Congratulations to Emma and Amy who have secured their first primary teaching jobs for September 2017 at schools in Manchester, as they near the completion of a PGCE at Ashton Sixth Form College!
The Realising Aspirations programme at Ashton Sixth Form College offers all first-year Level 3 students the opportunity to ‘try out’ university study before begin making their applications. Nearly half of the first-year cohort enrolled this year across 15 exciting and wide-ranging subjects.
ASFC Drama presented Arthur Miller's The Crucible and Jim Cartwright's Road last Thursday. An outstanding display of theatre performance in the college's performing arts theatre.
Fuad Hide studies Level 3 Sport (full-time) at Ashton Sixth Form College. He also competes across the country in Karate. Most recently he won Gold at the Yorkshire Open Karate Championship 2017.
Ashton Sixth Form College's Young Enterprise students competed at the Young Enterprise Stockport, Tameside & Rochdale Area Finals 2017. For their innovation and effort the team were awarded "Best Trade Stand" on the evening, in recognition of their customisable chalkboard grow-your-own herb sets.
Ashton Sixth Form College has partnered with Addleshaw Goddard to provide two weeks of outstanding legal experience to those students who want to progress on to a legal career.
Ashton Sixth Form College’s annual careers fair took place on Monday, bringing together 74 exhibitors from across the UK. Imagine Your Future 2017 included 31 universities, 7 apprenticeship and training providers, 24 employers, 3 extra-curricular opportunities and 9 departments.
As part of Ashton Sixth Form College's ongoing Imagine Your Future Month, Lisa Smart, the Lib Dem Councillor for Bredbury Green & Romiley visited the college to talk to AS Politics groups about local government.
Ashton Sixth Form College have worked closely with Guide Dogs on a number of fundraising projects. Most recently, the Christmas Fair raised money for the Guide Dogs and Willow Wood Hospice. Eddie and Dawn presented the college with a certificate of thanks.
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.