Category: Competitions

Triumph for Physics Students

22nd March 21

We are thrilled that all 14 of our entrants into the Senior Physics Challenge for Year 12 students and below received an award in the recent BhPO (British Physics)  Senior Physics Challenge.  This challenge is an exciting opportunity for students to stretch their problem solving skills and apply fundamental physical principles to novel situations. This…

Outstanding performance from budding Chemists in UK Olympiad

12th March 21

On Friday 22nd January, 17 chemistry students from Abbey College Cambridge sat the UK Chemistry Olympiad.  This competition is designed to challenge and inspire the top chemistry students aged 16 and over in UK sixth forms. This enriching experience is a unique opportunity for students to push themselves further and excel in the chemistry field….

Physics Olympiad Success

14th January 21

Abbey College Cambridge Students have achieved some amazing results in Round 1 of the British Physics Olympiad. This is a national competition and generally has approximately 2,000 entrants.  It is aimed at the most able Year 13 Physics students.  13 Abbey College Cambridge students sat the round one exam in November 2020, which is a…

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…

Find the golden eggs and win!

25th February 20

To celebrate the launch of our amazing new Abbey DLD college websites. We’ve hidden six golden eggs across all 3 sites. There are 2 eggs hidden in each site (Clue: you will find them in the bottom right hand corner of images!). Find all six sites and we’ll enter you into a…

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