Category: College News

Artist Celebrates National Success

12th January 22

Gifted artist and Abbey College Manchester student Jedidah, has been awarded for her remarkable creative talent in a highly-respected national art challenge. Jedidah (17), who studies A Level Art, Geography and Business celebrated a much-coveted second place prize at this year’s ISA National Art Competition for her masterpiece, ‘New Normal’. Her award-winning entry featured a…

Students and Staff Shine at Abbey College Manchester’s Winter Show

14th December 21

An impressive array of talent was recently showcased at the college’s annual Winter Concert, with students and staff members joining together for the festivities in aid of charity. Gifted performers took centre stage at the Unitarian Chapel on Cross Street for the highly-anticipated event, raising much-needed awareness and funds for mentoring charity Citywise and also…

Innovative Partnership to Benefit Abbey College Manchester’s Aspiring Medics

4th November 21

Abbey College Manchester has announced a pioneering new collaboration with the University of Buckingham, benefitting aspiring medical students and expanding the college’s thriving university partnerships programme. The leading independent college has partnered with the dynamic university to deliver its Medicine Diseases and Society Module, providing unrivalled opportunities to students to ensure that they are better…

New Principal Announced

11th October 21

Abbey College Manchester has announced the appointment of its new Principal, Chris Randell, who will take over the running of the college in January 2022 following the departure of Liz Elam, who is leaving the college after twenty-two years of exceptional service. Chris, who has been Assistant Principal at Abbey College Manchester since September 2019,…

Clydesdale House is now open and welcome to our new house-parents

16th September 21

It has been an exciting start to the new academic year as we have welcomed boarding students into our new boarding facility, Clydesdale House. The new purpose built boarding house is for Students aged 16 or above and and offers high-quality, safe accommodation in the city centre and within a 10 minute walk of Abbey…

Outstanding GCSE results for 2021

12th August 21

Our Abbey College Manchester GCSE students have achieved an impressive set of results in 2021. From a total of 80 GCSEs sat, 14% were awarded the top grade of 9, and nearly half achieved 9-7 grades. The pass rate was 100%. Abbey College Manchester 2021 GCSE Results 9            9-8        9-7        9-6        9-5/4    9-1 14%      28%     …

A-level Results Success for Abbey College Manchester

10th August 21

Today Abbey College Manchester is celebrating exceptional A Level results today (10 August). Our triumphant cohort of students obtained their results this morning, boasting an impressive overall pass rate of 100%. Year upon year the college continues to obtain excellent results, with 2021 being no exception. More than a third of students attained the highest…

New boarding accommodation for September 2021

22nd February 21

We are delighted to announce that Abbey College Manchester will be moving to a new boarding house from the start of the next academic year, September 2021. This is exciting news for us and for our students. Our new accommodation is called Clydesdale House, which is located in the Northern Quarter of Manchester, just a…


13th January 21

On Monday 4th January 2021, the UK Government announced a new national lockdown taking effect immediately.  As part of the lockdown, the government announced the physical closure of all schools and colleges until after the February half term. In line with government guidelines our colleges are now delivering learning online.

Football Coach to play in key FA Cup game

8th January 21

All of the Abbey College Manchester Community will be cheering on Marine AFC against Premier League Tottenham Hotspur in their FA Cup third round match this Sunday, 10th January, as one of the players will be senior football coach, David Raven. David is one of the senior coaches for International House Manchester, who run the…