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Abbey College Manchester Visit Theatre of Dreams

Theatre of Dreams Visit

A group of Abbey College Manchester students recently went on an educational visit to Old Trafford, the Theatre of Dreams and home to Manchester United FC.

Abbey College Manchester Maths Challenge

Maths Challenge

The college has entered a team of four sixth form students into a prestigious national mathematics competition.

Abbey College Manchester Expansion

Expansion Fit For A Mayor

Work has now finished on our exciting £250,000 first floor, ground floor and basement expansion that almost doubles the current capacity on these floors.

Abbey College Manchester visit Cavendish Press

Top PR Agency Visits the College

Students got the chance to put their questions to Jon Harris, Managing Director of the award winning Cavendish Press, which are based in the centre of Media Centre.

Abbey College manchestert Budding Enrepreneurs

Budding Entrepreneurs

Abbey College Manchester has entered two teams in ‘Tycoons in Schools’, a national business start-up competition headed up by Peter Jones of Dragons Den fame.

Abbey College Manchester Engineering Project

Engineering Project

Four students from the college worked alongside a team from ARUP Manchester to solve a real-life engineering problem as part of the Engineering Education Scheme.

Abbey College Manchester Mexico Launch

Abbey DLD Launches in Mexico

Abbey DLD launched in Mexico this week, looking for students for our colleges; Abbey College Manchester, Abbey College Cambridge and DLD College London.

Abbey College Manchester China Team Visit

Five Cities China Tour

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester recently visited our China office to embark on a brand awareness and recruitment exercise.

Mexican agent visits Abbey College Manchester

Mexican Agent Visit

Abbey DLD Group of Colleges has recently started working with Global Education Corporation, one of the largest educational agents in Mexico.

Abbey College Manchester New Expansion Plans

Exciting College Expansion Plans

After planning permission was granted by Manchester City Council to expand into the vacant retail unit next door to the college, work has now started on this major project.

Global Study Centre visit Abbey College Manchester

Principal visits Kazakhstan

Liz Elam, Principal of Abbey College Manchester, visited Kazakhstan during a four day period in March as the special gust of Global Study Centre.

Abbey College Manchester Principal Visits Kazakhstan

Top Kazakh Agent College Visit

Global Study Centre, one of the largest agents in Kazakhstan recently visited the college to promote the college to Kazakh students.

Abbey College Manchester Student Wins First Prize

Student Captures First Place in Art Competition

Saina Najati, GCSE student and promising photographer has been awarded for her talents in a recent art competition. Abbey College Manchester students were tasked with submitting one image that they captured during their recent trip to Barcelona.

A Level Students at the Great Manchester Run

Bupa Great Manchester Run 2016

Students and staff at Abbey College Manchester dusted off their running shoes to join thousands of others when they took part in the Bupa Great Manchester Run to raise money for the PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Students Awards Ceremony

End of Year Awards Ceremony 2016

Students from the college returned to Manchester Town Hall on Wednesday 4th May to celebrate their fantastic achievements in the ‘End of Year Awards Ceremony’.

Abbey COllege Manchester Wellbeing Week

College Wellbeing Week

Abbey College Manchester held a Wellbeing Week for our at the end of the Spring Term.

Abbey College Manchester Philosophy Lecture

The Nature of Philosophy

Dr Keith Crome from Manchester Metropolitan University visited Abbey College Manchester to talk to our A Level Religious Studies students .

Abbey College Manchester Student Debate Team

Model UN Winners!

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.

Abbey College Manchester Photography Paris Trips

Art and Photography Trip to Paris

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

Liz’s TV Fame

Abbey College Manchester Principal Liz Elam talks about A-Level & GCSE results and has requested that the videos be published on our website.

Abbey College Manchester Engineering Success

Engineering Success

Two teams of A level students from Abbey College Manchester impressed judges after taking part in this year’s national Engineering Education Scheme.

Abbey College Manchester Students at the Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run Success

Students and staff at Abbey College Manchester dusted off their running shoes to join thousands of others when they took part in the Bupa Great Manchester Run to raise money for the Young Minds Charity

Annual A level and GCSE Awards Ceremony

End of Year Awards Ceremony

The fantastic achievements of our students were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony recently at Manchester Town Hall.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Photography Students

Students Rise to the Challenge

Promising photographer William Haq filtered down the competition to win prominent positioning of his artwork in the college’s brand new reception area.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Geography Field Trip

Lake District Field Trip

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 A Level English Poetry Students

The Poetry Robot

A group of students worked as a team to build the robot from old boxes. They wrote and attached a series of poems in various font sizes, types and colours to fit its shape.

Abbey College Manchester Art Students visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Inspirational Sculptures and Art

Art and Photography students recently visited Bretton Hall near Wakefield to photograph and sketch the works of art and sculptures on display in the grounds.

Abbey College Manchester Charity Festive Evening

Charity Festive Evening

Our talented A Level and GCSE students took to the stage to dazzle the sell-out audience with an array of fantastic performances in the college’s annual charity Christmas show, in aid of Wateraid.

Abbey College Manchester Model UN Debate

Model UN Debate

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.

Abbey College Manchester Major Building Investment

Major Building Investment

Guest of honour Julian Drinkall joined Liz Elam, college staff and students to officially open its new £100,000 landmark building investment in the form of a new ground floor extension.

Which Abbey College Manchester A level course

Which Course Is Right For You?

Are you thinking about going to university? The traditional route of taking two year A-levels is now complemented by a secondpath: BTECs.

Abbey College Manchester Art and Photography Show

Art and Photography Show

A Level and GCSE Art and Photography Show, 19th June 2014, 5pm – 8pm, at Abbey College Manchester.

Abbey College Manchester Students Engineer Success

Students Engineer Success

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.

Abbey College Manchester Annual Awards Ceremony

Glittering Awards Ceremony

Local councillor Elaine Boyes praised the achievement of students from Abbey College Manchester at a glittering awards ceremony recently.

The SKy's The Limit for Former International Foundation Programme student Anna

The Sky’s The Limit!

Former International Foundation Programme student, Anna Sapegina, recently visited the college to pass on the secrets of her success to the current students

Abbey College Manchester Raise Money for One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising for Justice

Recently A Level and GCSE students and staff alike became part of One Billion Rising, a international campaign to end violence against women.

Abbey College Manchester Football Team

Football Team Deliver the Goals

In their first competitive match of the academic year, the Abbey College Manchester football team deliver the goals in a 4-4 draw.

Abbey College Manchester Charity Festive Evening

Charity Festive Evening

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.

Abbey College Manchester Hosts Model United Nations Debate

Model United Nations Debate

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.

A Level Religious Studies conference

Thought Provoking Religious Studies Conference

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.

Abbey College manchester Students in Chocolate Heaven

Chocolate Heaven!

A group of GCSE, BTEC and A-Level students recently visited Cadbury World in Bourneville near Birmingham.

Abbey College Manchester Visit Cavendish Press

Top PR Agency Visits the College

Students got the chance to put their questions to Jon Harris, Managing Director of the award winning Cavendish Press, based in Manchester City Centre.

Abbey College Manchester Art Students Visit Barcelona

Art Trip to Barcelona

A group of Art and Photography students took a three day trip to Barcelona over half term.

A Level students Charity Fundraising Success

Charity Fundraising Success

Kate Puc from Francis House Children’s Hospice was presented with a donation of £2,640 following a series of successful fundraising campaigns for the charity.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Clearing Guide

Abbey College Manchester’s Guide to Clearing

It’s August the 15th, 2013, A Level Results Day, and your results aren’t quite as good as you thought they would be. What are you going to do? The first thing is not to panic. All is not lost. There are still plenty of options open to you, and you might be able to find yourself another course at university through Clearing.

Annual Abbey College Manchester A Level Art Exhibition

Annual Art Exhibition

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 Student Great Manchester Run Success

Great Manchester Run Success

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.

Abbey College Manchester Sixth Form Awards Dinner

Sixth Form Awards Dinner

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.

Abbey College Manchester A-Level students Engineer Success

A-Level Students Engineer Success

A team of five A-Level students from Abbey College Manchester proved they have an eye for design and the brains for Physics after taking part in this year’s Engineering Education Scheme.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Sixth Form Taster Day

Sixth Form Taster Day

The Sixth Form Taster Day is a great event to attend if you are interested in joining Abbey College Manchester in September 2013 for A-Levels.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Geography Field Trip

Lake District Geography Field Trip

The annual field trip to Blencathra near Keswick took place for A-Level Environmental Studies and Geography students over the February half-term.

Abbey College Manchester Video Diaries

Fly on the Wall Video Diaries

To promote the college’s unique learning culture and experiences, two students decided to record a typical day at college in video and sound.

Abbey College Manchester Charity Christmas Evening

Charity Christmas Evening

Generous and talented students and staff were full of festive spirit when they took to the stage for a special Christmas showcase which raised £400 for Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Alumni Presentation Evening

Alumni Presentation Evening

Students who left the college last summer returned recently to collect their certificates in the annual Alumni Presentation Evening.

Abbey College Manchester BTEC Students Bake Off

The Great Abbey Bake Off

Business BTEC students and staff pitted their baking skills against each other in The Great Abbey Bake Off. All proceeds went to the Francis House Children’s Hospice.

Abbey College Manchester Charity Fundraising Success

Charity Fundraising Success

A fantastic £1,785 was raised by students and staff at Abbey College Manchester through several fund-raising events for its chosen charity Francis House Children’s Hospice.

Abbey College Manchester A level Paris Art Trip

Student Trip To Paris

A lovely group of Art and Photography students took a three day trip to Paris over half term.

Abbey College Manchester Happy Students

Abbey College = Happy Students!

The results of our annual settling-in survery are out and they show overwhelming satisfaction among new students with their learning experience so far at the college.

Nadia is an Abbey College Manchester Student from Russia

From Russia, With Love

Abbey College Manchester student, Nadia Arkhipova, has set up her own international educational agency business to help her fellow Russian students adapt to life in the UK.

Abbey College Manchester A level Photography Student Josh

Facebook Photography Challenge

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 Annual Art Exhibition

Annual Art Exhibition

Abbey College Manchester Art and Photography students ended the year on a high, with their annual Art & Photography Show.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Taster Morning

Sixth Form Taster Morning

For students interested in joining the college this September for A-Levels, we are running a Taster Morning on Thursday 28th June from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Abbey College Manchester Fashion Show

Annual Abbey College Fashion and Talent Show

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.

Annual A level Geography Blencathra Field Trip

Blencathra Field Trip

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 Charity Fashion Show

Charity Fashion and Talent Show

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.

Abbey College Manchester Model United Nations Debate

Model United Nations Debate

The college recently hosted a model General Assembly on water security with countries represented by participant schools. The event was a huge success.

Abbey College Manchester Art Students Visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Art and Photography students recently visited Bretton Hall near Wakefield to photograph and sketch the works of art and sculptures on display.

Abbey College Manchester A Level Engineers

Lift-off for Abbey College Engineers

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.

Abbey College Manchester Fundraising Success

Fundraising Success

This year students from Abbey College Manchester achieved fantastic fundraising success for its chosen charity, Francis House.

Abbey College Manchester Sky News Visit

Sky News Visit

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..

Abbey College Manchester Leavers Prom

Upper Sixth Leavers’ Prom

The Abbey College Manchester Upper Sixth Leavers’ Prom took place on Saturday 21st May at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel.

Abbey College Manchester Lower Sixth Taster Morning

Lower Sixth Taster Morning

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.

Abbey College Manchester Celebrity Cook Book

Celebrity Recipe Book

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.

Abbey College Manchester UKCAT Preparation Day

UKCAT Preparation Day

The UKCAT Preparation Day took place recently for any lower sixth students considering applying to university for medicine or dentistry degree programmes.

Abbey College Manchester Annual Charity Dinner

Annual Charity Dinner

Our annual charity dinner took place on Thursday 23rd June at Players’ Restaurant and Bar, within the Marriott Hotel in Hale Barns

Abbey Factor Final

Abbey Factor Final

The final of our ‘Abbey Factor’ talent contest took place recently in front of a sell-out audience at the Unitarian Chapel on Cross Street.

Abbey College Manchester GCSE Workshop

Learn How To Learn GCSE Workshop

This will take place at the college on Saturday 6th March from 10:00am to 3:15pm. It is designed to help pupils of all schools prepare and get motivated for their forthcoming GCSE examinations.

Abbey College Manchester Art Exhibition

Celebrity Audience for Students’ Art

Seven talented Year 10 and Year 11 GCSE art students at the college were recently “framed” in the nicest way possible. They were tasked with creating individual sculptures out of eco-friendly materials.

Abbey College Manchester Engineering Partnership

Pioneering Engineering Partnership

Four budding engineering students have taken part in a government initiative to tackle the shortage of national skills in Engineering.

Abbey College Manchester 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

To celebrate our 20 years in Manchester, we are having a special event on Thursday 27th May from 7:30pm. This will take place at Players’ Restaurant and Bar, within the Marriott Hotel in Hale Barnes.

Abbey College Manchester Sports Fun Afternoon

Sports Fun Afternoon

Abbey College Manchester’s annual Sports Fun Afternoon was held at the end of the summer term. Pitting students and staff against each other in a umber of exciting events.

Abbey College Manchester Singing Principal Liz Elam

The Singing Principal

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 A level Results Day 2011

EXCELLENT A LEVEL RESULTS

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.