Public Service Trip - Ashton Fire Station

Please note the Public Services trips to Ashton fire station today are cancelled due to snow. Please check the department's Facebook page for more information.

16 January 2015

Ashton Sixth Form College Prize-giving and Reunion Evening

In the run up to the Christmas New/Year break, past and present students and staff descended on Ashton Sixth Form College for their annual Prize Giving and Reunion Evening. Attendees were treated to a stunning performance of Seasons of Love from the cast of the college’s most recent production of RENT before the awards ceremony and prize giving got underway.

15 January 2015

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) - Press Release

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Ashton Sixth Form College following its review in October 2014. A team of QAA reviewers visited Ashton Sixth Form College and judged that its academic standards, the quality and enhancement of its student learning opportunities, and the quality of information about its learning opportunities all meet UK expectations.

12 January 2015

Late applications

Our application deadline of Friday 9th January has now passed. if you would like to be considered for September 2015 entry, please follow the link to complete a late application form.

11 December 2014

‘On Your Marks, Get Set...’

Over 300 Year 8 students from Ashton’s local secondary schools were recently treated to a fantastic lecture ‘The Science of Sport’, presented by Ruth Perkins of Science Made Simple. In attendance were Fairfield High School, Copley Academy, Alder Community High School and Longdendale High School. They were greeted by Ashton AS Physics students who acted as ambassadors for the College.

5 December 2014

Principal’s Recognition Lunch

Twice a year staff are asked to nominate students from the college community to attend a lunch and certificate presentation with the Principal. Dr Nevin recently asked teaching staff and tutors to nominate students they felt deserving of special recognition.