Since graduating from Ashbourne in 2019, Arlo Parks has gone from success to success. Winning AIM One to Watch and BBC Introducing Artist of the Year in 2020, she has now been nominated for an incredible three BRIT awards for Best Album, Best British Female Artist and Best New Artist, as well as being listed to perform at the ceremony.
Ashbourne’s graduate, Antony Popov has won the Best Short Film at the WJEC EDUQAS Moving Image Awards 2020 for his production of ‘Continuum’. The Moving Image Awards (MIA) recognise and celebrate the best moving image productions from students undertaking WJEC/Eduqas qualifications in Film and Media across the UK.
Over the February Half-term, the Student Council at Ashbourne has successfully launched a Photography Competition. The competition was open to all current Ashbourne students who were joining our online lessons from their homes in the UK and different parts of the world.
Ashbourne College embraces a university-styled, ‘grown-up’ approach to education that encourages students’ independence and leadership qualities. Not only during their time at Ashbourne, but many of our graduates have also taken the initiatives and participated in various philanthropic and leadership projects. Chiazor Tracy Nwokoma is one of those.
David Balica joined Ashbourne College in September 2018 on a 100% Music scholarship. He graduated in summer 2020 with an outstanding A*AAA in A-level English Literature, Music, Drama and History and secured a place to study Composition at the prestigious Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
The question for this year’s Literature Essay Competition has been released, inspired by the tumultuous year we’ve all had…
Each year, Ashbourne College hosts an audition day for students looking to secure scholarships in A-Level Music and Performing Arts (Drama and Theatre Studies). These scholarships, whilst difficult to achieve, are highly valuable, with offers going all the way up to 100% discount on Ashbourne’s tuition fees (roughly £60,000 for a two year course).
Lily Rose Morris-Zumin joined Ashbourne College in September 2016 on a 100% Drama scholarship. She graduated in 2018 with an outstanding A*A*A in A-level English Literature, Geography and Drama and secured a place to read English at the University of Cambridge.
We are thrilled to share that Catherine Brahams, former Vice Principal at Ashbourne College, 2003 to 2006, has published her first novel, Imprisoned by Love.
Ashbourne will be joining millions in the UK to take part in Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11th December to raise money for Save the Children.