In a few months time you will be joining our college community. To help you prepare, we have put together a programme of activities, reminders and events. It’s important that you complete each stage to ensure you are ready to start college.
We understand that this may be both an exciting and anxious time for you and we have been working hard to ensure that your transition to college is as smooth as possible.
It is extremely important that you continue to check your emails. This is how we will share important information and updates about starting college, enrolment and various induction activities.
If you want to speak to the Admissions Team, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
☑ Submit your online application
☑ Attend our Virtual Open Evening or Open Day
☑ Research your chosen courses
☑ Attend your college interview
☑ More information coming soon
☐ Course Transition document
To help you prepare for your transition to college, our teachers have put together some fantastic resources and reading lists for all of our A-Level and vocational courses. We hope that you find this work useful and interesting.
While this work will certainly be beneficial to you, it is not compulsory and does not form part of the course assessment. Entry onto all courses at Ashton Sixth Form College will be, as always, conditional upon your GCSE results and completion of this work will not replace our usual entry requirements. Given that some students might not enrol for the course they have applied for, we would advise against spending lots of money on resources prior to enrolling in college – many of the suggested resources in this document are free of charge.
Click here to view the course transition document
☐ Financial support
- Find out if you are eligible for the College bursary at www.asfc.ac.uk/bursary
- Apply for the Our Pass which provides free bus travel across Greater Manchester and more at ourpass.co.uk
- Travelling by train? Get the 16-17 saver railcard at www.16-17saver.co.uk
☐ New Student Induction Day
More information coming soon.
At your Induction Day you will have the chance to meet your teachers virtually and take part in an intro lesson for the course(s) you’ve applied for. The online lesson will prepare you for starting college in September and you can also ask any questions about the course or college life.
You’ll also be able to explore the campus via an interactive campus tour and tour videos.
Your personalised timetable and the date and time you will be required to attend will be emailed to you.
☐ GCSE Results Day – Thursday 25th August
☐ Attend enrolment at the college
25th, 26th & 30th August
At enrolment we check your GCSE results, give further advice and guidance if necessary and confirm the course(s) you will be studying at college.
Enrolment will take place over 3 days beginning on Thursday 25th August. You will be given a specific time and day to enrol at the college. This time and date will be sent to you via email. You must only attend your enrolment appointment at the time/date given.
To read more about enrolment including our FAQs, please click here.
☐ Join Ashton Sixth Form College
Wednesday 6th or 7th September
Lessons begin (first year students)
Thursday 8th September