Year: 2023

Festive Concert Strikes a Chord for Charity

12th December 23

On Wednesday 6th December the college hosted its remarkable annual festive concert, this year in aid of the British Red Cross. The event, held at the Unitarian Chapel provided the stage for students and teachers to put on a joyful show for the college community. The evening was a heart-warming event that filled attendees with…

Major Success for Artistic Abbey College Manchester Duo

27th October 23

UPDATE:  We are thrilled that Saba was awarded FIRST place at the national final for her drawing and Emily SECOND place for her outfit in the textiles category.  Many congratulations to both girls on their national success at the prestigious Independent Schools Association (ISA) National Art Competition Finals.   Abbey College Manchester is celebrating the…

A Level Results Success

17th August 23

Students and staff members are celebrating today (17 August) following another year of outstanding A Level results. The jubilant cohort of students obtained their results from the Manchester-based college this morning, with an impressive overall pass rate of 97.5% achieved. Year upon year, the college continues to secure excellent results with 2023 being no exception….

A Complete Guide to A Level Retakes

1st August 23

So, your A-Level results are in – but you didn’t get the grades you’d hoped for. Deciding what to do next can feel a little overwhelming. Do you go through Clearing and choose a different course? Or should you stay on at school or college and retake your A-Levels? The first thing to do is…

International Foundation Programme – Students Achieve Remarkable Exam Results

21st July 23

In recent years, our International Foundation Programme (IFP) has gone from strength to strength, and once again in 2023 our Foundation students are celebrating another outstanding set of examination results. Our International Foundation Programme is a great alternative to A-Level study that allows students to progress on to study at a wide range of top…

Abbey College Manchester Rated ‘Double Excellent’ in School Inspection

9th May 23

The whole college community is jubilant after being awarded ‘excellent’ in every category by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). The ISI inspectors gave Abbey Manchester College the highest rating possible in recognition of ‘the pupils’ academic development and other achievements’ and of the ‘quality of the pupils’ personal development’. The inspector commented: “Pupils of all…

Exam Preparation Advise

29th March 23

Public exams are just around the corner. For most of our Y13 students, it will be their first experience of public exams as their GCSEs in 2021 were cancelled due to Covid and the disruption. This will naturally add pressure for some students, but it is important to remember that everyone is in the same…

Guest Speaking Session on Sustainability

28th February 23

Students at the college recently gained an invaluable insight into environmentally-friendly textile development from Meryl Fabrics®, pioneers in hi-tech sustainable materials and owners of the first in-house circular economy offering in textiles. With a passion to support future generations in making a difference, members of the Meryl Fabrics team were welcomed into college where they…

Art Trip to London

24th February 23

This February a group of Art, Photography and Textiles students took a trip to London. The aim was to introduce students to some of the world famous galleries and museums on offer in the capital, as well as take in other cultural aspects of this famous city. This aim was admirably met as students visited…

A Celebration of Culture at Abbey College Manchester

7th February 23

On Wednesday 1st February, the College was awash with celebration as the college hosted its inaugural Culture Day, initiated by the student council’s diversity sub-committee. Offering an authentic experience, the leading independent college was adorned with decorations to represent as much of the staff and student population as possible, including knick-knacks, handicrafts and other pieces…

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