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It’s a busy time for the ‘Abbey Gate 4’

It’s a busy time for the ‘Abbey Gate 4’

Following a recent article in the Christmas Edition of the Cheshire Life magazine, Abbey Gate College would like to say good luck and well done to 4 of its pupils, Matthew Fesmer, Felix Gideonse, Max Williams and John Muir, who are also very hard working choirboys of... read more

Naomi is the British Modern Biathlon Champion

Naomi is the British Modern Biathlon Champion

College pupil Naomi is a champion once again as at the weekend she competed in and won the British Modern Biathlon Championships in Solihull.  More details to follow shortly.... read more

All the fun of the Fair!

All the fun of the Fair!

A big thank you to all those who kindly supported this year's Christmas Fair on 16th November and helped to raise a little short of £2000! Children and parents alike enjoyed a festive , fun filled day, whilst being entertained by the College Choir and The Aldford Belle... read more

It's Guys and Dolls week - good luck everyone

It's Guys and Dolls week - good luck everyone

This year our school production is ‘Guys and Dolls’ – a musical set in early 1950s New York. The streets are teeming with gamblers (including the likes of Nathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Sky Masterson), who spend their time betting and watching shows, starring... read more

Children In Need - £1532.36 raised so far

Children In Need - £1532.36 raised so far

Fancy dress and onesies were the order of the day at the College as the fund raising for Children In Need began with a fantastic assembly produced, directed and performed by the Sixth Form. With more activities planned throughout the day, these early images show some of the... read more

The Good Life - at Aldford!

The Good Life - at Aldford!

One of the joys of being at Aldford is our fantastic grounds. Apart from their obvious use in sport and at breaks, they have become a valued resource that is helping support many areas of the curriculum. From using clinometers to measure the heights of trees to exploring the... read more

Black Belt Success

Black Belt Success

After 5 years studying the martial art of Tae Kwon Do, College pupil Joe Brazier passed his Black Belt grading in October.  The five tenants of Tae Kwon Do are: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable Spirit, and Joe has certainly proved he ha... read more

A masterful display from Marmion

A masterful display from Marmion

Congratulations to Marmion House who were crowned the College House Quiz Champions following a full day of 'University Challenge' style competition on Friday.  Pupils from all years took part and a special thanks must go to everyone who competed and especially to Dr Ball w... read more

Success at the Festival of Verse and Prose

Success at the Festival of Verse and Prose

24 pupils from Years 5-10 competed in the Shropshire Festival of Verse and Prose, held at Moreton Hall School, Oswestry this month.  James Ayshford, Oscar Patten, Kieren Platts and Toby Stanford from Year 10 showed considerable ability in their events with Oscar winning... read more

John Lewis is given an AGC 'make over'

John Lewis is given an AGC 'make over'

When our Lower Sixth art class was tasked with designing and creating a mural for a wall in the offices of John Lewis Chester, we were immediately inspired and excited.  We took a trip to the store to be given our brief and to see the wall we would be working on.  Tr... read more