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Abbey College Cambridge shortlisted for 2 prestigious Boarding Schools’ Association Awards

19th April 24

Abbey College Cambridge has been shortlisted in two categories at this year’s Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) Supporting Excellence Awards. The school’s first nomination is in the ‘Supporting International Boarders’ award category. This award commends a school or member of staff who has contributed significantly to supporting international boarders, including helping them integrate into their new…

Abbey College Cambridge Joins Cambridge Standing Tall Giraffe Trail

21st March 24

The Abbey College Cambridge Art Department is thrilled to announce its participation in the Cambridge Standing Tall Giraffe Trail, launching today. The city centre of Cambridge is now home to a captivating herd of 31 gigantic giraffe sculptures, forming an awe-inspiring free art trail. Alongside these towering sculptures are mini giraffes, creatively adorned by the…

Former Student Sonya Delivers Banking and Finance Talk

20th March 24

On Thursday 14th March we welcomed former Abbey College Cambridge student Sonya back to campus. Sonya, who is originally from Korea, took a break from her undergraduate studies at Queen Mary, University of London to deliver a fantastic talk on ‘Breaking into Banking and Finance’ to a receptive audience of Abbey Cambridge students and teachers…

Abbey College Cambridge Hosts Second Student-Led Conference on Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity

10th March 24

Abbey College Cambridge proudly welcomed students from local schools and its own community for its second student-led conference on Wednesday, February 28th. The theme, “Equality, Diversity, Inclusivity, and Social Justice,” aimed to delve into pressing issues within education and society.   The event brought together 70 students from various schools including The Perse, St. Bede’s,…

New Year Around the World

22nd January 24

Article written by Abbey Cambridge Journalism Club Explore the diverse tapestry of New Year celebrations around the globe, where customs, traditions, and festivities vary, reflecting the unique cultural landscapes that define each region. From the vibrant fireworks of Sydney to the tranquil rituals of Kyoto, join us on a journey to discover how the world…

University of Oxford Success for Joshua

15th January 24

Many congratulations to Year 13 student Yue Fung Joshua on receiving an offer to study Earth Sciences at St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford in September. As well as the University of Oxford, Joshua has also received offers to study at Imperial College London, University College London, University of Durham and the University of Exeter….

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…

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…