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Brecon Gold Award success in glorious weather

Brecon Gold Award success in glorious weather

This Gold assessment route started at Llanddeusant and took in a number of 600m peaks including Pen y Fan on the way to Brecon – over 70 kilometres; a big physical challenge! The groups had sound navigational skills and demonstrated excellent knowledge of all areas needed... read more

VITAL POINTS HAUL FOR MORRIS ON CHALLENGING HOCKENHEIM WEEKEND

VITAL POINTS HAUL FOR MORRIS ON CHALLENGING HOCKENHEIM WEEKEND

 Former Abbey Gate College Sixth Form student, Seb Morris, rounded-out the third event of the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup season at Hockenheim last weekend, 14th/15th June, sixth in the championship standings following an outing of mixed fortunes for the Caterh... read more

Provocateur in Residence

Provocateur in Residence

On June 16th, a ‘provocateur’ visited Abbey Gate College to stimulate argument and discussion with pupils from years 9, 10 and 12.  They were given the topic of ‘private education’ to prepare; Tom Bureau, the provocateur, then incited debate by stating that private... read more

A Berkoff masterclass inspires the next generation

A Berkoff masterclass inspires the next generation

Current and prospective Sixth Form Drama and Theatre Studies pupils at College were lucky enough to have a workshop recently with renowned actor, director and practitioner George Dillon. The workshop was to help the students to develop their knowledge of the famous Steven... read more

Will to tread the boards once more

Will to tread the boards once more

We are immensely proud of our new Deputy Head Boy Will Stuart who has been selected to take part in a production with the National Theatre this summer. Will was lucky enough to be selected for National Youth Theatre last year which allowed him to audition for various projects... read more

Heads and Deputies begin their term of office

Heads and Deputies begin their term of office

Congratulations to Abbey Gate College Sixth Form pupils Joe Nicholson and Georgie Hook who have been appointed as Head Boy and Head Girl for the next academic year. They will be assisted in their duties by Will Stuart and Sophie Jones who are the appointed Deputy Head Boy and... read more

Music and Drama talent descends on the College

Music and Drama talent descends on the College

On 5th June, Abbey Gate College played host to talented students of music and drama from a number of local primary schools.  18 pupils from Eccleston Primary School, Eaton Primary School, Kelsall Primary School and Saighton Primary School took part in a Gifted and Talente... read more

Nick's achievements and potential rewarded by Imperial

Nick's achievements and potential rewarded by Imperial

Congratulations to Nick, who, just as he is about to sit his final A2 examinations after 7 highly successful years at the College, has received news that he is to be awarded a prestigious scholarship next year.  Following a string of A*'s at GCSE, Nick is on course to ach... read more

Tom leads his crew to Gold

Tom leads his crew to Gold

Tom Gideonse, who is currently in the middle of his GCSE examinations at College, is currently developing his skills as a rowing cox.  He has recently coxed a crew from Royal Chester Rowing Club to win a Gold Medal at the National Masters Rowing Championships at Holme Pie... read more

Seb gets his maiden NEC victory at Silverstone

Seb gets his maiden NEC victory at Silverstone

Former Abbey Gate College Sixth Form student and Marford racing driver Seb Morris got his Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup (NEC) title campaign well and truly on track at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 25th May, after claiming a superb... read more