17 October 2016

Olympic Parade 2016: Our Public Services Students Volunteer

The Olympic Parade was held in Manchester in honour of team GB. Our Public Services students had the opportunity to work as GMP Police Cadets at the event.

17 October 2016

HE Student Success!

Adam Ridings, age 31 from Dukinfield graduated with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PCET).

13 October 2016

Public Services Students Visit the Imperial War Museum North

Public Services students visited the Imperial War Museum North, as well as meeting WW2 veterans.

12 October 2016

UCAS Teacher Training - Application opens 18th October 2016 for our Primary and Secondary Teacher Training

Did you know that Ashton Sixth Form College offer Teacher Training? We offer Primary, Secondary and Further Education Teacher Initial Teacher Training.

6 October 2016

Beijing Students Visit Ashton Sixth Form

Ashton Sixth Form College have welcomed 15 students and 2 teachers from Yuxin School in Beijing. They have spent time in college experiencing classes with our student Ambassadors.

6 October 2016

#AshtonTalks LIVE: Matthew Pettyt - First Launch

#AshtonTalks launched with guest speaker Michael Pettyt, Director of Tracks and Layers, a motion graphics and visual effects company. He spoke to BTEC Media Production students about his experiences in the creative industry.

28 September 2016

A Street Car Named Desire - A2's visit the Royal Exchange

A2 Drama and Theatre Studies students visited the Royal Exchange to see Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire.

18 August 2016

Sights set on Cambridge

Highest achieving student, Hannah Dyball, aces her A-Level exams with a record A* A* A* A A ! Hannah has secured her place to read History at The University of Cambridge.

18 August 2016

A-Level Results Day Student Success

Students at Ashton Sixth Form College celebrated another outstanding day of results today as students finally received their grades from examinations taken in summer 2016. The college, which was awarded a good rating by Ofsted in April this year, has produced some of the best results in many years, with success at A Level, AS level and the BTEC programmes.

23 April 2016

Ashton Sixth Form College celebrates glowing report from Ofsted

Staff and students at Ashton Sixth Form College have been celebrating after being rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The inspection, which took place in March 2016, found that the college has maintained its high standards since it was last rated as ‘Good’ in 2011.

22 April 2016

Principal, Dr Janet Nevin, to retire after almost a decade in role

Dr Janet Nevin will retire at the end of April after almost 10 years in post. During her time at the college, she has overseen the college’s most successful period of results, achieved national recognition for the college and seen thousands of talented students’ progress.

21 April 2016

The HE team held a successful conference on Saturday 23rd April.

The event was titled "I'm a Child, Get Me Out of Here: A Tameside Colloquium on Outdoor Learning and Forest School" 120 participants gathered including our own education degree students and trainee teachers as well as colleagues from schools and nurseries locally and forest school practitioners.