Year: 2020

A Very Merry Christmas at Abbey College Cambridge

18th December 20

This year our Abbey College Cambridge boarding houses are remaining open to accommodate students who prefer to stay in the UK during the Christmas Holiday. We will also be welcoming a group of students from our sister college Abbey College Manchester to stay with us duing the Christmas break. To help our students pass the…

Abbey College Cambridge Maths teams placed first and second in the UK in the Naboj

14th December 20

Four teams from Abbey College Cambridge are celebrating an impressive performance in this years’ Naboj Online International Maths competition. The Naboj is an international Mathematics competition organised by a group of European universities that include the Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh and Glasgow from here in the UK. Teams consist of five students who compete against…

British Physics Olympiad Challenge Success

3rd November 20

Well done to the entrants of this year’s BPhO challenge.  Nine students sat the paper which is based on the common curriculum for Year 13 students. It is an introduction to problem solving for some students and it is designed to stretch thinking into the applications and ideas, preparing students for further work, or for…

Join our ‘Welcome to Cambridge’ January start information webinar

15th October 20

When: Thursday 22nd October 2020 at 10am BST This webinar will be invaluable for all students joining Abbey College Cambridge this January. Hosted by College Principal Dr Julian Davies, who will tell you about what you can expect in your first few weeks in the college, including welcome and induction, settling into college boarding and…

Considering starting your sixth form studies in January? Things to consider when choosing a January start course

2nd 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 doesn’t sync with the traditional school year the option to study in the United Kingdom without…

An Introduction to Cambridge

31st August 20

A chance to watch our recent webinar ‘Welcome to Cambridge’. Learn more about the beautiful, world-renowned university city of Cambridge, the place that you will call home during your time at Abbey College Cambridge.

Abbey College Cambridge 2020 GCSE Results Update

20th August 20

Our Abbey College Cambridge GCSE students have achieved an impressive set of results in 2020. From a total of 203 GCSEs sat, 27% were awarded the top grade of 9, and nearly half achieved 9-8 grades. Over three quarters of grades received were in the 9-6 range, and no students received a grade lower than…

Abbey College Cambridge students celebrate another impressive set of A-Level results in 2020

13th August 20

Our Abbey College Cambridge ‘class of 2020’ students have marked the end of their A-Level studies with another impressive set of  exam results that far exceed the national average. This year, 45% of A-Level examinations taken by Abbey College Cambridge students achieved the highest grade of A*.  Over three quarters (83%) received A*-A grades, and…

Agustin is on top of the world after success in the International Chemistry Olympiad

31st July 20

Abbey College Cambridge student Agustin Lorusso Notaro Francesco has been celebrating after representing the UK team and achieving a gold award at this years’ International Chemistry Olympiad competition. The international Chemistry Olympiad is an annual competition for the world’s most talented chemistry students at secondary school level. This year 235 students from 60 countries took…

What A-Level subjects go well together? 10 great combinations you could consider

22nd July 20

Advanced Level courses, also known as ‘A-Levels’, are the most commonly recognised qualifications students can take to gain place at a UK university. A-Levels also have the benefit of being a well-respected global qualification, so universities outside of the United Kingdom will also accept A-Level students. Typically, A-Level students will take 3 or 4 subjects…