Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating national recognition after winning an award at the ‘Oscars’ for the Further Education sector in the UK. The College won the Skills and Education Group Award for College/School Partnerships at the Association of Colleges (AoC) annual Beacon Awards held in Birmingham this week (Wed Nov 16).
Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating after being shortlisted for a national award for the way it works in partnership with local schools in Tameside to raise standards across the borough. The Association of College’s (AoC) Beacon Awards recognise the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges. The awards celebrate excellence in the sector and Ashton Sixth Form College is one of the few colleges in the country to make it on to the final shortlist.
The Early Years and HE Team based at Ashton Sixth Form College are offering FREE professional Development to practitioners from Tameside settings.
As a college community we remembered those who have been affected by warfare with a ceremony and silence at 11am. Thank you to our Public Services students involved in the day, as well as the Chaplaincy.
Former Business students, Luke McCormick and Ashley Hutchinson, returned to Ashton Sixth Form College to discuss careers and opportunities in accountancy with current students.
Tonight, dancers and performers from across Tameside came together to honour those who have been affected by warfare. The performance was in aid of Tameside Armed Services.
A range of Art tutors from Huddersfield University visited Ashton Sixth Form College Art and Design students to talk about opportunities available at degree level, university life and portfolios.
Music students had the opportunity to hear film composer, Neil Brand, present 'Sounds of the Cinema: Music that made Movies.'
From November 4th to December 2nd, students are able to take exam re-sits. Instructions regarding how to sign up for a re-sit are listed. For more information please contact the Exams Department.
Julie Hesmondhalgh, best know for roles in Coronation Street, Happy Valley and the Royal Exchange Theatre, spoke to our students about her experiences in the Creative Arts industry. The visit was organised as part of the Realising Aspirations programme in collaboration with Arts Emergency.
Over 80 students are celebrating making the grade and graduating from University courses at Ashton Sixth Form College.
Performance Poet Chanje Kunda visited Ashton Sixth Form College on behalf of Equality and Diversity, as part of Black History Month. Equality and Diversity Ambassadors got to watch the performance and ask questions, along with students from the English Department.