Category: News

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…

COVID-19 UPDATE, 13TH JANUARY 2021

13th January 21

On Monday 4th January 2021, the UK Government announced a new national lockdown taking effect immediately.  As part of the lockdown, the government announced the physical closure of all schools and colleges until after the February half term. In line with government guidelines our colleges are now delivering learning online.

First Ever Christmas Boarding is a Success

11th January 21

For the very first time, Christmas 2020 saw the boarding houses at Abbey College Cambridge remain open.  Many of our students chose to remain in boarding due to the global covid-19 pandemic, and we wanted to ensure that they had a safe, homely environment in which to spend Christmas.  So the decision was taken to…

Covid-19 Update, 5th January 2021

5th January 21

On Monday 4th January, the UK Government announced a new national lockdown taking effect immediately. As part of the lockdown, the government announced the physical closure of all schools and colleges until after the end of the February half term. In line with government guidelines we will now deliver learning online until after the February…

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…

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…

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…

September 2020 Colleges Reopening Message

19th June 20

Abbey DLD is committed to providing a safe environment for all students, and preparations are being made to ensure that when our colleges reopen this September, all students are welcomed into a safe environment. Prior to the closure of UK schools in late March, our colleges introduced enhanced measures to ensure the safety of both…

Improve your English language skills in lockdown

5th May 20

Looking for ways to improve your English Language skills? Ali Talbot, Head of Sixth Form EAL at Abbey College Cambridge, has some great ideas for improving your English while distance learning in lockdown.