Category: General

6th Form Application Deadline

Abbeyfield Sixth Form is an exciting place for young adults to continue their education, combining academic studies with rigorous preparation for the big wide world.

Applications are now open via our website – https://www.abbeyfieldschool.org.uk/main/sixth-form.

The deadline for applications is Monday 18th March at 4pm. Don’t miss out – apply now! Contact Mrs Dedman, Head of Sixth Form, at the school with any questions.

E-Safety Event

Our annual Online Safety Evening is being held on Monday 11th March from 6.30pm – 7.30pm.

The evening will be presented by Simon Aston, Northamptonshire County Council’s Online Safety Officer, and promises to be an informative and eye-opening event.

The event is open to all parents and carers of children who attend Abbeyfield School, and this year we are pleased to extend the invitation to Queen Eleanor Primary.

The evening will cover issues related to: Where young people are going online, Ways to keep young people safe online, focusing on online grooming and Digital Resilience and wellbeing.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Sri Lanka 2020 Launch Evening

Please be aware that the Launch evening for Sri Lanka 2020 for Y10, Y11 and Y12 students will be taking place tomorrow, Tuesday 29th January at 6:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Sri Lanka 2020 Update

A fantastic opportunity is being launched for Y10, Y11 and Y12 students this week.

Your child will need to collect a letter and if there is sufficient interest we will confirm if the Parent Launch meeting is taking place on Tuesday 29th January 2019 at 6pm.

PGL Watersports Trip

Letters for our 3rd PGL Watersports trip, travelling to Ardeche in the south of France in 2020 will be available for Y7/8 students and Parent Pay will open for deposits from 3.30pm this Friday, 18 January. Places will be secured on a first come, first served basis upon receiving the £99 deposit, with 40 places available.

Letters can be collected from the PE office during Break B or after school.

Another Set of Results for Abbeyfield Students

Abbeyfield School students celebrate another record breaking year, with Academic results improving again on last year. 50% of students achieved at least one A*-B,  A*-A went up by 5% with A*-B grades following the same pattern; there are some excellent individual results and we are thrilled that all of our students are going to the universities of their choice.

Principal David Powell said “I am delighted with another great set of results that reflect all of the hard work and effort that has been put in again this year by both staff and students; our overall results have improved yet again with students, on average, scoring a third of a grade more across the board. The number of Abbeyfield students that go off to prestigious Russell Group universities continues to rise and we are privileged to be able to work with such a wonderful group of young people”.

A special mention needs to go to Sanjeet Kaur with A* A* A* in Maths, Further Maths and Physics; impressively, Sanjeet got full marks in her maths A Level and will be taking up a place at Imperial College, London. Other mentions need to go to Olivia Taylor, A* A* B; Callum Slinn, A* A* A; Poppy Eccles, A*A B; Richmund Rosales, A* A C; Gabriella Teriaca A* A* B and Joshua Bastow, A B C.

We are privileged to have been able to be a part in the futures of these amazing young people.

Abbeyfield end of term arrangments

Dear Parents / Carers – school closes for the summer holiday on Thursday 19th July, students will be dismissed at 12.15pm. School opens to students on Thursday 6th September.

For Year 7 and Year 12 students school starts at 8.45am. For Year 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13 school starts at 9.45am.

Abbeyfield students take part in community litter pick

On Wednesday 13 June,  environment- conscious students from the Abbeyfield Community Project Team joined forces with Tesco, Northampton and East Hunsbury Parish Council for a community litter pick.

A total of 9 bags of rubbish were collected; a great morning’s work and a real team effort.

More partnership projects are planned, hoping to make our environment a nicer place.

Tesco, Northampton ‘tweeted’ the following comment; ” I think we did a great job and hope to work with you again.”

East Hunsbury Parish Council also commented: “We were only out for an hour and look how much litter they collected. Just shows what can be achieved in a short space of time!.”

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