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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…

Building knowledge, understanding and confidence at Model United Nations Conferences

5th December 22

The College’s Model United Nations club have recently had the opportunity to put their skills to the test at two Model United Nation Conferences.  One in Oxford on 15th November organised by St Clare’s School and the other in London on 19th & 20th November at Kings College London. Both conferences were attended by seven…

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Results

22nd September 22

At the end of the last academic year, 19 Year 12 students sat the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge. This competition aims to stretch and challenge students interested in chemistry and will provide an excellent experience for anyone considering taking their studies further. Set by an experienced team of teachers and university chemists, it is designed to…

Congratulations to Pre Degree Diploma Winners

27th July 22

Many congratulations to this year’s Pre Degree Diploma winners: From the Engineering Group; Valeriy, Angus and Revan for their Solar Powered Glider project. They had some fierce competition at the programme’s final held on 29th June in the main hall. The standard of presentation in this year’s competition was very high. This year’s Semi Finalists…

Three Olympiad Successes for Juan Francisco

11th March 22

Abbey College Cambridge student Juan Francisco in Year 13 is celebrating not just one Olympiad success, but an amazing three awards, from papers sat in one week.  Also following this success, he is one of 12 students in the country to be invited to attend the annual Physics training camp at the University of Oxford…

Juan Francisco in top 100 from British Mathematical Olympiad

19th January 22

We have the results for the British Mathematical Olympiad Round 1 and are thrilled that Juan Francisco in Year 13 has been placed in the top 100 in the country and has been invited to participate in Round 2. On Thursday 2nd December four Abbey College Cambridge students sat the British Mathematical Olympiad Round One…

Dalial has competition success in promoting unity and tolerance

13th September 21

During the Summer Term, Abbey College Cambridge invited students to enter a competition run by the Charity Global Acts of Unity to promote unity, tolerance and understanding in schools. Unitees is the name of competition and it was a creative arts competition for young people in schools across England and Wales, tasked with expressing what…

Abbey Cambridge Students are Accounting Competition Finalists

25th May 21

We are thrilled that the Abbey College Cambridge Business and Accounting Team has been awarded one of the 24 places in the final of the Institute of Accountants BASE competition.  The competition is for 16-17 year old business and accounting students and offers an exciting experience where students take part in team challenges; giving them…

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….