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The Magnificent Magma Bar

The Magnificent Magma Bar

Just before the end of the Summer Term the pupils from the Year 5 class at the College got a huge surprise. After their visit to the Head Offices of The Cooperative in February where they pitched their ideas for new chocolate bars to representatives from the Coop and... read more

Friendly ‘Mace’ Debate with King's, Chester

Friendly ‘Mace’ Debate with King's, Chester

On Tuesday 30th June, Henry Meadows and Theo Tollet journeyed to the Kings’ School, Chester – accompanied by 5 other Abbey Gate supporters. Here they met with their opposing team to debate the motion “This House believes that the Education System is failing young people... read more

Abbey is off to the Nationals

Congratulations go to Abbey Rimmer on her success in the field of Eventing, which covers all 3 disciplines of Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country. On Thursday 2nd July Abbey was selected to represent the Area Riding Club in the junior 90cm 2 day Nationals being held in Oxfordshire in August; this follows her being placed individually in the area competition 2 weeks ago. At the... read more

It's Gold for Ellie

It's Gold for Ellie

Congratulations to Upper Sixth College student, Ellie Nicholas, who received her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh on the 2nd July 2015. Ellie met with The Duke of Edinburgh himself to receive her award and is very proud of her achievement. Ellie has... read more

Outstanding achievement recognised by ESB

Outstanding achievement recognised by ESB

Led by Mrs Christine Faithfull, pupils from years 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 at Abbey Gate College regularly participate in the English Speaking Board exams achieving some excellent results. Candidates taking these examinations develop... read more

From Swaziland to Chester - different hemispheres-similar temperatures!

From Swaziland to Chester - different hemispheres-similar temperatures!

On Tuesday 30th June Abbey Gate College extended a warm welcome to teachers from Milinzini High School, which is the College’s partner school in Swaziland.  Mr Dlamini and Mr Mabaso are not only visiting the UK for the first time but this is their first ever time outsid... read more

Over £3000 raised in the sponsored walk

Thank you to all the pupils who took part in the recent sponsored walk, and to all the parents, grandparents and friends of the College who sponsored them.  The combined total for the Infant, Junior and Senior pupils is a magnificent £3147.40; all raised for our College charity, CLIC Sargent.  ... read more

Congratulations James!

Congratulations James!

Former Abbey Gate College student, James Kealey, continues to excel in the world of music.  James, who is the Organ Scholar at Royal Holloway College and who is now about to enter his final year of study, has recently been appointed as the Assistant Conductor at the Royal T... read more

Biologists are 'top of the form'

Earlier this year a group of College pupils participated in the Biology Challenge, a rigorous competition run by the Society of Biology and aimed at Y9 and Y10 pupils. All of them quipped themselves brilliantly and a number have achieved the level needed to gain certificates. The following pupils have obtained a Bronze certificate:Daniel MeadowsJosh Rawlinson-SmithJames Thomps... read more

Year 8 get Dramatic!

Year 8 get Dramatic!

During Activities Week, Year 8 were lucky enough to take part in the annual Drama Festival. The festival sees the pupils split into four groups with the task of developing a dynamic piece of theatre around the topic of ‘Time’, ‘Change’ or ‘Technology’, whilst showcas... read more