Photo of headteacher Dave Howe with students.

Abbeywood judged ‘good in all areas’ by Ofsted

Staff, governors and students at Stoke Gifford’s Abbeywood Community School are celebrating after receiving an overall ‘good’ grading from Ofsted following an inspection which took place on 19th & 20th November 2019. The full ‘Section 5’ inspection judged the school ‘good’ in all five assessment areas, replicating the result of the school’s last full inspection in October 2014 following its

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Photo of guests at the UWE engineering building topping-out ceremony.

Topping out ceremony marks milestone of UWE Bristol’s new engineering building

The new multi-million pound engineering building at the University of the West of England’s (UWE’s) Frenchay campus has moved a step closer to completion. A ceremony was held on Tuesday 17th September to mark construction of the state-of-the-art facility reaching the highest point of the landmark building. Due to be completed in summer 2020, the building will house specialist digital

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Photo of GCSE students with members of staff.

Abbeywood GCSE results maintain upward trend

Abbeywood Community School (ACS) students are celebrating their GCSE results, which are said to show a strong trend of improvement for the school in all key performance measures. Overall, students have achieved better progress than the national average, with over two-thirds achieving a standard (grade 4) pass in both English and maths. In addition to the featured high-attaining students (see

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Photo of some of the top-performing Post-16 students.

Abbeywood celebrates Post-16 success stories

This year’s Post-16 exam results at Abbeywood Community School saw almost one-third of all grades awarded being at A*-B, with 15 percent in the top A*-A band. The overall pass rate was 96 percent. Bursary students, in receipt of financial support, achieved an entire grade higher than last year, says the school. All students on the IT and business courses

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