27 April 2017

Realising Aspirations Finale 2017

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.

25 April 2017

Drama Students Present The Crucible and Road

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.

17 April 2017

Sport Student Wins Gold at Yorkshire Open Karate Championship

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.

4 April 2017

Young Enterprise Students Win at the Area Finals 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.

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.