Ashton Sixth Form College is a leading provider of post-16 education in the Tameside borough. With years of experience, dedicated teaching, high expectations for learners and a diverse study programme, learners achieve and exceed. 

Principal Anton McGrath

Our Vision

Transforming lives through learning


Our Mission

  • To engender a love of learning through an excellent standard of teaching and learning for all
  • To lay the foundations for career success
  • To promote well-being and inspire students and staff to lead fulfilling lives 


Our Strategic Aims

  • To achieve excellence in all aspects of our work
  • To deliver relevant and coherent 16-19 study programmes which meet the needs of students and the wider community
  • To deliver a relevant adult and Higher Education curriculum which meets the needs of students and the wider community
  • To enhance the well-being of students and staff
  • To secure a sustainable and successful future for the college