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Abbey College Cambridge Iceland Trip

Reflections on Iceland

During half term a group of our students and teachers embarked on a four day trip to Iceland. Here are some photos of their experience.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Harry

Student of the Week – Yung Ho (Harry)

Congratulations to lower sixth student Harry who was nominated by English teacher John Morgan for his excellent efforts in class and for making great improvements in speaking and writing.

Abbey College Cambridge Speak English Week

Speak English Week 2017

Speak English Week at Abbey College Cambridge is an annual event designed to encourage and remind our students to speak English as much as possible.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Nicola

Student of the Week – Nicola Cheah

Congratulations to A Level student Nicola who was nominated by teacher Alison MacDonald for consistently producing high level essays displaying a clear talent for argument.

Abbey College Cambridge Matron Dawn

Introducing our new College Matron

Continuing our traditional of providing outstanding pastoral support to our students, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dawn Kent as our new College Matron.

Abbey College Cambridge Boys Football Team

Students of the Week – Boys Football Team

Congratulations to the Abbey Cambridge Boys Football Team, who were nominated as Students of the Week for winning their first fixture of the season 3-0 against local college Parkside Federation.

Abbey College Cambridge A Level Student Oreo

Student of the Week – Oreoluwa Okubajo (Oreo

Lower sixth student Oreo was nominated by her English teacher Nigel Tattersfield for producing impressive homework essays, asking for extra work to help her progress, and for creating a presentation which showed tremendous confidence and her love of learning.

Abbet College Cambridge Thorpe Park Trip

Thorpe Park Visit

On Saturday 28th May our Abbey College Cambridge Harvey Road boarding students took a break from their studies to enjoy a day out at the popular Thorpe Park Amusement Park.

A Level Student of the Week Gabe

Student of the Week – Ding Yijie (Gabe)

Gabe was nominated as Student of the Week by his teachers Adam Fraser and Darren Hayward-Williams for successfully tackling an Economics Mathematics question in a slightly different way to the rest of the students in his class. Gabe proved that the question had two different answers, effectively invalidating it. Well done Gabe!

Abbey College Cambridge Music Concert

Abbey College Cambridge Music Concert

Our Abbey College Cambridge A Level musicians have been showcasing their amazing talent at a charity concert organised in aid of our College charity; East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

A level and GCSE Physics students

Challenges and Olympiads Spring 2016 Update

  British Physics Olympiad Round 2 Xie Junyu (Arthur) is celebrating after achieving a gold certificate in the second round of the British Physics Olympiad. To compete in the second round of the Olympiad Arthur ranked in the top 50 out of more than 2000 Physics students who took part in the first round. Arthur, […]

GCSE Student of the Week Ivy

Student of the Week – Song Jiaoyang (Ivy)

Student of the Week Ivy was nominated by her Chemistry teacher Duncan McNichol for the high standard of her practical work in class and huge improvement in English language.

Abbey College Cambridge Speak English Week

Speak English Week 2016

Every year Speak English Week seems to get bigger and bigger, and this year’s programme certainly didn’t disappoint! Staff and students across the college celebrated the joy of speaking English with a range of inspirational and fun events and activities

Abbey College Cambridge ABC Extra-Curricular Fair

ABC Extra-Curricular Fair

New and returning Abbey College Cambridge students took the opportunity to sign up for college clubs and societies at our ABC fair on the 20th January.

A level student Amy

Student of the Week – Xu Xinting (Amy)

Congratulation to our student of the week Xu Xinting (Amy). Amy was nominated for her excellent performance in Mathematics this week, where she achieved a 100% overall score in her Foundation examination.

A Level Student Phob

Student of the week – Karnsuwan Kasididh (Phob)

Karnsuwan was nominated by his teacher John Morgan. He scored a great result in his IELTS exam, which he took in December. He achieved an overall 7.0, including an 8.0 in Reading. This is enough to get on almost any university course.

Abbey College Cambridge Xmas Assemblies

Christmas Assemblies 2015

Our Abbey College Cambridge staff and students have been getting in the festive spirit and celebrating this year’s many successes at our Christmas Assemblies.

GCSE Student Krys

Student of the week – Li Yunxi (Krys)

Krys was nominated by teacher Laura Senior for her excellent commitment to homework, her outstanding progress that she has made this year in Psychology and her hard work outside of class.

A level student of the week

Student of the week – Chimel Dogara

Chimel was nominated by her English teacher Nigel Tattersfield for her recent piece of homework which was an example of really wonderful writing.

A level student of the week Ani

Student of the week – Ani Hasa

Ani was named as our Abbey College Cambridge student of the week by for his outstanding work ethic and consistently high standard of work.

A Level Biology Trip

Biology Field Trip 2015

Over the half term break our A level students and teachers traveled to the Snowdonia region in Wales to conduct their biology field trip.

Paris Trip

During the half term break some of our Abbey College Cambridge students and staff visited France’s iconic capital city, Paris.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award walk and camping

A group of Abbey College Cambridge students and staff have spent a day and night walking and camping in the ‘wilds’ of the Cambridgeshire countryside as part of their work towards the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

A level students at a BBQ

New student BBQ and bowling

Our new students enjoyed a sunny BBQ in our Station Road garden on Friday 4th September as part of their welcome to the college. Good food was sampled, new friends were made and a great afternoon was had by all! On Monday 7th September they also got the chance to show off their skills with […]

The Cloud Who Wanted To Be A Star

‘The Cloud who Wanted to be a Star’, commemorating Dr Kevin Marshall

Dr Kevin Marshall, was a greatly admired Physics teacher at Abbey Cambridge who sadly passed away this year. To commemorate his memory, the college has published a children’s story written by Kevin called ‘The Cloud that wanted to be a star’. It’s a story of an interstellar cloud who dreams of one day becoming a […]

A level students

Welcoming our new students

On Wednesday the 2nd September we welcomed our new students onto campus. A day of activities culminated in a special welcome picnic and assembly attended by all our new students.

A Level Alumni student Wang

Alumni student visit

Alumni student Wang Tiesheng visited us this week to share his experiences studying Material Science at Imperial College London and his PhD.

International Foundation Programme Student BBQ

Foundation Awards BBQ

On Tuesday 23 June 2015 the International Foundation Programme students joined their teachers at Abbey College Cambridge to celebrate their successes.

International Foundation Programme Students Go Karting Trip

Foundation Go – Karting

International Foundation Programme students from Abbey College Cambridge went to WildTracks kart track and did a sprint race to celebrate the end of term.

Abbey College Cambridge Full Time English Awards

Full Time English Awards

The Full Time English students of Abbey College Cambridge, together with their teachers and senior leaders celebrated their academic and pastoral successes.

International Foundation Programme Student Event

Foundation Event

On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 June 2015 the International Foundation Programme cohort gave their final year presentation to an invited audience.

Abbey College Cambridge New Campus Topping Out Ceremony

Topping Out Ceremony

The Topping Out Ceremony marked a significant milestone in the building of the new Abbey College Cambridge campus.

Abbey College Cambridge Speak English Week Voice Coach Workshops

Foundation Voice Coach Workshop

On Wednesday 20 May 2015 the International Foundation Programme students were given expert advice from professional voice coach, Ruth Mckechnie.

Summer School – Grantchester visit

On Wednesday 3rd July, we visited a famous place which is named Grantchester .I thought this place was amazing. It seemed like a village. When we arrived there, first we saw a big garden, and we chose some drinks and snacks, it’s extremely delicious. I heard that Grantchester is a village on the River Cam or […]

Abbey College Cambridge International Foundation Programme Guest Speaker

Foundation Guest Speaker Visit

Youth MP, Olympic torch bearer and young entrepreneur, Kamal Hyman came to give a talk to International Foundation Programme students on Presentation Skills.

A Level Physics at the best sixth form college in London

Summer School – Physics

The theme of the Physics Summer School this week has been to explore from the smallest constituents (atoms & particles) all the way up to the largest (stars, galaxies & the universe). On our journey we have also looked at electromagnetic and wave phenomena and have seen how they broadly fit into the laws of […]

Summer School – Cookery School

The summer school students went to the cookery school to learn how to make British desserts on the 2nd of August. It was raining but we were all excited. Under the instruction of the teachers,we began to make chocolate brownies, a jam roll as well as chocolate chip cookies. Working as a team, we shared […]

A level student Migiyan

Student of the Week – Mingiyan Ushanov

Congratulations to Mingiyan Ushanov who was Abbey College Cambridge’s Student of the Week in the second week of May. Mingiyan was nominated by Jade Palmer for his hard work and ideas for our Social Media. He has taken lots of fantastic photographs for our Instagram account and he is always willing to help at all […]

GCSE Student of the week

Student of the Week – CHEN Sirui (Charles)

Congratulations to CHEN Sirui (Charles) who was Abbey Cambridge’s Student of the Week. Charles was nominated by Pete Manners for his contributions during the FTE trip. Well Done Charles and thank you Pete for the nomination.

Abbey College Cambridge Student Prom

May Ball

Students from Abbey College Cambridge celebrate their graduation at the annual end of year ball.

A level student Emma

Student of the Week – HE Shiqi (Emma)

Congratulations HE Shiqi (Emma) who was Abbey College Cambridge’s Student of the Week in the first week of May. Emma was nominated by Anne Malabar for her determined and continuous dedication to her studies in Psychology and her great mock exam results. Well Done Emma and thank you Anne for the nomination.

A level student Kapampa

Student of the Week – Kapampa MWAPE

Congratulations to Kapampa MWAPE who was Abbey Cambridge’s Student of the Week in April. Kapampa was nominated by Dawn Kent for being involved in so many areas of Abbey Cambridge and always willing to join in, she has a great sense of humour and is very committed to studying hard. Well Done Kapampa and thank […]

Abbey College Cambridge Italy Trip

Italy Trip

Abbey College Cambridge students and staff visited the iconic cities of Italy; Florence and Rome, where they took in the wonderful sights, these amazing places had to offer. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Click here for more images from the Italy Trip.

A level and GCSE students at the Abbey College Cambridge Charity Fair

Charity Fair

Jungle Fever hit Station Road Garden on Saturday with lots of fun and games all to raise money for our chosen charity EACH. It was a spectacular day! Click here to see more images from the Charity Fair.

Abbey College Cambridge Purbeck House GCSE Student Easter Egg Party

Purbeck Egg Party

During Easter the accommodation team hosted an ‘Egg’ Party in Purbeck, which included many creative Easter tasks and games. Click here for more images from the party.