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Year: 2023

Why did I become an Accountant? – The biggest Abbey Inspires of the year

8th December 23

On Friday 17th November, we held a special Abbey Inspires Event ‘Why I became an Accountant?’ and invited staff and alumni to share their experiences.  Here is an account of the event written by student journalist Denise in Year 11. If you have seen the posters all around the school about the accounting Abbey Inspires,…

Abbey College Cambridge Ranks 4th in National ‘Value-Added’ A-Level League Table

6th December 23

Abbey College Cambridge has recently placed 4th in a national ‘Value-Added’ League Table compiled by the Top Schools Website and based on national A-Level results data. Value-added scores are calculated by the UK Government. They are based on comparing students’ final A-Level exam results with the predicted level of progress over the duration of their…

Abbey College Cambridge Art Student Secures Top Honour in Prestigious Competition

28th November 23

Abbey College Cambridge is celebrating the exceptional achievement of a talented student, who secured first place award at the prestigious Independent Schools Association (ISA) National Art Competition Finals. Lina (Yu Chen) a Year 13 student worked hard to prepare her drawing of a Chicken, with the final piece demonstrating her talent, dedication and attention to…

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Success

3rd October 23

At Abbey Cambridge we provide opportunities for students to stretch themselves and take the knowledge they have learnt in the classroom and apply it to different situations.  One way we do this is via Olympiad and Challenge competitions. Towards the end of the last academic year we had 22 year 12 students (and one year…

How to choose the right Oxbridge College: A Guide for A-Level Students

27th September 23

Are you an A-Level student studying in the UK or overseas aspiring to attend an Oxbridge College for your university studies? Congratulations on aiming high! Every year at Abbey College Cambridge we help students apply for and secure places to study at Oxbridge, and this guide will help you navigate the intricate process of choosing…

Abbey Cambridge joins BSA Boarding Orchard

14th September 23

Abbey College Cambridge are proud to have joined the Boarding School Association’s (BSA) Boarding Orchard and be part of what is hoped to be the largest orchard by distance in the UK.  The College Community planted a Cherry Tree in the courtyard at Homerton Gardens on Wednesday, 13th September. Principal, Dr Ellen Hesse was joined…

Celebrating Academic Excellence: Students Progressing to Top Universities

18th August 23

Exceptional A Level students from Abbey College Cambridge are celebrating their acceptance into some of the world’s most prestigious universities in 2023. These students have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and personal growth throughout their time here, earning them well-deserved spots at renowned institutions for higher education. This year’s graduating class has…

Abbey College Cambridge to partner with school in Nepal

7th July 23

Abbey College Cambridge are excited to announce a new partnership with Bal Manorama Lower Secondary School in Ashrang Village, Nepal. Community is very important here at Abbey College Cambridge. Students, staff and their families all work together and support one another. We also aim to ensure that our students are looking beyond our own community…

Year 13 Graduation Celebrations

31st May 23

On Friday 26th May, the whole college community came together to reflect and celebrate the achievements of our Year 13 leavers in a graduation ceremony held in The Great Hall at Homerton College, University of Cambridge. We were delighted to welcome Mark Hanley-Browne, CEO of the Alpha Pus Group to address the students, before the…

Residential Trip to the Yorkshire Dales

31st May 23

On 9th – 12th May, Year 10 and Pre Sessional students participated in a residential trip to Ingleborough Hall in the Yorkshire Dales, where they undertook a number of outdoor pursuits and team building activities. The students were divided into four groups,  each with a member of staff from Abbey College and an instructor from…

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