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Abbey College Manchester students are celebrating record breaking examination results in 2017. 34% of examinations taken scored an A* or A grade, 64% scored an A*, A or B grade and 85.1% of examinations taken scored A* – C grade.

Why Choose Abbey College Manchester?


Our new exciting Level 3 Combined Studies Programme is recognised by several universities and is available over two years or one year in a range of pathways as an alternative to the traditional A-Levels.

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Welcome to Abbey College Manchester

Abbey College Manchester



The College

We are a non-selective, co-educational, independent college in the heart of Manchester city centre. Most of our 220 students study A-levels, GCSEs or on our International Foundation Programme. In our friendly, safe, supportive environment students achieve their goals and successfully move on to their chosen university. We offer a unique alternative to traditional schools with flexible programmes and personalised learning whilst maintaining a strong academic ethos.

Liz Elam, Principal

Abbey College manchester Subjects and Courses



Subjects & Courses

Our teaching focuses on examination success achieved through the acquisition of knowledge, examination technique and thinking skills.




The Students

Students are attracted to Abbey College Manchester by our unique mix of high quality teaching,
personal support and flexible approach.

Our Students

Find out a little more about some of our students.


The vast majority of our students go on to study at their university of first choice.

Video Testimonials

It’s very important to us to find out what current students think about their experiences so far.

College Life

Abbey College Manchester offers a unique, rich learning experience and is a real stepping-stone
between school and university.

The College on Film

Welcome to Abbey College Manchester

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Photography from around Abbey College Manchester

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Abbey College manchester is not just about what goes on in lessons. Check out our social channels to take a behind-the-scenes glimpse in to college life.

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