• Abbey College, Abbey Road, Hollow Lane, Ramsey Cambridgeshire PE26 1DG

Remembrance Service



With guests, including the Mayor of Ramsey, all staff and students braved the changeable weather and held our annual Remembrance Service outside on the field. The lovely service was led by the Head teacher, Head Boy and Head Girl. With our uniformed students in attendance it was the first opportunity for the school to watch our CCF students in action, led by flag holder Year 11 George Gysin and commanded by Sixth Former Eleanor Phipps. The Last Post and Rouse was played live by Sixth Former Joe and was joined this year by Year 9 brass player Evelyn.

Well done to all involved in making it such a special occasion and thank you to the visitors who came to join us.

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Auditions for the school production are taking place this half term.  Open to all students at Abbey College, we are looking for actors, singers and dancers to take part in the show as well as students who want to get involved in the production of the show such as costumes, props and front of house.  We look forward to seeing who auditions and who the new team will be.  Break A Leg everyone!  Watch this space!

Year 7s have arrived at Abbey College and have shown to be a very keen and lively group.  We look forward to having them with us here at Abbey College.

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Excitement is in the air at Abbey College, Ramsey, where all core GCSE subjects have secured impressive results and more students have achieved the top 5-9 grades.

This year, a notable 70% of all grades were level 4 to 9 which is a significant 8% improvement on last year. Even more remarkably, the percentage of students achieving a level 5 or higher has risen by 11%, from 40% in 2018 to 51% in 2019. This means more students than last year have achieved the top grades.

The college achieved strong results in all core subjects. 89% of students secured level 4 and above in English, a significant 8% improvement on last year. 73% of students achieved level 4 and above in Maths, which is a 5% increase on last year’s results. Meanwhile, 66% of students achieved level 4 and above in Science, which is an 8% increase from 2018.

64% of students achieved Level 4 and above in both English and Maths and 48% of students gained Level 5 and above in both English and Maths. Both these are increases on the 2018 results.

Other subjects that secured high achievements included Business Studies BTEC, where 67% achieved a L2 Distinction or better, Physics, where a 100% of students received grades 4 to 9, and Chemistry and Biology, where 99% of students received grades 4 to 9.



Another fantastic set of A Level Results at Abbey College

Students at Abbey College’s Sixth Form are celebrating today after receiving another fantastic set of A Level results.

Over half of all grades (54%) were the highest A*, A or B grades, with 40% being A* or A grades. Over three quarters of all grades (78%) were A* to C grades.

These are the best results on the new specifications for A Levels and BTECs for the Ramsey-based college, which was awarded a Good rating from Ofsted in all areas, including the Sixth Form, just last year.

The overall pass rate was an impressive 99%.

There were particularly strong achievements in a range of subjects, including 50% A* grades in English Literature, 50% A*-A grades in Maths with 71% achieving A*-B grades, and 80% A*-B grades in Philosophy & Ethics.

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Author Marcus Alexander paid a visit to Abbey College this week to inspire the year 7s.  His workshops and talks were very engaging and the students loved him!  Marcus, author of Keeper Of The Realms, did a lively presentation which included somersaults across the desk!  He certainly captured the imagination of the year 7s.

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This year's school production is the pantomime Dick Turpin!  Suitable for all ages - the story has a twist and so is not going to be gorey or sinister.  With lots of singing, dancing, laughter and pie fights, this promises to be a good couple of hours of entertainment!  With students from all ages taking part we are very proud to open the doors to the public in early February.  Tickets are bought on the door!

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