Psychology students recently took part in Brain Day 2017 with Dr. Guy Sutton. The lecture focussed on Biopsychology and Schizophrenia, allowing students to learn more about the research and developments happening in wider Psychology right now. Dr Guy Sutton is the director of Medical Biology Interactive and honorary Lecturer at the University of Nottingham Medical School.
Computer Science students recently took part in the UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge 2017. The challenge develops computational thinking. It aims to allow students to develop and explore their skills in problem-solving, thinking and initiative. Students will also be able to discover the techniques required for those wishing to progress on to successful careers in software engineering.
Education and Health students fundraise annually for a range of charities across the area, and this year they are raising money for local charity Tameside Toy Appeal. Students have already collected over £800 in sponsorship and have been fundraising around college dressed as Disney "heroes and villains".
We invite students in Year 11 along with their parents to our Parents Conference and Taster Event. This is an opportunity for Year 11 pupils who are making decisions about what they wish to study to try sample lessons in their chosen subjects. Parents are also invited to attend a morning of presentations aimed at informing you about the options and support available to your son or daughter
Book your tickets now for an evening of music featuring A-Level music students who will be joined by musical talent from across the college, including vocal group Vocalise. Tickets are just £3!
Ashton Sixth Form College is offering primary and secondary School Direct places for September 2018. Our Head of School Direct will be available to provide information about our courses and answer any questions you may have. We want to meet you if you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and young people.