A+ Trust welcomes Hyde Community College

23 September 2016

The A+ Trust is delighted to welcome another Tameside secondary school into its fold.


Principal, Dr Janet Nevin, to retire after almost a decade in role

27 April 2016

Dr Janet Nevin will retire at the end of April after almost 10 years in post. During her time at the college, she has overseen the college’s most successful period of results, achieved national recognition for the college and seen thousands of talented students’ progress.


Apprentice TV star inspires students at Ashton Sixth Form College

24 April 2015

Sanjay Sood-Smith, star of The Apprentice and University of Manchester graduate, visited Ashton Sixth Form College this week as part of the Imagine Your Future initiative. 27-year-old Sanjay returned to Manchester, where he studied his Mathematics with Business & Management degree, to visit Ashton Sixth Form College to inspire and motivate Business and Maths students to achieve their potential. He also spoke to them about his experience on The Apprentice and his education and career journey to date. Sanjay is well known as a Candidate and semi-finalist on the 10th series of BBC’s The Apprentice (2014).


Longdendale Year 8 Experience Day

23 March 2015

Year 8 pupils from Longdendale High School recently visited Ashton Sixth Form College for an Experience Day ahead of starting options subjects in Year 9. The entire year 8 cohort of over 120 pupils descended on the college on the day of the partial solar eclipse.