Ranked in top 25% of colleges nationally over past three years
100% pass rate for 38 courses
Officially the best college in the area (DfE, 2019)
Over 750 A* or A grades were awarded to students (or equiv.)
Ofsted 'Good' college maintained in 2011 and 2016

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Officially the best college in the borough for student progress (DfE, 2019).

The Department for Education has officially ranked Ashton Sixth Form College the best college in the borough for student progress for the third year running.

Ryan Clayton Actor (previously on Coronation Street)

50+ courses at A-Level and Vocational

Daniel Peak Bafta Award Winner and Comedy Writer at the BBC

11 acres of campus

Lucy Atkinson Accounting Apprenticeship at Rolls Royce

Akhil Sebastian, Bhavik Patel, Mohit Mistry, Ciara Blackhurst Medicine at Sheffield, Dentistry at Manchester, Dentistry at Sheffield, Medicine at Liverpool

1862 established in

Melanie Ashby Head of Diversity & Inclusion at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Kerry Hand Level 3 Teaching Assistant and Foundation Degree in Education. Kerry secured full time employment in one of our School Direct partner schools.

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18 October 2019

Alumni features on North West Tonight after visiting Parliament

10 October 2019

Drama students watch Macbeth at the Royal Exchange

7 October 2019

Widening Participation Fair 2019

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