Abbey College

Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Location: Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 14 - 19 years

About Abbey College

Abbey College is a mixed, independent, non-denominational, secondary international boarding school, situated on a 70-acre campus in Malvern, Worcestershire. There are 49 students aged 14-19 on the school roll, 46 of whom are boarding students. 

The site of the current Abbey College has been used for education since 1874, with the original main building built in 1863. Facilities now include a library, computer rooms, three science laboratories, 15 classrooms, common room areas, cinema, disco, multi-gym and sporting facilities.


Malcolm Wood

Values and vision

Abbey College believes its picturesque setting provides a spacious and peaceful place for students to focus on achieving their full academic potential. It provides a large range of sporting and social activities on campus and a high level of residential and personal care to each student.

Students attend Abbey College from all around the world; the school believes they are attracted by the opportunity to interact, develop and learn from staff experienced in dealing with international students in a location that is perfect for focused study.

The secondary school aims to provide a setting where young people from around the world can prosper, developing the skills they need to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Ofsted report

“The quality of education is good. Students make good academic and personal progress from their starting points. Teachers provide good individual help because class sizes are small. The good educational provision enables students to go on to university and study courses relevant to their future careers. The quality of this aspect of the college’s provision has been maintained since the last inspection.”

View Abbey College’s latest Ofsted report 


Address: 253 Wells Road, Malvern Wells, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1684 892300
Positions available at Abbey College