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Culture, flamenco and churros con chocolate!

Culture, flamenco and churros con chocolate!

On Wednesday 22nd October, 29 Year 9 and 10 pupils, and members of the College teaching staff, met at Manchester airport at 4am in order to begin their ‘Spanish Adventure’.  The group were staying in a hotel on the beach in Benalmádena where the food was described as... read more

All smiles at St James' Palace

All smiles at St James' Palace

Students from Abbey Gate College continue to excel in the field of outdoor education and service to the community as 6 more hard-working and dedicated individuals travelled to St James' Palace in London to receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award recently.  The pupils... read more

Abbey Gate pupils excel once again

Abbey Gate pupils excel once again

Pupils at Abbey Gate College have continued their fine tradition of excelling in the field of Speech and Drama. Each year the Examining Board of New Era Academy of Speech and Drama awards a certificate of excellence to the student who obtains the highest mark nationally in the... read more

SHROPSHIRE SPEECH AND DRAMA FESTIVAL RESULTS 2015

SHROPSHIRE SPEECH AND DRAMA FESTIVAL RESULTS 2015

Twenty one pupils from Year 6 to Year 10 represented Abbey Gate College at the Shropshire Speech and Drama Festival held at Moreton Hall School on 10th October: Verity Burton, Carmen Kilgannon, Annabel Kirk, Grace Ryan and Maisie Watkins from Year 6 competed... read more

Thank you for your generosity

Thank you for your generosity

As part of the Harvest Festival celebrations, the pupils at Abbey Gate College have once again kindly collected a huge variety of items in order to donate to CATH (Chester Aid to the Homeless). The response was overwhelming and as a College we would like to say a huge thank... read more

Ben and Wales are victorious

Ben and Wales are victorious

At the end of the summer, College Sixth Form student, Ben Read, competed at two major equine competitions in which he came out of both with very good results. His first competition was the National Hunter Trial Finals at Eland Lodge where, in the Open Class, Ben achieved indiv... read more

Were you a winner?

Thank you to everyone who bought tickets for and supported the recent PTFA Raffle. £1200 was taken in ticket sales and the prize winners are listed below - the draw having taken place today (12th October) in the College Reception: Apple Watch - Mrs S Parker Sony Watch - Max JonesHeadphones - Mrs D RoxburghChampagne - Tom PlattChampagne - Liz Toombs Round of Golf - Ticket number 0341Spinning vouc... read more

College staff complete a marathon...and more!

College staff complete a marathon...and more!

Well done to all the staff (not all in photo due to 7.30am start!) who completed 32 miles during Friday 9th October as part of their marathon challenge on the Technogym treadmill and vario machine. The machines were being given a 'test run' in preparation for installation... read more

Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good

The Upper Sixth Theatre Studies group were lucky enough to spend the day in London this week. Their journey down south took them to the world renowned National Theatre to see Timberlake Wertenbaker's 'Our Country's Good', directed by Nadia Fall with music, developed... read more

A new brighter, lighter Alder Hey Hospital - thanks to Ellie!

A new brighter, lighter Alder Hey Hospital - thanks to Ellie!

Congratulations to former Abbey Gate College student, Eleanor Brogan, who has recently been featured heavily in the local and national media. Eleanor was at one time a patient at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool and won a competition to re-design the hospital; the... read more