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Exceptional Learning
In the heart of Manchester
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Personalised learning

Welcome to Abbey College Manchester

We are a small, friendly, and welcoming community located in the heart of Manchester. A place where teachers and students work to achieve academic success together. We’re known for providing innovative and flexible courses which focus on informal and highly personalised learning. Every year our students move on to join some of the UK’s best universities.

About Us

Results & Destinations

Our results have established Abbey College Manchester as one of the best independent schools in the UK. We are also very proud of the incredible range of university destinations of our students and the exciting courses they go on to study after their time with us.


A Level Results



A Level Results



A Level Results



Average Score

All Pathways


Of Students Progress

to Russell Group


students progressed to

study medicine


GCSE Results



GCSE Results



GCSE Results


Location & Facilities

Abbey College Manchester

To help all students achieve their aspirations our college is located in a modern building in the heart of central Manchester.

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Student Stories

From Hungary A Levels Chemistry A* Mathematics A* Further Maths A* Physics A* Course  Chemistry at The University of Oxford “I really enjoyed the quality...


From Vietnam A Levels Biology B Chemistry B Mathematics B Course Biochemistry (MSci) at The University of Manchester “While at Abbey Manchester I enjoyed having...


  From United Kingdom A Level Chemistry A* Mathematics A* Physics A* Course Chemistry at Imperial College London “I enjoyed the excellent teaching.  My questions...


From Nigeria International Foundation Programme Maths and Psychology Pathway Course Educational Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University ‘‘I really enjoyed meeting new people from different countries...



27 Jun 2024

Saniya, a Year 13 student at Abbey College Manchester, has won First Place in the Animation Category for Key Stage 5 at the prestigious ISA...

17 May 2024

Budding photographers at Abbey College Manchester have been highly commended for their creative abilities and talent, following an anticipated trip to London and a photography...

17 May 2024

With public examination season just around the corner, it can be a stressful time of the year for many students. Chris Randell, Principal, shares his...

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Today marks the last day of the Summer Term here at #abbeycollegemanchester  We would like to wish all our students safe travels and happy holidays! ☀️🌊🏝🏖 Good luck in your studies to those who will be moving on to University 🎓 and we look forward to welcoming all our returning and new students back to #Manchester in September! 🍂

How to find us

Abbey College Manchester is an independent college situated on Cheapside in Manchester city centre.


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Join us in September

Join Abbey College Manchester in September 2024

Day and Boarding places available this September for students aged 14 – 21 years.

Join our GCSE, A Level, International Foundation, and Combined Studies Programmes.