6 December 2017

Performing Arts visit UCAS: Create Your Future

Performing Arts students went to Manchester Central for the day to attend UCAS' new flagship event, Create Your Future. The event brought together a wide range of universities, performance schools, apprenticeship providers and more from creative, media, or performance-related subjects.

15 November 2017

English students go back to the archives

English Language and English Language and Literature combined students visited the John Rylands Library in Central Manchester last week. Students had the opportunity to attend an incredible seminar on the history of the English Language.

11 October 2017

Health and Social Care visit Bradford University

Health and Social Care students recently visited Bradford University to learn more about the range of courses available to them after they leave college.

10 October 2017

Media and Film students visit Countdown

Media students visited the set of the TV show Countdown at Media City, Salford to watch a live recording of the show. Full-time Media Production, A-Level Film Studies and A-Level Media Studies students visited the home to BBC, ITV and a vast range of production companies and businesses.

6 October 2017

100+ Students on Manchester Art Trip

Art and Design students who started at Ashton Sixth Form College this September, explored Manchester city centre to conduct primary research.

29 September 2017

Manchester Art Gallery Trip with Art and Design

Art and Design students took their sketchbooks outside of the classroom for Enrichment Day. They were able to explore the incredible works from around the globe within the Manchester Art Gallery, as well as the artwork right on their doorstep across the city centre.

28 September 2017

Enrichment Day 2017

Enrichment Day 2017 was an incredible success. First year students traveled to Alton Towers and Manchester Art Gallery or took part in TV studio workshops, Harry Potter wand making, tennis, crafts, sign language, cupcake decorating, 3D printing, football and more.

9 August 2017

Pembroke College, Oxford University Summer Residential

This summer, 11 Ashton Sixth Form College students joined a cohort of 100 participants from across the UK, India and the US at ‘Access Week’, an annual five-day residential at Pembroke College, Oxford. [Photo: Rob Judges]

22 July 2017

Library Tour Across Manchester with English

Ashton Sixth Form College Enrichment Day allows students to explore their field outside of the classroom. English students went on a library tour across Manchester taking in the sights right on their doorstep.

4 July 2017

Religious Studies and Law visit Rome, Italy

38 students from Religious Studies and Law subjects travelled 1,050 miles across Europe to Italy last week to explore Rome.

22 June 2017

Art Students Visit Degree Show at MMU

Art and Design students from all courses visited the Manchester Metropolitan University degree show yesterday.  By attending the Degree Show, students were able to explore some of the creations on offer at degree level standard, taking inspiration to progress in their own work as they leave to excel in creative careers.

10 May 2017

Geographers Visit North Wales on Field Trip

AS Geography students travelled to North Wales on a Geography field trip to Llanberis.

2 May 2017

Drama and Theatre Students Visit the Globe Theatre in London

A2 Drama and Theatre Studies students visited Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London on Saturday.

27 April 2017

Realising Aspirations Finale 2017

The Realising Aspirations programme at Ashton Sixth Form College offers all first-year Level 3 students the opportunity to ‘try out’ university study before begin making their applications. Nearly half of the first-year cohort enrolled this year across 15 exciting and wide-ranging subjects.

8 November 2016

Music Students Hear the 'Sounds of Cinema'

Music students had the opportunity to hear film composer, Neil Brand, present 'Sounds of the Cinema: Music that made Movies.'

17 October 2016

Olympic Parade 2016: Our Public Services Students Volunteer

The Olympic Parade was held in Manchester in honour of team GB. Our Public Services students had the opportunity to work as GMP Police Cadets at the event.

13 October 2016

Public Services Students Visit the Imperial War Museum North

Public Services students visited the Imperial War Museum North, as well as meeting WW2 veterans.

6 October 2016

Beijing Students Visit Ashton Sixth Form

Ashton Sixth Form College have welcomed 15 students and 2 teachers from Yuxin School in Beijing. They have spent time in college experiencing classes with our student Ambassadors.

20 April 2016

Charlotte takes us all to China with her footage from this year's Beijing trip

First year AS Student Charlotte Brocklehurst was one of eight students who ventured to Beijing this year as part of the college's enrichment programme and to promote global links in education. She documented most of her trip and has collated the footage together so that we can enjoy the trips travels from the comfort of our own chair. Click her to watch Charlotte's video.

22 March 2016

Team China 2016 has landed in Beijing

An adventurous set of students and staff have landed in China's 'Most Dynamic City' - Beijing. Click here to see some photos of their travels

29 February 2016

Students Set to Explore China’s most Dynamic City

On March 19th as part of the college’s student enrichment programme, and with an aim to promote global college links, a group of eight students and two teachers are travelling to Beijing for a visit lasting 8 days. They will be participating in a packed out itinerary experiencing the ancient heritage and modern advancements of Beijing, guided by Study Link Tours.