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Winter is finally here!

Winter is finally here!

The first snow of 2015 fell on Abbey Gate College on Thursday, much to the excitement of the pupils. I'm not sure the Ground Staff and Site Team were too pleased however!   Though spring is just around the corner...... read more

IDentify off to a flying start

IDentify off to a flying start

Sixth Form Young Enterprise Group 'IDentify' won the Cheshire West and Chester Best Business Plan Award at the Young Enterprise Skills Workshop which took place at Chester University on Tuesday 27th January. Their Business Plan was judged by business professionals who commented... read more

Will heads East

Will heads East

We are extremely proud of Deputy Head Boy Will Stuart who has gained a place at the world renowned Drama School, East 15, which boasts alumni including Alison Steadman, Peter Armitage and Stephen Daldry. Will has spent the last few months working extremely hard with Head of... read more

Poetry By Heart

Poetry By Heart

This term saw Abbey Gate College’s 2nd annual event for Poetry by Heart, the national poetry recital competition. The competitors, Ellie Parker, Lucia Martin and Niamh Roberts, carefully selected two poems each from a wide selection on the Poetry by Heart website. The judges... read more

Awards aplenty

Awards aplenty

Congratulations go to the pupils who studied for and performed in their New Era Academy Speech and Drama Exams in December. A total of 63 pupils took a range of exams and subsequently achieved a fantastic set of results, with many being given some very high scores. Well done... read more

5 more golds - plus 2 silver and 13 bronze!

Following hot on the heels of the 3 former pupils who visited St James's Palace recently to collect their Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award come the next batch of successful pupils. Congratulations go to Ellie Nicholas, Nour Maurice, Alexander Sissons, Sally Stanford and Joe Nicholson who have just completed their Gold Awards and will be invited in due course to attend the Awards Ceremony at the... read more

Musical success for student Ben

Musical success for student Ben

A level College student Benjamin Clare has joined the elite group of Junior musicians at Saturday Music School+ at Leeds College of Music following his summer audition; only 7 musicians comprise this group and they are selected from the whole of the North of England.... read more

Cambridge...Bath...Edinburgh...etc etc!!

Cambridge...Bath...Edinburgh...etc etc!!

Abbey Gate College Sixth Form students are once again ready to attend the university courses of their choice.  With the UCAS application deadline having just passed the students have been offered the chance to study courses that reflect the diverse interests of this yearâ€... read more

National recognition for Barnaby

National recognition for Barnaby

When Abbey Gate College Sixth Form student, Barnaby Franklin, heard that one of his close friends had been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma he knew that he had to do something to help fundraise for research into this illness.  As a Sports Ambassador for the Colle... read more

Royal Reward for Gold Award Students

Royal Reward for Gold Award Students

Tuesday 13th January was a momentous day for the College and three students from our first cohort of the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award as they attended St James Palace to collect their certificates. The first group of twelve students began the Gold Award in 2012, of which s... read more