Year 11 Leavers Videos (11 images)
a collection of videos for our Year 11 leavers
Abbeywood's Got Talent
8th Feb 2024
A few photographs from Abbeywood's Got Talent on Wednesday 31st January 2024 - what great performances!
Curriculum Enrichment Week 2023
19th Jul 2023
Some photos from the great trips and activities that students took part in during Enrichment Week 2023.
Simon Connell & Jack Lopresti visit the Engineering Centre at Abbeywood
7th Jul 2023
We were pleased to welcome Simon Connell, CEO of the Baker Dearing Educational Trust, and Jack Lopresti, Conservative MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke, to the Engineering Centre at Abbeywood on Friday 30th June. You can find out more about the Baker Dearing Educational Trust here. We were sad that Lord Baker was unable to join us due to ill health as he has championed engineering education for the last 15 years. Our visitors’ involvement was influential in some local employers choosing to come and talk about partnering with us on an ongoing basis.
ACS production of Matilda the Musical 2023
2nd May 2023
In March we held our production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical. Students and staff had been rehearsing since September and were excited to showcase their hard work. We were blown away by the talent and dedication of the cast and crew and hope that those involved are extremely proud of what they have achieved.
Abbeywood's Got Talent!
10th Mar 2023
Congratulations to Harriet J (Athena) in year 7 who was the overall winner and performed a hilarious comedy magic sketch as her alter-ego ‘Betty’. Runners up were Ines A (Apollo) and Tia-Rae W (Hera) who performed a beautiful duet of ‘The One That Got Away’ by Katy Perry with some stunning harmonies. The second runner-up was Amber M (Zeus) who gave us a fantastic rendition of a Musical Theatre number from ‘Heathers’, with choreography and singing that wowed the whole audience! A huge thank you and well done to all students who took part and to all staff who supported the show in any way!
Curriculum Enrichment Week 2022
20th Jul 2022
Some photographs from our Enrichment Week 2022 - so good to have school trips back!
15th Mar 2022
A few photos from the trip in February - read more in our newsletter 1st April 2022 when published
World Book Day 2022
3rd Mar 2022
World Book Day. We had lots of books handed in for our 'Book Swap'! Coupon's were handed out for every book donated and were exchanged in the library at lunchtime. Murphy enjoyed spending time with the students too!
House Day 19 October 2021
10th Nov 2021
A few photographs from the House day - a great day for everyone!
The Climbing Academy
5th Nov 2021
Some of our Year 9 students are taking part in a 10 week climbing programme based at The Climbing Academy “The Mothership” in Bristol.
Bonnie and Jake
17th Dec 2020
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.
Year 10 Art work
2nd Jul 2019
Well done to the Year 10 students with their final pieces of Art Work - fantastic!
Year 10 Envision Programme
16th Jan 2019
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
11th Jan 2019
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
8th Jan 2019
Huge congratulations to our MFL Stars of the term at Abbeywood School and our Vocabexpress League of Champions award winners!
Abbeywood Christmas Concert
14th Dec 2018
A fantastic evening - thank you to everyone who participated and attended and our fantastic Performance Department!
Police Dog 'Indie' visit to ACS
11th Dec 2018
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
20th Nov 2018
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
20th Nov 2018
The Bristol and South Gloucestershire Ambitions event was an amazing end of CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) drive for term 1.
Year 9 Celebration
30th Jul 2018
took place on Monday 16 July. Congratulations to all Year 9 Students!
Sports Day 2018
20th Jul 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
4th Jul 2018
A few photographs from the Year 11 Leavers Assembly and Prom.
Year 8 RAISE Day
20th Jun 2018
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
21st May 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
15th May 2018
Some photos of the amazing We Will Rock You show on 3 & 4 May - a fantastic show enjoyed by all!
2nd May 2018
Congratulations to the Year 10 students for coming first place in the coveted Envision UK Community Apprentice Awards.
Post 16 Afternoon Tea
27th Apr 2018
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
20th Mar 2018
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
13th Mar 2018
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
13th Mar 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
6th Mar 2018
A few photos of some of the fantastic outfits worn by our staff on World Book Day, 1 March 2018.
Year 9 RAISE day
6th Mar 2018
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
6th Mar 2018
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
9th Feb 2018
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
16th Jan 2018
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
15th Jan 2018
Great to celebrate so many successes and personal achievements at our awards and presentation evening on Wednesday 3 January 2018.
A Level Results
1st Sep 2017
Fantastic A level results today. On average a whole grade higher than last year & 1 in 3 students achieving grades A*.
GCSE Results 2017
24th Aug 2017
Another successful set of results for our Year 11 students!
Curriculum Enrichment Week July 2017
26th Jul 2017
A few photographs of the many Enrichment Week Activities. A great week!
Sports Day - Tuesday 18 July 2017
21st Jul 2017
A few photos from Sports Day - Congratulations to Hera, Sports Day Winners!
Super Six Athletics Competition
18th Jul 2017
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
7th Jul 2017
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
6th Jul 2017
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
18th May 2017
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
13th Mar 2017
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
13th Mar 2017
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
13th Mar 2017
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
10th Mar 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
9th Mar 2017
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
25th Jan 2017
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!
16th Dec 2016
A few photos of the Christmas Concert that took place on Wednesday 14 December. A lovely evening!
Achievement Evening 2016
14th Dec 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.
7th Nov 2016
On Tuesday 18 October, our Year 9 Students participated in the South West Ambitions Event at the SGS Wise campus.