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Izzy hopes to 'wow' the judges

Izzy hopes to 'wow' the judges

Good luck to Year 11 pupil Izzy Wheatland who, on Tuesday 4th February, will be performing 3 poems at Ellesmere Port Library as part of the Poetry by Heart recital competition. If she makes it through this county stage, she will gain a place at the regional and... read more

Aldford Pupils Link With Australia!

Aldford Pupils Link With Australia!

The Y5 classroom was buzzing with excitement today as the pupils received an unusual parcel from Australia. As part of the British Council Schools Online initiative, Aldford School has partnered with a primary school in Australia. The school, Booyal Central State School, is loca... read more

Aldford Art Exhibition to Support Local Artists

Aldford Art Exhibition to Support Local Artists

All parents at Abbey Gate College are cordially invited to a very special event on 13 February at 7pm, Aldford School.   The pupils of Y6 at Abbey Gate College have been given the opportunity to take part in a Young Enterprise competition linked with the Tenner project.... read more

Offers, Offers and more Offers

Once again, the advice and guidance provided by all of the staff, and especially the Head of Sixth Form Marc Cavallini and his team of tutors, is paying dividends with regards to university offers.  This year there are 35 students applying to university and at the time of writing 105 out of 110 replies from universities have resulted in offers.  14 students have received offers... read more

Wonderful artwork is now available

Wonderful artwork is now available

This beautiful limited edition print (size 27cm x 23cm) is now available to order.  It is from an original watercolour by Valerie Thompson, who was Head of Art at Abbey Gate College from 1985–2009. Price:  Unframed £35.00 each   Framed £75.00 each (Ash frame... read more

Charity Concert to feature 130 pupils!

Charity Concert to feature 130 pupils!

We are delighted to announce that the Abbey Gate College Music Department will be putting on a spectacular Charity Concert at St Oswald’s Church, Malpas on Friday 31st January at 7.30pm.  The event is in aid of the College’s Charity, ‘Amaventure’, which is raising... read more

Poetry by Heart Competition

Poetry by Heart Competition

At the start of the Autumn Term pupils from Year 10-13 were invited to take part in the National Poetry Recital Competition ‘Poetry by Heart’. The three competitors – Ellie Parker, Izzy Wheatland and Georgie Hook – chose challenging and thought-provoking poems to recite... read more

Aldford School Santa Dash 2013!

Aldford School Santa Dash 2013!

On Friday 13 December, all the pupils of our Infant and Junior Department at Aldford, took part in a fantastic sponsored Santa Dash in an effort to raise money for our College charity - The Gem Appeal. Dressed in various festive costumes, the pupils, (some as young as... read more

Double success for Young Tenor

Double success for Young Tenor

College pupil Robert Anderson has just gained a distinction in Grade 8 Singing and within days of receiving this result he heard that he had been successful in winning a place to sing tenor in the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. 15 is the youngest age a singer can... read more

Abbey Gate College student makes Mt Everest Base Camp

Abbey Gate College student makes Mt Everest Base Camp

Year 10 pupil Anna Holden has recently returned from a charity fundraising trip to Nepal, where she went with her parents and a group of her father’s work colleagues who are all pilots from Thomson Airways. The trip was organised and led by one of the pilots, Nepalese Ang... read more