Julie Hesmondhalgh, best know for roles in Coronation Street, Happy Valley and the Royal Exchange Theatre, spoke to our students about her experiences in the Creative Arts industry. The visit was organised as part of the Realising Aspirations programme in collaboration with Arts Emergency.
Over 80 students are celebrating making the grade and graduating from University courses at Ashton Sixth Form College.
Performance Poet Chanje Kunda visited Ashton Sixth Form College on behalf of Equality and Diversity, as part of Black History Month. Equality and Diversity Ambassadors got to watch the performance and ask questions, along with students from the English Department.
During a two day workshop, local artist Ian Johns visited Ashton Sixth Form College to coach our A2 Fine Art students.
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.
Adam Ridings, age 31 from Dukinfield graduated with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PCET).
Public Services students visited the Imperial War Museum North, as well as meeting WW2 veterans.
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.
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.
#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.
A2 Drama and Theatre Studies students visited the Royal Exchange to see Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire.
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.