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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

IDentify Make It To The North West Finals

IDentify Make It To The North West Finals

The Young Enterprise team ‘IDentify’ did the College exceptionally proud by getting through to the North West final of the competition on June 18th. Back in October the group of 11 students set up a business based around a simple concept of an orange ‘In Case of Emergenc... read more

Magnificent Mathematicians

Magnificent Mathematicians

Well done to all our Year 6, 7, & 8 pupils who were recently selected to participate in the Junior Maths Challenge. Aimed to stretch and challenge our most able mathematicians, a number of pupils performed so well that they were awarded... read more

Swimming through the pain barrier

Swimming through the pain barrier

Congratulations to College pupil Izzy Burton who has been invited to take part in the British National Swimming Championships which will take place on August 4-9th in Sheffield. Izzy was one of 20 swimmers from across the UK selected to compete for the 50m backstroke national Ch... read more

Silver D of E expedition completed in June sunshine

Silver D of E expedition completed in June sunshine

Year 10 pupils completed their Silver Assessed Expedition of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award through the Clwydian Range in North Wales over the first weekend in June. The weather was generally sunny but very windy causing noticeable windchill at times. The high ascents of day... read more

College hosts a cricket legend

College hosts a cricket legend

Staff, pupils, parents and friends of the College had a day never to forget on Friday 5th June as one of cricket’s true legends visited Abbey Gate.  Sir Garfield Sobers spent 4 hours at the College and met with Headmistress Mrs Pollard, before walking through the beautifu... read more