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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…

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…

Max Excels in the Canadian Chemistry Contest

26th May 23

Abbey College Cambridge student Max is celebrating after placing in the top 6.5% of students taking this year’s Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC). The Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) is carried out in conjunction with the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO) and the Chemical Institute of Canada. The CCC fosters an appreciation of chemistry as a career for…

Welcome to our New Principal

11th April 23

Abbey College Cambridge is delighted to welcome Dr Elena (Ellen) Hesse as Principal. With a wealth of senior leadership experience spanning eight years, Ellen joins Abbey Cambridge from St Clare’s, Oxford, where she held the role of Vice Principal. Prior to this, Ellen was Head of Pastoral Care and Head of Boarding at The Royal…

Abbey Cambridge recognised in Leading Worldwide Boarding School List

7th March 23

Abbey College Cambridge is thrilled to be recognised and included in the inaugural Fortune Education top rated 250 boarding schools worldwide. Fortune Education are part of the Fortune Media Corporation, the multinational media company that publishes Fortune magazine,, and other business media (including the Global Forum, Most Powerful Women, and Brainstorm conferences) under the…

Half Term Trip To Iceland

1st March 23

On Monday 13th February, a group of Abbey Cambridge students, accompanied by four members of staff travelled to Reykjavik, Iceland.  Commonly known as the land of fire and ice, students had the opportunity to visit and study the amazing geographical features that have made Iceland famous and have a truly once in a a lifetime…

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