Pupil Blog

Day 2 report from a sunny Barcelona

Day 2 report from a sunny Barcelona

Day 2, Thursday, and after a generous and expansive breakfast, training started at 10:00 with international coach Jorge Debanach. The Junior FC complex of 3 astro pitches, indoor and outdoor pool, 6 clay tennis courts and 12 panel tennis courts... read more

Battlefields Day 2

Battlefields Day 2

Following an early start at 7’o clock we travelled to Essex Farm, which provided our first taste of the mood of a Commonwealth cemetery. After visiting another site to pay our respects to Toby Kimber’s relative, we visited Sanctuary Wood.  Here we actually got to exper... read more

Barcelona Hockey Tour - Day 1

Barcelona Hockey Tour - Day 1

Game 1 v Ilhuro Hockey Club - Wednesday 22nd October A glorious evening, after an early morning flight from Liverpool Airport, saw all the girls keen to impress. Ilhuro started strongly and their talented midfield displayed fantastic stick skills and despite some resilient... read more

Battlefields Day 1 - A sobering experience for all

Battlefields Day 1 - A sobering experience for all

After a total journey time of 12 hours, the Year 11 Historians arrived at the French WW1 Battlefields. Our first stop took us to the Canadian memorial at “Vimy Ridge.” This was constructed to commemorate the 11,285 missing Canadian soldiers. All of the students were... read more

Hola, Bonjour, Guten Tag!

Friday 26th September was 'European Day of Languages' which is a celebration of the 6000 or more languages which are spoken worldwide. Abbey Gate College pupils have been celebrating all week with games, quizzes, poster competitions and much more. Form groups have been looking at different European flags, making animal noises in other languages, listening to celebrities who speak another tongue... read more

The Stables

The Stables

On Monday 2nd June we all trudged back into school, after a busy half term, and what did we find? The Stables! A completely updated refectory with new chefs, new menus and most importantly new food! Everyone is trying the new food: to the right you can make your own sandwich or... read more

Lewis launches the Pupil Blog

Lewis launches the Pupil Blog

Welcome to the first ever Abbey Gate pupil blog. This is a brand new feature where the pupils explain their points of view about the school and what’s been happening. On Friday 9 May three historians (two were a pupil’s parents) gave Year 8 a walk-through of three majo... read more

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