The Year 11 football team moved into the semi-finals of the County Cup beating Debden Park 2 – 0. A goal in each half saw Abbs win a very competitive game. Luke Coventry and Conor Mullaney were the scorers. The boys have enjoyed a great run and will aim to reach the final in their…

On the evening of 17th January 2018 Abbs Cross Academy held its first Futures Evening for Year 11 pupils and parents. This was an exciting opportunity to learn about real world experiences of different careers, and pathways into different jobs in these fields. Attendees visited three workshops throughout the evening, on a variety of careers.…

On Friday 13th October and Friday 10th November, the year 11 geographers traveled to Walton-on-the-Naze to undertake a day of coastal fieldwork. The students learned a range of fieldwork techniques which will help them in their GCSE exams in the summer, as well as seeing some coastal management strategies to protect the coast from longshore…

Christmas Dinner at Abbs Cross with a string quaret Our annual Christmas dinner day was a huge success. Our students said it was the best school meal of the year. They were accompanied by our amazing string quartet led by Mrs Tweddle.

This production of Aladin was incredibly funny and incredibly silly but most of all it was incredible fun to watch.  We liked the show for the funny costumes and the crazy characters.  Everyone enjoyed the performance, especially because the actors really engaged with the audience.  We had a great time and Year 8 students talked…

Each Christmas Abbs Cross students participate in the Samaritan’s Purse shoebox appeal. Students work together in forms to fill a shoebox (or two) with gifts and trinkets.  The boxes are then sent off to third world countries where the ability to give presents is too often little more than a dream. Students were most generous…

Friday 15th December will be National Christmas Jumper Day. We are participating in this event and pupils are allowed to wear a Christmas jumper over their school uniform in place of their blazer. Please donate £1, which will go to Save the Children and our Ghana project. On Tuesday 19th December we will be serving…