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Abbey College Manchester University Local Media: Link with St George's University Grenada

Link with St George’s University Grenada

The college has secured a ground breaking link with St George’s University Grenada that will benefit those students who are looking to undertake degree courses in medicine or veterinary science.

Abbey College Manchester Riverside House Boarding House

Urban Boarding Experience

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.

Abbey College Manchester Karting Success

Karting Success

A talented A-Level student is currently combining his studies in Mathematics; Business and Chemistry with his passion of karting.

In the Local Area 2019

Find press clippings from 2019 here. Read about our A-Level, GCSE and International Foundation Programme students in the National Press.

Abbey College Manchester Art and Photography Trip to Valencia

Art and Photography Trip to Valencia

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.

Abbey College Manchester Maths Stars

Maths Stars

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 Charity Work at Food Bank

Charity Food Donations

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 Greenpower Challenge

Greenpower Challenge

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.

Abbey College Manchester Combined Studies Programme

Expansion of Pioneering Combined Studies Programme

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

Abbey College Manchester End of Year Celebration

Abbey College Manchester Students Celebrate End of Year

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.

Abbey College Manchester Winds Of Development With Teesside

Winds of development with Teesside

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.

Abbey College Manchester Football and Study Programme Launch

New football related programme launched

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.

Abbey College Manchester Model UN

College Model UN Summit Success

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.

Abbey College Manchester Students Give International Guests Guided Tour

Students Give International Guests Guided Tour

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 A-Level Results Day 2017

Another Fantastic Year For Our A-Level Students…Again!

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 Amazing Environments

Independent Schools and Their Amazing Environments

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 Alpha Plus Group Awards

Rachel Lasham Wins Prestigious Alpha Plus Group Award

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 Engineering Project

Student Leads Team In Engineering Project

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.

Abbey College Manchester Deputy Principal Pat McQuade

How Schools Can Handle Parental Pressures

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 Medical Interviews

Students Prepare For Medical Interviews

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 Learn Sign Language

Abbey College Manchester Students Learn Sign Language

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 A Level Student Ama

A Level Student Ama Celebrates Success

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 Opens Riverside House Accommodation

Abbey College Manchester Opens Riverside House Accommodation

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 Unsung hero

Unsung Hero

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 Wins Leadership Award

Rachel’s Leadership Course

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.

In the Local Media 2016

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 Wins Resilience Award

Student Collects Resilience Award

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 Wins Prestigious Award

Student Wins Prestigious Award

Abbey College Manchester student Thomas Warn beams with excitement as he accepts his Attainment Award at the Manchester Town Hall.

Abbey College Manchester Charity Concert

Students Showcase Musical Talents to Raise Money For Charity

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.

Abbey College Manchester Press Coverage

In the Local Media

Take a look at the press coverage from Abbey College Manchester about the activities of our A Level, GCSE, International Foundation and BTEC students.