Talented debaters at Abbey College Manchester shone in the spotlight of a high-pressure UN summit recently, where students from seven top Greater Manchester state and independent schools were locked in talks over the global issue of the refugee crisis.
The Art and Photography department took a trip to Paris over the half term, to take in the sights and sounds of this exciting city.
Abbey College Manchester Principal Liz Elam talks about A-Level & GCSE results and has requested that the videos be published on our website.
The wait is nearly over, A Level Results Day is almost here. Don’t be nervous. Follow these handy tips and you’ll be ready and prepared for the big day.
Talented A level students at Abbey College Manchester shone in the spotlight of a high-pressure UN summit recently against students from five top Greater Manchester schools.
Another very popular post which generated a lot of interest form you all was “Want to be a Lawyer?” from August 2012. As many of your wrote in asking for advice and with questions, we thought we’d take some of the most popular questions and try and answer them all for you.
One of our blog posts from way back in 2012 that always generates a lot of questions, is the “Want to be a Doctor?” post. Many of you have written in with a number of really good questions, so we thought it would be a good idea to gather them all together and answer as many as we could.
Are you thinking about going to university? The traditional route of taking two year A-levels is now complemented by a secondpath: BTECs.
A Level and GCSE Art and Photography Show, 19th June 2014, 5pm – 8pm, at Abbey College Manchester.
Abbey College Manchester entered a team of A level and GCSE students for the Great Manchester Run on 18th May 2014.
A team of four A-Level students and one BTEC Science student from the best sixth form college in Manchester proved they have an eye for design and the brains for Physics after taking part in this year’s Engineering Education Scheme.
Local councillor Elaine Boyes praised the achievement of students from Abbey College Manchester at a glittering awards ceremony recently.
Students taking A-Level Religious Studies at the college were inspired by two visits from Manchester Metropolitan University during March and April.
Former International Foundation Programme student, Anna Sapegina, recently visited the college to pass on the secrets of her success to the current students
Recently A Level and GCSE students and staff alike became part of One Billion Rising, a international campaign to end violence against women.
In their first competitive match of the academic year, the Abbey College Manchester football team deliver the goals in a 4-4 draw.
Our talented students took to the stage to dazzle the audience at the college’s annual Charity Festive Evening, in aid of the Typhoon Haiyan Crisis Appeal for the Philippines.
A-Level students shine in a role play of an actual UN summit on the topical issue of food security along with other independent schools.
Recently students studying AS and A2 Level Religious Studies attended a Philosophy of Religion and Ethics Student Conference. This was held in King’s House Conference Centre in central Manchester.
The 15th August 2013 is A Level Results Day. Nervous? That’s fine. Don’t panic. Here is our guide to how to get through it in one piece. Good luck!
The Art and Photography students from Abbey College Manchester ended the year on a high, with their annual show held in the Chapel on Cross Street.
Abbey College Manchester entered a team of A Level and GCSE students for the Great Manchester Run on 26th May 2013. The Run was 10 kilometres long and started and finished in Manchester city centre.
The Lord Mayor of Manchester was the guest of honour at the college’s recent sixth form awards event to celebrate the academic, personal and social achievements of the A-Levels students who will be leaving this summer.
The college launched the “Life in Manchester” competition, in which students were encouraged to enter their finest photography work through Facebook, to illustrate the artistic talents of its students and to celebrate the culture of Manchester.
Abbey College Manchester Art and Photography students ended the year on a high, with their annual Art & Photography Show.
For students interested in joining the college this September for A-Levels, we are running a Sixth Form Taster Morning on Thursday 28th June from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.
Talented students from the college took to the stage recently to dazzle the audience with a unique display of eclectic talents in the college’s annual charity Fashion/Talent Show in aid of Francis House Children’s Hospice. It was a fantastic evening’s entertainment.
The annual field trip to Blencathra near Keswick took place for A-Level Environmental Studies and Geography students over the February half-term. This is an important part of the curriculum for both subjects.
Abbey College Manchester’s Charity Fashion and Talent Show returns on Thursday 22nd March, 2012. Tickets are £5 and all proceeds go to Francis House.
The college recently hosted a model General Assembly on water security with countries represented by participant schools. The event was a huge success.
Art and Photography students recently visited Bretton Hall near Wakefield to photograph and sketch the works of art and sculptures on display.
The launch of the Engineering Education Scheme took place recently at the University of Liverpool. Four of our AS Level students are working on the six month project with engineers from Sellafield Limited.
This year students from Abbey College Manchester achieved fantastic fundraising success for its chosen charity, Francis House.
Abbey College Manchester was delighted to welcome Sky News journalist Gamal Fahnbulleh and his team into the college this week to film some of our A Level students picking up results..
The Abbey College Manchester Upper Sixth Leavers’ Prom took place on Saturday 21st May at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel.
The college will be holding a Lower Sixth Taster Morning between 10am and 12 noon on Tuesday 28th June for any students thinking of coming to Abbey College Manchester in the future.
Nicola Cathery, a teacher at Abbey College Manchester wanted to do something to link two schools in Longsight and Wilmslow and the different cultures they represent.
During the day our Principal, Liz Elam, oversees the smooth running of the best sixth form college in Manchester. But at evenings and at weekends she does something completely different.
Abbey College Manchester value-added for A Level students is 1.5 grades above their baseline attainment and for Retake A Level results the average grade increase is 3 grades.
Congratulations to Upper Sixth students Ben Senior, Ismail Abid and Ali Shaffiq who masterminded the college’s recent SMART Day.
The college has just hosted a very special event for eighteen visiting Chinese Art teachers as part of a landmark partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University and Suman International.
Abbey College Manchester students strut down the catwalk in the name of fun and charity.
The Abbey College Art Club was recently set up by students for students.
Well done to three of our A-Level students who have just come second in a national engineering project.
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