Category: Other News

Top of the Class!… Abbey College Manchester’s Marvellous Mathematicians

4th January 21

A talented group of mathematicians from Abbey College Manchester have excelled in a prestigious competition, with one student placing in the top 10% nationally. Four students from the college put their knowledge to the ultimate test as they competed against mathematicians across the nation in the UK Mathematics Trust Senior Maths Challenge. This was held…

Art Success for Abbey College Manchester Students

13th November 20

We are delighted that work from two of our students have been awarded first place in their categories at the ISA North Art Competition and will progress to the national final in February 2021. Every Year, the Independent Schools Association run an Art Competition between its 535 member schools.  It is a wonderful opportunity for…

CONSIDERING STARTING YOUR SIXTH FORM STUDIES IN JANUARY? THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A JANUARY START COURSE

21st October 20

Although the new school year in the United Kingdom traditionally starts in September, many schools and colleges now offer an additional entry point in January. January start courses are intended to allow international students from countries whose academic year does not sync with the traditional school year the option to study in the United Kingdom…

The New Normal?… Abbey College Manchester Launches Innovative Learning Initiative

19th October 20

Abbey College Manchester has launched a bespoke and unique timetable scheduling programme, the ‘Learning Continuity Matrix’, designed to safeguard and protect student wellbeing and academic progress throughout times of uncertainty. The innovative COVID response initiative, developed and currently being piloted at the leading independent college, valuably provides students and staff with a fully flexible solution…

GCSEs and Beyond

19th August 20

On Tuesday 18th August, Principal Liz Elam held a webinar for students waiting to receive their GCSE results. The informative presentation advised students about what to do on Results Day (20th August) and also about the options available for students at Abbey College Manchester. The presentation can be viewed here. Any students with questions about…

Students gain entry to top universities

13th August 20

Results day is traditionally when we enjoy welcoming back students and seeing their faces as they open results envelopes and the relief on their faces when they see the culmination of all their hard work and how they performed in their summer exams.  This year is very different as no exams were sat and students…

Worried about A-Level Results

12th August 20

Worried about your A-levels Results and not received the grades you were hoping for. On Tuesday, 11th August, Principal Liz Elam, held a webinar about what to do if you receive disappointing A-level results. Please view here. If you wish to discuss one year retake options available at the college, then please contact us.

Biology Teacher raises £1,000 for MIND

5th August 20

The Abbey College Manchester Community is incredibly proud of the achievement of Biology Teacher, Rob Jackson, for running 50KM (31 miles) and raising funds for the mental health charity MIND. Rob has been teaching Biology at the College for nearly 11 years and is a dedicated runner and has been running daily during lock-down.  He…

Abbey College Manchester International Foundation Programme Results 2020

14th July 20

Abbey College Manchester International Foundation Programme students are celebrating a great set of results in 2020, with an average student score above 70%. The average final score achieved by Manchester students across all foundation pathways stands at an impressive 71%, that’s a score that enables entry to a wide range of undergraduate courses at top-ranked…

College September reopening Guide

10th July 20

Introduction The lockdown in March has changed the way that we will be running the college from September and there are elements that are likely to remain different when we eventually reach normality, or the ‘new normal’. This information is designed to outline how the college will operate and answer some important questions that you are likely…