Bonnie and Jake
YEAR 11 LEAVERS
Kellogg's Breakfast Celebration
Year 11 Leavers Videos (11 images)
a collection of videos for our Year 11 leavers
Bonnie and Jake
Meet Bonnie and Jake - our new School Dogs. Bonnie is an apricot Cavapoo, a Kings Charles Cavalier spaniel and poodle cross and Jake is a black Labrador.
Achievement and Celebration Evening
So lovely to see so many students collecting their examination certificates at our Achievement and Celebration Evening on 18 December – Congratulations to them all – a great evening!
Christmas themed workshop
Some Abbeywood Students were lucky enough to be selected to be invited to a Christmas themed workshop and Lunch by Nvidia . They were fantastic Ambassadors for the school working with a local business – a great time had by all!
Food Bank collection
A huge thank you for the recent donations for the Food Bank - well done to Apollo House for being awarded the most house points for their donations.
Open Evening September 2019
A big thank you to all our fantastic students who acted as tour guides or subject area helpers during our open evening on Thursday 26 September and with the subsequent school tours. Great to hear so much positive feedback about our wonderful school.
Year 7 students off to a great start!
Our new Year 7 students have made an amazing start to life at ACS. The transition from primary school to secondary school is always a massive jump but they have really taken it in their stride.
Sports Day 2019
Students and staff enjoying this years Sports Day - it was hot! Well done to all who participated and Hera who won!
Curriculum Enrichment Week
Students at ACS enjoying various residential trips, day trips and activities - Monday 8 - Friday 12 July 2019
House day @ ACS
took place on 28 June. Students competed in their houses in various events around school. A great day had by all!
Year 10 Art work
Well done to the Year 10 students with their final pieces of Art Work - fantastic!
Watersports Competition 18 June 2019
We won! First place in Katakanu. Well done Abbeywood students - you are awesome!
Students from ACS training for the Watersports competition in June which will involve schools from across Bristol competing in rowing, canoeing and sailing.
Envision at Abbeywood Community School
Year 10 students present to a panel of professionals, completing their final challenge as Community Apprentices
Berlin Trip April 2019
A few photos of the Year 11 MFL & History Trip to Berlin - a fantastic trip had by all
A few photos of the fantastic production of Grease performed by Abbeywood Students, April 2019
Ski Trip February 2019
36 students from ACS & BSCS travelled by coach to Zell em See in Austria for a week of skiing during the February holiday. The teachers would like to say how proud they were of the students, the week was challenging but they were resilient, hardworking and fully engaged. A fantastic week enjoyed by all!
Flying Start Challenge
Three teams from Abbeywood competed in the regional finals of the Flying start challenge STEM competition that was held at the Bristol Aerospace Museum in Filton. Although we did not make the final 3 on the day, the students competed with enthusiasm and maturity.
Year 12 Envision
Term 2 was a busy and enjoyable time for our Year 12 Envision Teams. Both teams won the full £100 for their project.
Harry Potter Night February 2019
A magical experience enjoyed by over 50 guests. This was a fantastic event full of Witchcraft and Wizardry and raised an outstanding £225 for Children’s Hospice South West & The Royal British Legion.
Flying Start Challenge - STEM event
Huge congratulations to all the students who participated and an extended congratulations to the winning teams who now have a chance to reach the grand final which will be held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil.
Year 10 Envision Programme
Last term was an amazing end for the first year 10 cohort's Envision journey with TLT LLP Solicitors. A few photos of their successful charity event.
Year 11 Future Quest Sky Academy Studios Trip, London
In December 2018 a group of yr 11 students had the incredible opportunity to experience the world of media at the home of sky sports news in London.
MFL Stars of Term 2
Huge congratulations to our MFL Stars of the term at Abbeywood School and our Vocabexpress League of Champions award winners!
Abbeywood Christmas Concert
A fantastic evening - thank you to everyone who participated and attended and our fantastic Performance Department!
Police Dog 'Indie' visit to ACS
On 11 December we welcomed Indie and PC Appleton into our school community as part of our ongoing work with our local constabulary to help build a safer community for all. We look forward to further visits from Indie in the future.
Cross Country @ Blaise Castle
The team took part in the annual event held at Blaise Castle. Some excellent team spirit shown! Some stand out performances! Huge well done to all involved.
Year 9 Ambitions Event
The Bristol and South Gloucestershire Ambitions event was an amazing end of CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) drive for term 1.
Sports Day 2018
Congratulations to everyone who took part in Sports Day on Tuesday 17 July and to Hera - Sports day winners with 1803 points!
Year 11 Prom and Leavers Assembly
A few photographs from the Year 11 Leavers Assembly and Prom.
Year 8 RAISE Day
On Thursday 14 June, the whole of year 8 were off timetable for the day taking part in a carousel of events. The aim of the day was to improve resilience and aspiration, as well as looking at developing revision skills and staying safe online with the police. The effort and engagement throughout the day was exemplary, with all the visitors commenting on how well behaved the students were. Well done Year 8!
Abbeywood Spring Fete 2018
On Thursday 10 May, students from Fundraising Club hosted a Spring Fete for Abbeywood students and students from surrounding primary schools. They raised an amazing £537.52 for Children’s Hospice South West!
We Will Rock You
Some photos of the amazing We Will Rock You show on 3 & 4 May - a fantastic show enjoyed by all!
Congratulations to the Year 10 students for coming first place in the coveted Envision UK Community Apprentice Awards.
Post 16 Afternoon Tea
On Friday 27 April the Post 16 Business Studies Class put on a fantastic Afternoon Tea for Staff and Post 16 Students.
Abbeywood's Got Talent
We had another fantastic show this year, with a variety of acts from flute players to champion cup stackers! Congratulations to Ben Varlamos who won with a song he wrote himself!
St Michael's and Bradley Stoke Primary Visits
On Wednesday 7 March it was lovely for ACS to welcome both St Michaels and Bradley Stoke primary schools for an afternoon of fun activities.
Concorde Book Awards 2018
On Tuesday 6 March, several students from Years 7 and 8 attended the Concorde Book Awards ceremony. Here are a few photos....
World Book Day
A few photos of some of the fantastic outfits worn by our staff on World Book Day, 1 March 2018.
Year 9 RAISE day
On Wednesday 31 January, year 9 took part in their annual RAISE day. The aim of the day was to provide students with a variety of interesting and relevant sessions to help them develop their knowledge of the world around them and some of the issues they might face day-to-day.
Bristol Cathedral Art Competition
Congratulations to Sarah Preece, Daniella Sakota and Essence Mulzac-Decordova for representing Abbeywood School at the Cathedral Art Exhibition and for the awards they won.
St Michael's Year 5 Forensic Science Event
The primary students had been covering forensics as part of their KS2 curriculum so Laura delivered a number of forensic experiments. The year 5 students got to do a number of great activities including dusting for fingerprints and testing (fake) blood splatter. As you can see from the pictures they were totally enthralled by all the activities and feedback from St Michael’s was that they really enjoyed the experience. Well done to Year 5 St Michael’s and Laura Smale for organising such a fun morning of activities! It was like a genuine scene from CSI Stoke Gifford!
Women in STEM event
On Friday 1 December, 8 HAS students from Year 8 & 9 had the chance to be part of an event to promote the amazing world of STEM.
Celebration Awards Evening
Great to celebrate so many successes and personal achievements at our awards and presentation evening on Wednesday 3 January 2018.
A Level Results
Fantastic A level results today. On average a whole grade higher than last year & 1 in 3 students achieving grades A*.
Curriculum Enrichment Week July 2017
A few photographs of the many Enrichment Week Activities. A great week!
Sports Day - Tuesday 18 July 2017
A few photos from Sports Day - Congratulations to Hera, Sports Day Winners!
Super Six Athletics Competition
Students from Year 7, 8 and 9 were selected to take part in the Super Six Athletics Competition on Wednesday 5 July at the University of Bath. Congratulations and well done to all the students that participated and contributed to the brilliant overall score for Team ACS.
Year 11 Prom
Year 11 Prom took place on Thursday 6 July at the Aztec Hotel. A great night was had by all. A few photos......
Staff v Student Rounders Match
On 29 June we held our first ever all female students' vs teachers' rounders match. The teachers won 17-16! A great time by all those involved and the spectators!
Bristol Old Vic
12 of our Talented Drama students from Years 8, 9 and 10 have been working with Angela Athay-Hunt, a Youth Theatre director from the Bristol Old Vic as part of the COMPANY program for schools. After several months of after school weekly workshops we descended into the Theatre on a lovely sunny Sunday morning to get ready for the final performance. The play, devised by the students with Ange, was inspired by the theme of “Everything is Political”. We were really proud of their performance and to see our students perform with such confidence on the stage of the oldest working theatre in the country was fantastic. Well done to all of them and to Parents and Friends who supported the students.
Year 10 RAISE day
On Monday 6 March, Year 10 took part in a ‘Raising Aspirations’ RAISE day. Normal timetables were collapsed for the day and the students took part in a programme designed to prepare them for job interviews in the working world, increase their understanding of the options available to them after Year 11 and build confidence in working in teams and speaking to professionals. Volunteers from Carillion and local businesses, including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Justice, were kind enough to give up their time to interview the students. For the students, a thoroughly enjoyable, slightly nerve wracking day! Plenty of positive feedback from the volunteers. Well done Year 10!
Year 8 RAISE Day
The Year 8 RAISE day took place on Tuesday 21 February. The focus was to think about the influence of crime and the effects it can have. All students were taken off timetable and had sessions delivered from a charity called ‘Prison me, no way’. Their aim is to raise awareness with young people about the causes, consequences, penalties and impact of crime. The day was very successful, well done to all of Year 8 - we were all really impressed!
French Theatre Company
On Wednesday 22 February a French Theatre Company visited Abbeywood Community School to present a production of ‘Le Français, c’ext Fun!’ to Year 7 & 8 students. This was a lively and interactive educational experience of the French language run by The Pickles Company. 6 MFL ambassadors took part in the performance. They spoke fluent French and were very confident and proud - Chapeau!!!
Abbeywood's Got Talent 2017
Twelve specially selected acts from across all 3 key stages performed on the 23 February, to an array of friends, family and staff: showcasing their phenomenal singing and dancing abilities, leaving the crowd amazed. The evening was a great success, and left everyone feeling a sense of pride.
Year 9 Girls Rugby Tournament
On Thursday 2 March Year 9 girls took part in their first full contact Rugby Tournament. The tournament was enjoyed by all those who participated.
Winter Games - Girls Football
Congratulations to the Year 9/10 girls football team on a fantastic win against some good teams! Well done to all girls who took part, they didn't lose a match all day!
A few photos of the Christmas Concert that took place on Wednesday 14 December. A lovely evening!
Achievement Evening 2016
Achievement Evening took place on Tuesday 13 December. This event was for last Years Year 11, 12 and Year 13 students to collect their exam certificates and other awards. A great evening was had by all.
On Tuesday 18 October, our Year 9 Students participated in the South West Ambitions Event at the SGS Wise campus.