Results Day 2015


Rhian Armstrong

Has been accepted to study 'Psychological and Behavioural Sciences' at Cambridge University. She is the first Ashton Sixth Form College student to study Psychology and Behavioural Studies at Cambridge, an amazing achievement. She has been an unbelievably hardworking and talented student in Psychology for the past two years and has been involved in all sorts of extracurricular activities in the psychology department too including:  

  • Being a member of the A2 Psychology Society.
  • Creating her own 'Mental Health Awareness' leaflet which was distributed to college students as part of a wider psychology fundraising event including raising over £100 for MIND through a cake sale.
  • Assisting on Open Evenings to talk to prospective psychology students about her passion for psychology.
  • Participating in Brain Day which involved a visit from top neuroscientist; Dr Guy Sutton

Rhian achieved full marks in her AS Level Psychology last year (200/200) and has achieved As and A*s in every piece of assessed work in class this year. Her final results are Biology (A*), Chemistry (A), and of course Psychology (A*) achieving an amazing 400/400!

Daniel Cocker

Daniel established his own company whilst juggling hsi studies. His company is called Cocker and Co Ltd which deals with Children’s Entertainment Services. He started the business officially at the end of his college course but has been involved in the company for a lot of his time at college. Daniel completed IFS Diploma Financial Studies, IT, and Media Studies qualifications with great results and plans to keep on growing in he business world.

Ruth Holland

Ruth completed her BTEC Extended Diploma in Public Services this year and will be going overseas to Ghana in September to undertake a 3 month volunteering expedition with the ‘International Citizen Service’. She is yet to find out her role but she could either be involved in research or a practical based activity. Her adventure has already begun though as she must raise £800 for her funding; she has already raised £400.

Zakaria Islam

Achieved an astounding 3 A* s in Fine Art, Photography and 3D Design! A talented artist who will be beginning his venture to become an architect at Northumbra University.