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Graduation for class of 2022

26th May 22

On Wednesday 18th May, Year 13 students gathered at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Manchester for an evening of celebration as they graduate from Abbey College Manchester. The evening started with a drinks reception to allow time to socialise with family and friends. All students were invited onto the stage to receive their course completion certificate…

A Level textiles September 2022

9th May 22

We are delighted to be offering A level Textiles as a option for students from September 2022. Textile design is an exciting course involving learning about designers and their work, artists who use fabrics and needlework, and techniques that equip students to design and create their own garments and stitched pieces of work. Students will…

Advice for students preparing for exams

23rd March 22

Public exams are just around the corner. For the first time since 2019, students will be faced with the prospect of sitting their GCSE and A Levels and for many this will be overwhelming. In so very many ways, the last two years have been far from normal. We first went into lockdown 2 years…

Abbey College Manchester Bolsters Unique Sixth Form Programme

2nd March 22

Following exceptional success since its launch, Abbey College Manchester has expanded its innovative ‘Success in the Sixth Form’ study programme to include additional course content, benefitting Year 12 A-Level students. The unique programme is designed around the 5Rs Framework, with emphasis on developing the all-important habits of routine, rigour, responsibility, resilience and reflection. Invaluable weekly…

Football Match Clearance for Mosaed

22nd February 22

We are delighted that Mosaed, on the Academic Studies with Football programme, has been granted International Clearance from the FA and FIFA and the Football Federation Saudi Arabia to play in England with immediate effect and will be playing for Glossop North End Community Club under 18s North West Youth Alliance Squad. Mosaed attends training…

Artist Celebrates National Success

12th January 22

Gifted artist and Abbey College Manchester student Jedidah, has been awarded for her remarkable creative talent in a highly-respected national art challenge. Jedidah (17), who studies A Level Art, Geography and Business celebrated a much-coveted second place prize at this year’s ISA National Art Competition for her masterpiece, ‘New Normal’. Her award-winning entry featured a…

Students and Staff Shine at Abbey College Manchester’s Winter Show

14th December 21

An impressive array of talent was recently showcased at the college’s annual Winter Concert, with students and staff members joining together for the festivities in aid of charity. Gifted performers took centre stage at the Unitarian Chapel on Cross Street for the highly-anticipated event, raising much-needed awareness and funds for mentoring charity Citywise and also…

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…

Innovative Partnership to Benefit Abbey College Manchester’s Aspiring Medics

4th November 21

Abbey College Manchester has announced a pioneering new collaboration with the University of Buckingham, benefitting aspiring medical students and expanding the college’s thriving university partnerships programme. The leading independent college has partnered with the dynamic university to deliver its Medicine Diseases and Society Module, providing unrivalled opportunities to students to ensure that they are better…

New Principal Announced

11th October 21

Abbey College Manchester has announced the appointment of its new Principal, Chris Randell, who will take over the running of the college in January 2022 following the departure of Liz Elam, who is leaving the college after twenty-two years of exceptional service. Chris, who has been Assistant Principal at Abbey College Manchester since September 2019,…