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Sights, Sounds and Smells of the Civil War

Sights, Sounds and Smells of the Civil War

Friday 16th May saw Year 8 investigate the little known civil war battlefield of Rowton Moor.  Given last week’s demonstrations, it didn’t take much to imagine the sounds, sights and smells of the desperate fighting that effectively brought Charles’s first campaign... read more

We did it!

We did it!

Thank you to everyone who supported our half marathon fund raising cause in whatever way.  From those of you who have had to listen to endless stories of training runs and injuries, to those who came out  to support us all yesterday and whose encouragement d... read more

National Youth Theatre Success - again!

National Youth Theatre Success - again!

Huge congratulations must go to Sixth Form students Sophie Jones and Joe Kelly who have both gained places on this year’s National Youth Theatre course. To gain places on this world renowned course, whose alumni includes Dame Helen Mirren, Chiwetel Ejofor and Matt Smith, Sophi... read more

Lewis Hosts BTCC Driver Q&A for Tesco Fuel Save MG Racing

Lewis Hosts BTCC Driver Q&A for Tesco Fuel Save MG Racing

After launching his reporting career at the Autosport show in January earlier this year, Lewis decided to focus on the British Touring Car Championship and create videos of his interviews from every race and track in the championship. The drivers, teams and championship organi... read more

Ellie continues to be 'one of the best'

Ellie continues to be 'one of the best'

Congratulations to Abbey Gate College Year 7 pupil Ellie, who is proving to be a very accomplished writer.  She has recently had a story, The Gingerbread Men, published in a compilation book called ‘A Twist In The Tale’ with her entry being chosen from thousands of ent... read more

Civil War in Cheshire once again

Civil War in Cheshire once again

"Part 1 of Year 8's Civil War experience kicked off with a bang on Friday 9th May as Gary Ashby (History Box) demonstrated the lengthy process of shooting a 17th century musket. The college had been mostly forewarned, and the barrel was empty, but sporadic firing... read more

Wolf Tales win again

Wolf Tales win again

Following the success of Abbey Gate College’s Young Enterprise Group ‘Wolf Tales’ in the recent Cheshire West and Chester Area competition, where they beat a host of other Sixth Form Young Enterprise Groups from local schools, the group are now the Cheshire and Warrington... read more

From Abbey Gate to Bristol to Rolls Royce

From Abbey Gate to Bristol to Rolls Royce

Congratulations to former Head Boy of the College, Alex Mathews who has just obtained a place on the Rolls Royce graduate development programme. This consists of a number of placements over an 18 month period across the different areas of the company and Alex is... read more

College staff to compete in the Chester Half Marathon

College staff to compete in the Chester Half Marathon

17 staff (plus 2 partners and one guest) have ‘willingly’ volunteered to take part in the Chester Half Marathon this year in aid of the College’s charity – Amaventure (which is raising funds for the GEM Appeal). Months of pounding the streets is coming to a close as th... read more

Stratford, Henry IV (part 2) and the RSC

Stratford, Henry IV (part 2) and the RSC

Sixth Form Drama and Theatre Studies students recently undertook a wonderful residential trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.  Whilst visiting Shakespeare country the students were given a tour of the Bard’s birthplace, grave and numerous houses which either belonged to him or h... read more