Here at Ashton Sixth Form College, we have an excellent reputation for academic success, an outstanding record of student support and a vibrant college environment. We are committed to ensuring that you receive the very best facilities for your exams. Our dedicated examinations team and supportive staff are here to provide the best experience through the most difficult time of your studies.

Situated just eight miles from Manchester City Centre and only a 10 minute journey by train, we have an excellent surrounding area, with plenty to do outside of your exams. Our comfortable Reception is the ideal place to relax and rejuvenate before exams. We are also situated near various local shops and convenience stores, just a few minutes walk away.

The College has accepted external candidates for a number of years.  Due to the vast increase in this requirement, the College has amended its policy on applications.  Whilst applications will continue to be accepted, applications must now fall in line with the examination subjects, specifications and awarding body used by the College. Further information is below and on following pages.

The College will accept the following applications:

Ex-college students applying to re-sit previous exam units/qualifications

National Extension College students applying to sit examinations, other than CIE, as specified in the NEC course brochure.

All other applicants applying to take examinations/subjects studied at the College.  For more information see 'Before you make an application'.