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'The Opportunity of a Lifetime' for Theo

'The Opportunity of a Lifetime' for Theo

Lower Sixth Form student, Theo, has been given the once in a lifetime opportunity to spend a week in London working with the world renowned National Theatre. He was given the chance to audition for the National Youth Theatre Company after completing the two week ‘National Yo... read more

People to People Success for Nick and Peter

People to People Success for Nick and Peter

Following a recent audition, Nicholas Bradley, Head Boy at Abbey Gate College, won the People to People Association music competition in Chester.   This local competition, which is regarded as a very prestigious one for young musicians, is part of an international exchang... read more

Cheerleading success in Sheffield

Cheerleading success in Sheffield

Congratulations to College pupils Lotti Littler and Anna Jayaram (and Anna’s sister, Mimi, who is joining the College in September) who all competed with their cheerleading team at the England Institute for Sport in Sheffield at the beginning of March. There were 160 teams i... read more

Megan gets a Headstart

Megan gets a Headstart

In September, Sixth Form student Megan, applied for a Headstart engineering course and from around 3000 applicants has recently found out that she has been successful in her application. Megan will be attending the 5 day residential course to study engineering... read more

Dan and Cheshire make it through to the play-offs

Dan and Cheshire make it through to the play-offs

Last weekend Cheshire's Badminton Team lined up against close rivals Warwickshire in a match which would determine Cheshire's standings for the National Play-offs at the beginning of May. Warwickshire were undefeated this season and therefore the Cheshire team ne... read more

Y6 appear on National TV & win Enterprise Competition!

Y6 appear on National TV & win Enterprise Competition!

Headteacher of the College's Infant and Junior Department, Rebecca Findlay, plus 3 pupils made a fantastic debut on BBC Breakfast TV this morning.  They were discussing the magnificent art exhibition event that J6 had organised as part of the Tenner Relay, a Young... read more

Izzy to attend world renowned drama school

Izzy to attend world renowned drama school

We are extremely proud of our leading lady, Izzy Wheatland who has been offered a place in World renowned Drama School ArtsEd in London. Izzy, who recently performed the role of Miss Adelaide in the College’s production of Guys and Dolls, had to perform two monologues, two son... read more

Jade is First Class

Jade is First Class

The College always likes to report on the successes of its former pupils and this article has been written by former student Jade Grimwood, who has led a busy life since graduating with a first class honours degree from Keele University.  Jade outlines her story below...... read more

Aldford Pupils represent NW in National Competition!

Aldford Pupils represent NW in National Competition!

All the pupils and staff of Aldford School have come to school dressed as artists and famous pieces of artwork to raise the profile of a National Competition in which Aldford are representing the North West! After a fabulous assembly, preparations are rapidly taking place for... read more

'Ramp up the Red' begins with a standing ovation

'Ramp up the Red' begins with a standing ovation

Sometimes, school assemblies come and go but they almost never end with a spontaneous standing applause...until today. Around 500 pupils and staff stood to applaud the bravery and composure with which members of the College Sixth Form delivered such a personal, yet inspiring... read more