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Cross Country Double Team Success in Testing Conditions

Cross Country Double Team Success in Testing Conditions

The ISA North Cross Country Championships took place at Scarisbrick Hall, Ormskirk on a windswept and bitterly cold afternoon. The course was testing in terms of running into the wind and negotiating some very wet areas. The first four races had over 60 competitors in... read more

Hockey - Abbey Gate Year 7/8 v Woldingham School

Hockey - Abbey Gate Year 7/8 v Woldingham School

On Friday 23rd of January Abbey Gate College’s combined Year 7 and 8 Hockey team competed against Woldingham School, a touring school from Surrey. The match was extremely even with both teams shooting at goal numerous times throughout the first half. With some excellent... read more

Year 10 Chester & District Volleyball Championships

Year 10 Chester & District Volleyball Championships

Since returning from the Christmas break the PE department has introduced Volleyball to the Year 10 girls during their lesson time. All of the girls are making excellent progress and are clearly enjoying the new sport…so when the opportunity arose to enter a volleyball... read more

Sporting Stars of Autumn 2014

Congratulations to the following pupils who were named the 'Sporting Star of the Term' for Autumn 2014: Year 7: Neamh Unwin and Charlie Cheadle Year 8: Freya Reeves and Theo Cook Year 9: Laura Cameron and Alex Mason The PE department had a very difficult decision choosing just 2 from each year group and the pupils received the honour based upon their overall participation and attitud... read more

Netball v Ellesmere College

Netball v Ellesmere College

On a frosty Saturday morning the Abbey Gate Y7 & 8 netball teams set off on the journey to Ellesmere College. Upon arrival the girls could see that the courts were too frosty to play on therefore, meaning the matches were to be played inside (everyone was... read more

Football v Ellesmere College

Football v Ellesmere College

Following an 8am inspection the pitches were deemed fit enough to play the first Saturday morning fixtures of 2015. 1st X1 1 Ellesmere 3 A squad of 17 players became a 'bare 11' due to illness and other commitments and due to a number of players having to play... read more

Table Tennis success for College teams

Table Tennis success for College teams

The College have played in the local District tournament this week with the Y7/8 team performing first on Tuesday of this week. The quartet of Charlie Fleet, Joe Watkins, Seb Middleton and David Mitchell were all able to score and play with confidence. The boys acquitted thems... read more

Netball - Year 9 v Rydal - won 17-8

Netball - Year 9 v Rydal - won 17-8

On an extremely breezy Saturday morning the Abbey Gate College Year 9 netball team arrived ready to play Rydal. The girls were pleased to hear that the match was to be played inside otherwise their game play would have required some serious alterations to cater for the... read more

Chester & District Schools' Gymnastics Competition

Chester & District Schools' Gymnastics Competition

On Wednesday the 8th of December College took part in the annual Chester & District Gymnastics Competition. With 10 schools attending the event, the standard of competition was high. The girls were all required to perform an individual vault and a group or pair... read more

Netball - Year 7&8 v Queen's Park

The Year 8 squad had been looking forward to this game for a number of weeks due to the fact that the game last season had been so close. The new netball dresses had arrived just in time for the last match of 2014 which meant that the team was even more determined than ever before. As soon as we arrived at Queen’s Park the team began their warm up, after a quick team talk the match was... read more