An exciting, fresh and different boarding experience is offered by Abbey College Manchester to its students both local and international. Riverside House offers high quality, safe accommodation within a 15 minute walk of the college and it is proving a bit success with the students.
A talented A-Level student is currently combining his studies in Mathematics; Business and Chemistry with his passion of karting.
Find press clippings from 2019 here. Read about our A-Level, GCSE and International Foundation Programme students in the National Press.
The annual Art and Photography trip this year took in the wonderful city of Valencia. We started with a guided walking tour of the old city and saw some of the important historical buildings such as the Silk Exchange, the beautifully restored trading centre and the Cathedral that houses the Holy Grail.
Seven students took part in the Senior Challenge and all of them came in the top 60% of all those who entered nationally. Two students achieved a Gold award with the rest receiving either a Silver or Bronze award.
Abbey College Manchester students were extremely generous in supporting a call to help Manchester residents suffering from food poverty. Recently a group went to drop off the food donations to the warehouse of the Manchester Central Food Bank on Oxford Rd.
Abbey College Manchester students are participating in the UK Greenpower challenge, which tasks them to design, build and then race an electric car. It is a national initiative and competition run by the Greenpower Education Trust, a UK based charity.
The Abbey College Manchester Combined Studies Programme provides a different pathway to a university degree and the college has extended the number of partnerships with leading establishments across the UK in the last few months
A wonderful event took place recently to recognise the achievements of our students who will be leaving the college this summer. A number of special awards were also given for attainment, perseverance, resilience and progress.
The college and Teesside University have been working together on a new University Skills Module for sixth form students. The unique pilot project involved 13 students whose chosen topic was about designing, building, financing and marketing a wind turbine to be built at a local farm near Middlesbrough.
The college is now offering students with a passion for football the invaluable opportunity to receive a professional quality football experience, whilst studying A-Levels or the Combined Studies Programme.
Budding diplomats from Abbey College Manchester battled it out in a high-pressure United Nations summit recently, to win the much-coveted Geographical Association debate trophy.
Talented Abbey College Manchester students and staff showcased their performing talents at the annual festive Evening this week held at the the Unitarian Chapel on Cross Street.
Budding entrepreneurs and bakers at Abbey College Manchester recently organised and competed in the annual, charitable ‘Great Abbey Bake Off’.
Abbey College Manchester’s A-Level Business Students recently received some invaluable insight from Marcello Distefano, the Managing Director of San Carlo.
Abbey College Manchester students showed our international agents from Angola, Russia, Brazil, Nigeria, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Ukraine and Hong Kong just how great Manchester is with a guided tour.
Abbey College Manchester students Louise Tamin and Euan Lucas were celebrating a fantastic set of A-Level results today. Louise posted an incredible AAA in Maths, Biology and Chemistry and is going to Newcastle University to read Biochemistry. Euan scored a ABA in Maths, History and Physics and is going to the University of Surrey to read Physics
Abbey College Manchester’s International Foundation Programme students posted a remarkable 100% pass rate in five out of six pathways this year. Medicine, Engineering, Science, Creative Arts and Humanities all boasted perfect results, while the Business Pathway posted a magnificent 98% pass rate.
Lucinda Reid takes a long look at how independent schools create amazing and inspiring learning environments for their students through exceptional facilities, and how Abbey College Manchester has taken on the urban jungle with a new extension and to regenerate itself to give their students the best possible future.
Abbey College Manchester student, Shimkea is a smiling success as she prepares for University after receiving exceptional results. Shimeka posted A*AA in her A Levels; Maths, Further Maths and Physics.
Abbey College Manchester student Will Wicks is celebrating after posting some genuinely exceptional A-Level results. Will scored A*A*A* in Maths, Biology and Chemistry, and is going to Queen Mary University to read Medicine.
Congratulations to Abbey College Manchester teacher Rachel Lasham, who’s care and support to students has won her a prestigious award. The Head of Lower Sixth won the prestigious Alpha Plus Group Innovation Award for the welfare and pastoral care she offers to her students.
Abbey College Manchester students celebrate in style at the city’s town hall for the annual awards ceremony.
Abbey College Manchester student Will McConchie leads his four team mates and and a group from engineering consultants ARUP Manchester in a project to design a new leisure centre for a national engineering competition.
Three Abbey College Manchester students won special awards from the Lord Mayor of the City of Manchester during the annual end of year awards ceremony.
Abbey College Manchester’s Deputy Principal Pat McQuade discusses the role parental pressure can have on a student’s success and how teachers and schools can play a large role in helping to reduce it.
Abbey College Manchester students have been preparing for the upcoming exam season by focusing on their wellbeing and mindfulness.
Abbey College Manchester students celebrate as 100% of medical applicants received their interviews, with three lucky students already being offered places.
Abbey College Manchester students impressed at the annual charity concert this week at the Unitarian Chapel on Cross Street.
Abbey College Manchester students took on the very rewarding task of learning sign language this week. It was part of an an initiative to promote equal access and improve the lives of deaf and hard of hearing people.
Abbey College Manchester students and staff celebrated their best ever year in 2016 with an overall A-Level pass rate of 99% with 87% of those students posting A* to C grades.
Congratulations to Abbey College Manchester A Level student, Ama Appiah who posted a fantastic A*AA in Psychology, English Language and History, and is going to study History at the University of St Andrews or University of Nottingham.
Abbey College Manchester’s luxury accommodation at Riverside House will be open to sixth formers from September. Students will be able to choose to stay in one of 72 single and contemporary en-suite hotel-standard rooms. Riverside House is located on Blackfriars Road, which is less than one mile from the main college building in Central Manchester.
Abbey College Manchester’s very own Iain Stewart is awarded the Unsung Hero of 2016 in recognition of all his hard work that often goes unheralded around the college.
Abbey College Manchester teacher, Rachel Lasham celebrates the completion of her leadership course. Rachel completed the Post Graduate Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management, and was presented with her certificate at the Alpha Plus Group Awards Ceremony.
Take a look at the 2016 press coverage from Abbey College Manchester about the activities of our A Level, GCSE, International Foundation and BTEC students.
Abbey College Manchester student Priya has taken home two of the most coveted honours in the Annual Awards Ceremony this week.
Abbey College Manchester A-Level student Timothy very deservedly collected the Resilience Award at the ceremony in Manchester Town Hall today.
Abbey College Manchester student Thomas Warn beams with excitement as he accepts his Attainment Award at the Manchester Town Hall.
Abbey College Manchester student Alex wowed the crowds with his spectacular drumming at the annual charity concert this week. Alex is studying A-level Maths, Physics and Chemistry.
Talented musician Theo performed his own songs and backed his classmates at the annual Abbey College Manchester charity concert at the Unitarian Church this week. Hundreds of people turned out to watch and nearly £400 was raised for the college’s chosen charity Young Minds.
A magnificent variety of talent was on display at the Abbey College Manchester annual charity concert this week, with students raising £400 for charity, Young Minds.
Talented Abbey College Manchester student Theo Savage showcased his musical talent at the annual Abbey College Manchester Charity Concert this week.
Take a look at the press coverage from Abbey College Manchester about the activities of our A Level, GCSE, International Foundation and BTEC students.