Art and Design students took their sketchbooks outside of the classroom for Enrichment Day. They were able to explore the incredible works from around the globe within the Manchester Art Gallery, as well as the artwork right on their doorstep across the city centre.
Enrichment Day 2017 was an incredible success. First year students traveled to Alton Towers and Manchester Art Gallery or took part in TV studio workshops, Harry Potter wand making, tennis, crafts, sign language, cupcake decorating, 3D printing, football and more.
Ashton Sixth Form College students have been busy over the summer ‘break’. Taking advantage of the college’s outstanding links with business and universities, many students have undertaken unrivalled opportunities and experiences, including work placements, summer schools and much more!
Ashton Sixth Form College Enrichment Day allows students to explore their field outside of the classroom. English students went on a library tour across Manchester taking in the sights right on their doorstep.
38 students from Religious Studies and Law subjects travelled 1,050 miles across Europe to Italy last week to explore Rome.
To mark the end of the academic year, students choose an Enrichment activity to take part in and enjoy their final day. The aim of Enrichment Day is to have fun, go off site and see something new.
Art and Design students from all courses visited the Manchester Metropolitan University degree show yesterday. By attending the Degree Show, students were able to explore some of the creations on offer at degree level standard, taking inspiration to progress in their own work as they leave to excel in creative careers.
Ashton Sixth Form College won 6-1 against Winstanley College in the final of the North West College's Playoff Cup at Lancaster Club in Failsworth.
Alumni Jamie Sutherland-Pownall visited the college yesterday to speak to Physics students about the work he does at Sellafield Ltd., a nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site.
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.
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.
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.
Our Ashton Sixth Form College entrepreneurs "Bath Bomb Bakery" are at the Manchester Markets today as part of the national Young Enterprise Company Competition.
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.
First year AS Student Charlotte Brocklehurst was one of eight students who ventured to Beijing this year as part of the college's enrichment programme and to promote global links in education. She documented most of her trip and has collated the footage together so that we can enjoy the trips travels from the comfort of our own chair. Click her to watch Charlotte's video.