14 - 21

   Senior Co-ed



  North West England

Foreign Education UK and International Education Consultants in UK and Hong Kong  Founded in 1990

  A-Level & GCSE / International Foundation Course


Abbey College Manchester, 5-7 Cheapside Off King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4WG

Key Information & Geographic Location in the UK

Abbey College Manchester is situated in the heart of Manchester city centre.

The College is within easy walking distance of the main public transport stations. Driving to the college is fairly straightforward but please note that they do not have any on-site car parking facilities. However, there is street parking available and several car parks within a few minutes walk of our front door, the closest of which is behind House of Fraser on Deansgate.

School Profile:

The Abbey DLD Group is a network of three independent colleges, uniquely placed to offer students from the United Kingdom and worldwide international students that the college is tailored to meet their requirements. The colleges have a long-standing reputation for delivering a premium quality education.

All the colleges share a similar approach to education: to help all our students achieve the very best academic results. This is done through rigorous but informal teaching, small class sizes, frequent testing and expert teachers who have each student's interests at the centre of everything they do.

Abbey College Manchester is a thriving independent sixth-form college offering a wide range of GCSEs and A-levels as two-year courses and retakes located in Manchester City Centre. Abbey College's teaching philosophy is based on small class, highly personalised learning in an academically rigorous but informal setting. We focus on the transition from school to university. They also offer intensive football and Basketball training alongside sixth-form studies.

Academic Success:

Abbey College is a small college, friendly, and welcoming community located in the heart of the City of Manchester.  It is a place where teachers and students work to achieve academic success together. They're known for providing innovative and flexible courses for students to focus on informal and highly personalised learning. Every year our students move on to join some of the UK's Russell Group Universities.


University Destination:

Abbey College Manchester students successfully progress to their first-choice Universities to study a wide range of courses.

They have an excellent reputation for students progressing to the UK's Russell Group Universities, as the destinations shown below.  Abbey College is also very successful in supporting students to many top Universities in London.

  • Lancaster University
  • Imperial College London
  • King's College London
  • Manchester of Metropolitan University
  • University of Arts London
  • University of Chester
  • University of Cardiff
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Nottingham
  • University College London
  • University of Oxford

Boarding and Pastoral Care for Students:

Students aged 16 or above which starts the academic year, can stay in the Student Residence – Clydesdale Boarding House.

Clydesdale Boarding House is located in central Manchester, offering high-quality, safe accommodation within an 8-10 minute walk of Abbey College Manchester.

All rooms are en-suite with newly fitted modern bathrooms, each cluster (approx 10 rooms) has a large kitchen equipped with hobs and ovens and plenty of fridge and freezer space. There is a large communal lounge in each cluster with a 50-inch television, a corner sofa and a table for socialising, study and activities.

Clydesdale Boarding House has the following facilities and the cleaning of the kitchen is completed weekly.

  •  24-hour on-site Security
  • Secure door entry system
  • CCTV cameras.
  • Secure Cycle storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • Onsite maintenance team

Abbey College Manchester have exclusive accommodation on the top two floors of the building, with access restricted to their students and staff. There are 35 single rooms in separate clusters for girls and boys. 

Boarding fees are included and all rooms contain:

  • Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner all prepared by the in-house cook
  • Large shared kitchen and fully equipped with a wide range of appliances such as ovens, toasters, kettles
  • Large shared living area, with sofa, dining table and 50-inch television
  • Good Wi-Fi connection
  • Weekly bathroom cleaning
  • Bed linen & towels
  • Full-time Houseparents on-site 24 hours
  • Indoor bike storage
  • Activities programme arranged by Houseparents. (Additional Charge on some external trips)
  • A 4ft wide size bed (wider than a standard single bed)
  • Desk and Chair
  • Wardrobe and drawers
  • Shelves/storage space
  • En-suite bathroom comprising toilet, wash-hand basin and shower
  • Curtains and blinds

Extracurricular Activities:

Most students study GCSE, A-level, or the International Foundation Programme pathways. Another exciting programme is Academic Studies with Football training which offers students the opportunity to combine GCSE, A-Level or the International Foundation Programme study with their passion for football.

They offer high-quality GCSE, A-level and International Foundation Programmes in a vast selection of courses. Urban contemporary boarding & accommodation are available, the perfect environment to live, study, make friends and enjoy extra-curricular activities.

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Abbey College's recent A-Levels and GSCE Results are :


 A-Level A*-A 

 A-Level A*-B


 GCSE 9 - 7

 GCSE 9 - 4

 A-Level & GCSE results 2023







 A-Level & GCSE results 2022







A-Level & GCSE Results 2021 







 A-Level & GCSE Results 2020







 A-Level & GCSE Results 2019







 A-Level & GCSE Results 2018








Abbey College students have gained entry of competitive university courses including Medicine, Law, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Dentistry, Economics, Accounting, Business and Art & Design.



School Fees 2024 / 25 Academic Year



One Year Programme


First Year A-Level 

Year 12

 One-Year International Foundation Course 


 Domestic Tuition Fees 



(Up to 6 subjects)



(Full Programme of 3 subjects)




 International tuition and boarding fees


Sep 2024 - July 2025


 First Year £30,000 

Sep 2024 – Jun 2025

Second Year A-Level

Sep 2025 - Jun 2026

(Full-year fees plus inflation)







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