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Year 7 go back in time

Year 7 go back in time

  Earlier this term Year 7 historians were set the task of investigating artefacts from the Roman era. Each pupil was asked to look at an assortment of objects ranging from every day clothing through to equipment pivotal to the success of the Roman army. There is no doub... read more

'Styal'ish visit for Year 9

'Styal'ish visit for Year 9

It never rains over Quarry Bank Mill and today’s visit too was blessed with autumnal sunshine. Year 9 once again played the role of historian as each investigated the conditions faced by children in Samuel Gregg’s example of a British textiles factory. Pupils followed th... read more

A very busy day in London!

A very busy day in London!

On Wednesday 12th November, Historians and Politicians from Abbey Gate College’s Sixth Form took an early train to London for a visit to Westminster and the Houses of Parliament. After a brief stop at Downing Street and a group photo in front of ‘Plebgate,’ we negotiated... read more

Welcome and well done everyone

Welcome and well done everyone

College opened its doors to Year 6 pupils from across the region today and they experienced a variety of lessons including, Science, Languages, Mathematics, Drama, PE and Design Technology.  The pupils got the chance to get their hands on a range of College equip... read more

Abbey Gate College Remembrance Service – 11th November 2014

Abbey Gate College Remembrance Service – 11th November 2014

A teenage soldier who was turned into a human fireball in a petrol bomb attack in Iraq has battled back to fitness to complete a staggering 126 marathons and was today the guest of honour at the remembrance service at Abbey Gate College.  The moving service combined music... read more

Abbey Gate’s debut debate

Abbey Gate’s very own debating society left school for the first time to compete against Bishop Heber to debate whether or not the U.K should have an open borders policy to immigrants and the outcome was truly a success.  The atmosphere in the mini bus filled with excitement and anxiety, our debaters had their heads buried in their speeches, reciting their pieces over and over attempting t... read more

Hastings are triumphant

Hastings are triumphant

It came down to the last quiz of the day to see who was to be crowned 'Abbey Gate College's House Quiz Champions' for 2014. The 6th Form Hastings team took on the 6th form Ripley team after 17 previous games and it was the closest competition in recent memory. Ripley were... read more

College Charity Swazaid – A partnership in the making

College Charity Swazaid – A partnership in the making

A Partnership in the making. During October Mr Meadows, Mrs Heywood and Mrs Parker travelled to Swaziland. Firstly we wanted to discover how money raised by Abbey Gate College for Swazaid was spent and secondly to formalize a partnership with Milinzini High School and Abbey Ga... read more

Brave Soldier Tells Abbey Gate Pupils to ‘Follow Their Passion’

Karl Hinett to Speak at Abbey Gate College on Remembrance Day – 11th November 2014 A teenage soldier who was turned into a human fireball in a petrol bomb attack in Iraq has battled back to fitness to complete a staggering 126 marathons and will be the guest of honour at the remembrance service at Abbey Gate College on 11th November.  Here he will share with the College details of his... read more

SHROPSHIRE FESTIVAL OF VERSE AND PROSE 2014

SHROPSHIRE FESTIVAL OF VERSE AND PROSE 2014

Twenty pupils from Years 5 – 10 represented the College at the Shropshire Festival of Verse and Prose held at Moreton Hall School, Oswestry. The College pupils did magnificently well once again and a summary of the results are below: Sophie Arden and Philippa Way competed... read more