IS THE PERFORMING ARTS INDUSTRY A MERITOCRACY? CELEBS AND STUDENTS DEBATE

(Debaters with Che, Julie and Chris Johnson)   Che Wigfield-Turner, first-year BTEC Performing Arts Acting student at Pendleton Sixth Form College, pulls off not one, but two outstanding debates including students and local celebrities, Julie Hesmondhalgh and Maxine Peak. Students from the performing arts department have been practising their live-action debating whilst exploring the important topic, is the […]

10 REASONS TO STUDY AT PENDLETON SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

Pendleton Sixth Form College has been placed within the top 10% of colleges nationally for achievement rates. If that’s not reason enough to study at the college, here are 10 more reasons to study at Pendleton: 1) Outstanding Results Pendleton prides itself on the outstanding results achieved year in and year out by their incredibly talented […]

PENDLETON’S KIRA MCPHERSON IS AWARDED FIRST EVER MANCHESTER ARENA MEMORIAL AWARD FROM SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL MANCHESTER

Kira McPherson, who has just completed her studies on the Performing Arts Extended Diploma in Dance Course at Pendleton Sixth Form College, has been chosen as the first recipient of the Manchester Arena Memorial Award and scholarship from the Soroptimist International of Manchester Organisation.   Soroptimist International Manchester is part of Soroptimist International of Great Britain […]

WHO IS TOM GLYNN-CARNEY? THE SALFORD STUDENT WHO SWAPPED THE HALLWAYS OF PENDLETON SIXTH FORM COLLEGE, FOR A CAREER ON THE BIG-SCREEN

Tom Glynn-Carney, former Pendleton Performing Arts student, made his big-screen debut in the box office hit, Dunkirk. Starring alongside the likes of Tom Hardy, Harry Styles and Cillian Murphy, last summer. (Photo credit: Matt Crockett) Since then Tom has landed a leading role on the West End’s, The Ferryman, and a starring role in the BBC […]

SUCCESS FOR PENDLETON PERFORMING ARTS AS THREE OF THEIR STUDENTS ARE ACCEPTED INTO THE GUILDFORD SCHOOL OF ACTING

Three Pendleton Sixth Form College students are accepted into the Guildford School of Acting, one of the most highly regarded theatre schools in the UK. Lucca Chadwick-Patel, Owen Bolton and Zachariah Frieze have all been accepted into the prestigious school, situated at the University of Surrey. Lucca, former Culcheth High School pupil, said: “I’m absolutely […]