Abbey College, Ramsey

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Location: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Abbey College, Ramsey

 Abbey College, Ramsey is located in a small market town, almost half way between Huntingdon and Peterborough and within easy reach of Cambridge and London. The College is set within extensive, historic and beautiful grounds close to the Parish Church of St Thomas A Becket.    The College is a large 11-18 school with a catchment which extends over a wide rural area. 

There are approximately 1090 students on role, including a sixth form of 120. We currently have around 70 members of teaching staff with an additional support team of over 75 members of staff.   

We have high aspirations as a College as our 2016 results showed. Our A level and BTEC results placed us the sixth best in Cambridgeshire, outdoing many private schools, and our GCSE results were our highest ever, with a progress 8 figure of 0.21. We are also oversubscribed for the second year in a row this year by over 40% and our attendance is 2% higher than the national averages.   

Our College ethos is to ‘Aspire and Challenge’, which means that the College strives to provide strong equal learning opportunities within a broad and balanced curriculum for all students regardless of ability, background or culture. Our values include Being polite, being Equipped for learning, Sticking to and completing the most challenging of tasks and being Tolerant, which we remember as BEST. Our motto is to: ‘challenge mind-sets and raising aspirations’. 

At Abbey College we see staff well-being as a top priority and we are committed to ensuring our staff are always developing and growing. We have a full and extensive programme of CPD activities throughout the year and regularly share good practice. We have also introduced an employee of the month scheme to recognise members of staff who go above and beyond.   

For more information about the day to day life and the successes happening at the College, visit our Facebook page: Or alternatively, if you would like to visit the College please ring the office on 01487 812352 to arrange a convenient time.                 

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Address: Abbey Road, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, PE26 1DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1487 812352
What people say about us

' Our big site gives more space for lessons and relaxing at lunch or break'

- Year 11 Student

'Extra curriculum after school clubs for all subjects and hobbies'

- Year 11 Student

'Friendly staff who are always willing to help'

- Year 11 Student