Awards from the British Biology Olympiad

April 25, 2019

Another day, another award for our students! Our Year 12 Biology students participated in the British Biology Olympiad, a competition which ‘stimulates students with a interest in biology to expand and extend their talents’. Students are able to demonstrate their knowledge of the subject and be rewarded with publicly recognised certificates. ‘The competition consists of two, 45-minute multiple choice papers, which are taken online under supervised exam conditions’. Congratulations to all students who participated and we encourage you to participate next year!   A special ‘congratulations’ to: Huy Le – ‘Highly Commendable’ Award Kimia Firoozabadi – Silver Award  

Awards for Ashbourne’s Drama students at the ISA Drama competition

Ashbourne College is pleased to inform the results for the ISA Drama competition, in which our Year 12 Drama students participated. The competition is nationwide for any independent schools who are members of the ISA (there are around 500 members). Our Drama department has proudly informed that our students have been awarded the following:   The Hurst Lodge Award for Best Senior Production Margaret Milner-Williams Medal for Best Middle/Senior Boy Performer The Hollygirt Prize for The Best Moment of Theatre in a Senior Production This is the first time Ashbourne College has participated in this competition, so we are very Continue Reading →

Staff Quiz!

April 8, 2019

Last week we held our annual Staff Quiz! This was a great opportunity for one last staff ‘get together’ before the exam season starts. There was an initial warm-up music round run by Dennis, followed by the main quiz which consisted of general knowledge and problem-solving questions. Thank you to all the staff who came out and participated, and a massive thank you to Sean Pillai for organising this event! Congratulations to the winning team Sean’s Jazzy Trousers.   Teams and scores below: Sean’s Jazzy Trousers – 26/36 – Harry, Katie, Lauren, Maggie, Seema No Chance – 24/36 – Glen, Continue Reading →

Honour Roll Spring 2019

We are excited to announce the Spring Honour Roll for Year 12 and Year 13! The Honour Roll is an Ashbourne tradition that rewards student who demonstrate outstanding conduct in a range of areas. Students that demonstrate these qualities are eligible to be considered for the Honour Roll that takes place in the Autumn and Spring term. Tutors have based their nominations on: Academic Performance Work Ethic Attendance and Punctuality Positive Attitude A huge ‘well done’ to the students who have been selected, keep up the good work!

Middle School FIFA ’19 Tournament

March 27, 2019

This week we hosted a FIFA ’19 tournament for our Middle School students. Over the past 3 days, students and staff have battled it out for the title of best FIFA ’19 players. The tournament was set in a 2 vs 2 format with International Teams. Games were five minute halves with no extra time.   Quarter Final 1 Brazil: Abdullah and Hien VS Belgium: Sean Y and Harry Quarter Final 2 England: Matthew and Adam VS Portugal: Mohamed and Alex Quarter Final 3 Spain: Blaize and Louisa VS France: Lee and Fabio Quarter Final 4 Argentina: Ruslan and Aidin Continue Reading →

Middle School Go Karting

March 22, 2019

Our Middle School students went Go Karting last week at TeamSport Docklands! The students had an amazing time and had a little friendly staff vs students competition. In the end, Matthew came in first, followed by Ruggero just a second behind, Alex came third, and finally Lee in fourth place. You can check out all of the pictures on our Facebook page.

CIFE College Challenge Quiz – 2019

March 11, 2019

Ashbourne College took part of the annual CIFE Quiz, on Saturday 9th March. The event took place at Imperial College Student Union, with questions testing teams on a variety of subjects. Congratulations to our team who came in seventh place. CATS London took home the trophy and defenders were Cambridge Tutors College who came second.

You are invited to the Creative Arts Event!

February 28, 2019

You are cordially invited to Ashbourne’s annual Creative Arts Event on Tuesday 26th March. This annual event consists of a diverse exhibition which displays a unique collection of Fine Art and Graphics, and a high-class fashion show created by our very own students. Our house band will be playing the night away! For your free ticket, please email Maggie on maggie.rogers@ashbournecollege.co.uk   Watch last year’s Creative Arts Event below:

Chinese Luna New Year

February 20, 2019

A group of students celebrated Luna New Year (or the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival) on Saturday, 9th of February. The Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 5th of February, according to the traditional Chinese Calendar. In the Chinese astrology, each year is represented by an animal. 2019 is the year of the Earth Pig, which is predicted to be a lucky year. The Lunar New Year, one of the world’s most important and popular festivals, is the cause of the largest annual mass human migration in the world and the holiday is celebrated in countries like Singapore, Indonesia, Continue Reading →