30 March 2017

Legal Work Experience for Law Students

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.

27 March 2017

Imagine Your Future Careers Fair 2017

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.

23 March 2017

Local Councillor Visits AS Politics Students

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.

15 March 2017

Fundraising for the Guide Dogs

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.

6 March 2017

Outstanding Oxbridge Success for Ashton Sixth Form College Students

​​​​​​​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.

2 March 2017

#WorldBookDay Takes Over Ashton Sixth Form College

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.

15 February 2017

Over 250 Students on Work Placements

Over the past two weeks, an astonishing 254 students from a range of courses have been undertaking work placements throughout the area.

14 February 2017

Ashton Sixth Form College Presented with AoC Beacon Award for A+ Trust

Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating after receiving an Association of Colleges Beacon Award for College/School Partnerships in recognition of the A+ Trust.

10 February 2017

Young Enterprise Students at the Trafford Centre

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.

9 February 2017

Jeremy Corbyn MP Visits Ashton Sixth Form College

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.

9 February 2017

Graphic Design Students Win Logo Competition for International Opticians Organisation

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.

24 January 2017

Officially the Best College in the Area for A-Level and Vocational performance

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.