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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

Year 7 Team Building Days

Year 7 Team Building Days

On Thursday 10th and Friday 11th October all Year 7 were involved in two days of Team Building which demonstrated to them that together they can solve a challenge by organisation, interacting and planning. On Thursday they undertook a ‘Dragons Den’ Challenge and... read more

Aldford win the Cup!

Aldford win the Cup!

Aldford are Victorious!  Last Sunday 6 October, the Abbey Gate College Under 11 football team took part in the annual 6-a-side football tournament held at Ellesmere College.  In previous years we have had relative success in this competition, always progressing to the... read more

Harvest 'celebrations' make a real difference

Harvest 'celebrations' make a real difference

As the seasons change and summer disappears to make way for autumn we celebrated Harvest last week. The children at our wonderful Junior School at Aldford celebrated at Aldford Church by singing, playing musical instruments and reading about the beauty of the earth and we... read more

Abbey Gate College Chapel Choir – Masterclass with composer Philip Stopford

Abbey Gate College Chapel Choir – Masterclass with composer Philip Stopford

Classic FM’s ‘Hall of Fame’ composer Philip Stopford returned to Chester to give a three hour Masterclass to Abbey Gate College Chapel Choir.  The Choir worked on 6 of Philip’s compositions including his Lully, Lulla, Lullay which is currently in the Classic FM Ha... read more

Representative Honours in Football and Rugby

Congratulations go to a number of boys at the College who have been selected for representative teams across the region in both football and rugby. Barney Franklin is playing at Bolton on Sunday in the North ISA team after trials at QEGs Blackburn last Sunday.... http://www.isfa.org.uk/boys/36-boys/representative-teams-regional/53-isfa-north-under-16-representative-team   Francois Antoine... read more

Sophie is one of the best in the North West

Sophie is one of the best in the North West

  Congratulations go to Sophie Bell from the College who, at the age of 14, has been selected for the Under 17 North West Regional Academy Squad. In addition, Sophie is the only girl from Cheshire who has been selected to play with, and against, girls more than two yea... read more

Open Day is a great success

Open Day is a great success

The Abbey Gate College Open Morning was another fantastic success and pupils throughout the College gave up their Saturday morning in order to tell the numerous visitors why they are so proud of their school and their achievements.  Pupils in Years 7, 8 and the Sixth... read more