Abbey College Birmingham is an independent A-Level
and GCSE college offering:
Small class sizes
Unlimited free extra tuition
Regular examination practice
Free choice of subjects
Intensive retakes for GCSE and AS and A-Level
Abbey students realise their potential, cultivate
self-belief and self-motivation, attributes essential for university and
for life. The needs of the individual student are at the heart of
the college ethos, providing a uniquely rewarding independent
A Second Chance to Unlock Your Potential!
Not got the grades? Not got any offers for university? Not sure
about what to do now? Successful re-take A-Level students prove that
Abbey College Birmingham unlocks potential.
Kasra wanted to be a doctor.
At his old school, he was not predicted the grades to get an offer for
university. He came to Abbey in September 2004 and enrolled on a
one- term course for A-Level Biology. He turned his B into a grade
A and got an unconditional offer for Medicine at Imperial and starts in
Jogisha came to Abbey with A-Level grades of BBB and a
burning desire to study Medicine. She embarked upon two intensive
A-level retakes from September to January and a one year A-Level and
Rajiv’s first time grades at his grammar school were
BBC and he missed his offers for Medicine. He came to Abbey
College in September 2005 and retook his A-Levels. With Abbey, he
turned his grades into AAA. Jogisha and Rajiv both have just finished
their first year studies in Medicine at Queen Mary’s London.
“I can’t thank Abbey enough, Michael was wonderful,
Linda was brilliant, as friends and as professionals Abbey’s teachers
were brilliant. I was nervous after last year opening my results,
but the better teaching and Abbey treated us as individuals and not as
Simone knew that her AS grades did
not show her true potential or provide her with the chance to
successfully apply for Veterinary Medicine. She came to Abbey and
took the advice to repeat her AS year. She completed her A-levels
with AAA and is about to commence her degree in Veterinary Medicine.
“I came to Abbey College with BBC in Biology, Chemistry and Maths.
I retook and I got three As. I’m now going to be doing Dentistry at
Queen Mary’s. The teachers at Abbey are brilliant, I couldn’t have
asked for more!”
“I retook my A-Levels in Biology and Chemistry and from two BBs, I now
have AA. I picked up a new A level subject in one year and gained a B in
Economics. The teachers at Abbey College are really supportive, they’re
really friendly. I respect them but they are on your level and you can
always ask for help. I can’t wait to start Medicine at
Contact us to unlock your potential: 0121 236 7474 or visit us at
Abbey College London
An independent college established in 1985, Abbey College in London has
an outstanding record in assisting students to enter highly competitive
degree courses at the UK’s very best universities.
The hallmark of Abbey College students is that they
are aiming to enter professional occupations in the UK or overseas after
graduation from university. Maintaining continuity with its original
purpose, Abbey College continues to very successfully prepare students
for entry to the medical professions and from 2001-2005 nearly 50% of
the 279 Abbey College students going on to university have progressed to
medicine, dentistry or pharmacy. Of the other 50% the majority have
consisted of aspiring engineers, bankers, accountants, entrepreneurs and
lawyers who have progressed to top UK universities such as Imperial
College, UCL, LSE, King’s College and Manchester. In 2005 one student
was admitted to Harvard in the USA.
The success of this independent college is founded on a very high
quality of teaching supported by an effective pastoral system. The
latter includes a highly personalised approach to each student’s
application to university with close attention paid to all aspects of a
student’s application to university. In addition, Abbey College gives
highly focused, specific support to students to enable them to meet
specific requirements such as BMAT, LNAT and UKCAT and go on to reveal
their potential in a university entrance interview situation.
An independent college for aspiring professionals that provides an
excellent foundation for a student’s future best summarises what Abbey
College has to offer.
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