Category: Other News

Virtual Tour of Abbey College Manchester

25th November 21

Recording of the virtual tour of Abbey College Manchester given by Iain Stewart and Marc Arrowsmith.  During the tour they showed viewers around the college facilities including classrooms, boarding and communal areas. They also discussed about learning and living and at Abbey College Manchester including enrichment activities and university preparation.   To find out how…

Academic Success on Abbey Manchester’s Unique Programme

5th August 21

Abbey College Manchester is celebrating the success of its unique Combined Studies Programme and a 100% overall pass rate, with one high-performing student, Wesaal, achieving an outstanding 90%. Offering an exciting alternative to A-Levels, the college’s Combined Studies Programme provides a direct pathway to a university degree or a degree with foundation year at selected…

Back of the Net!… Football Success for Abbey Manchester Trio

3rd August 21

A trio of talented footballers from Abbey College Manchester have secured an invaluable opportunity, receiving a much-coveted invitation to train with semi-professional clubs over the summer. The three students, who are currently studying on the Academic Studies with Football Training programme in association with International House Manchester (IHM), impressed the local teams and are now…

100% pass rate for IFP Students

5th July 21

Abbey College Manchester International Foundation Programme students have achieved an amazing overall average score of 70% across all of our foundation pathways in 2021, with a 100% pass rate. This breaks down by subject as follows: Business and Economics 68% Science 64% Engineering 64% Medicine 84% The highest score achieved was an incredible 94%. Our…

Train While you Study… Call to Ambitious Athletes

11th May 21

We are inviting aspiring football and basketball players to showcase their skills at a duo of free trial days, for an opportunity to be trained by professional sports coaches as part of the unique Academic Studies with Football Training and Basketball Training programmes. The innovative courses, in partnership with IHM Football Academy and the renowned…

Art Workshops with UWE Bristol

1st April 21

Here at Abbey College Manchester, we pride ourselves with the great links we have with universities across the UK and how we can use these links to enhance our students’ learning experience. The Art Department have been working with the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol to deliver some inspiring online sessions for…

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…


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…

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