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College gymnasts continue to work hard

College gymnasts continue to work hard

The pupils of gymnastics club have been working hard on their gym and dance routines in preparation for our display on Wednesday 30th of April. The pupils are extremely excited to share their work with parents, teachers, friends and other students. The majority of the pupils t... read more

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award season starts in glorious sunshine

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award season starts in glorious sunshine

Pupils from Years 10 and 11took part in their all important refresher training in preparation for the Silver Practice Expedition, starting on Friday 25th April. All eight groups were assigned a Mountain Leader for a full day of intense training in the ‘Berwyn’s’, around... read more

Two Roads Diverged in a Yellow Wood

Two Roads Diverged in a Yellow Wood

This week's whole College assembly was delivered by Science teacher Mr Gallagher and Year 11 pupil Isabel Wheatland.  The theme was that our life is a journey and as we go along we will have many decisions to make.  Isabel read a poem from Rober Frost entitled 'The R... read more

College athletes prepare for a busy weekend!

College athletes prepare for a busy weekend!

Good luck to 2 of the College’s best athletes this weekend. After representing the Flint and Denbigh branch of the Pony Club in a triathlon (shooting, swimming and running), Ben Read has qualified for the National Finals in Milton Keynes this weekend.  He will be compet... read more

Seb Morris to be part of Elite Cymru Scheme

Seb Morris to be part of Elite Cymru Scheme

Welsh racing driver and former Abbey Gate College student Seb Morris has received yet another big boost ahead of his maiden season of competition in Europe this year, having been invited by Sport Wales to be part of its prestigious ‘Elite Cymru’ scheme. Marford-based S... read more

From Frog Racing to Barcelona!

From Frog Racing to Barcelona!

A massive thank you to all the parents and friends of pupils destined to take part in the Easter football tour to Spain for their generous support in raising much needed funds at the evening of Frog Racing that took place in the College Sports Hall. The aim of the evening wa... read more

BAFTA award winner offers pupils advice!

BAFTA award winner offers pupils advice!

Our GCSE and A Level Drama and Theatre Studies pupils were extremely lucky to have an exclusive Q&A session with professional actor, Richard Elfyn. Richard has appeared in numerous productions, films and TV shows including To Kill a Mockingbird, Emmerdale , Sam Tan (the we... read more

Marmion are the musical maestro's

Marmion are the musical maestro's

Pictured are the finalists of the annual Abbey Gate College Margaret Caven House Music Competition which took place recently. The adjudicator was Mrs Vikki Vincent, who is Head of Music at the International School in Kidderminster, and she listened to the many entries... read more

Breaking Bad – The Unseen Episode

Breaking Bad – The Unseen Episode

On 28th January, 6 members of the Upper Sixth went on a trip to the Chemistry Labs at Manchester Metropolitan University accompanied by Mr Tempest. The day was designed to give hands on experience of the complex machinery used in the analysis of unidentified compounds in the... read more

College’s young entrepreneurs shine in Apprentice challenge

College’s young entrepreneurs shine in Apprentice challenge

Abbey Gate College Head Tracy Pollard took on the role of Lord Alan Sugar to challenge students with an Apprentice-style task for the school nominated house charity. The Head appeared on school video link to set Year 9 students the task of creating promotional products that... read more