Well done to all our IB students 2020

You may be delighted to learn that our IB students have, in this strangest of years, achieved a fabulous set of results.

Highlights include:

av point score = 39 (Global av = 30)

52% of candidates scored 40 or more

87% of HL (higher level) grades are at 6 or 7

1 candidate scored a full 45 points

Very high av core score (extended essay, theory of knowledge, creativity/activity/service) of 2.3

90% of students into high ranking first choice Universities, with 3 students into Oxbridge

Wide range of courses at destination universities: psychology, aerospace engineering, medicine, commercial management & quantity surveying, English Literature, PPE, child nursing


Outcomes such as these wouldn't be possible without the vast amounts of effort and care that our staff have provided to these students, not just during the last couple of years, but throughout their time at the Abbey School. Well done to everyone involved.


Please contact us if you would like to join us and be a part of a fabulous Sixth Form IB or A-level programme in 2020/21 at [email protected]

The Abbey Swim School

The Abbey Swim School (TASS)

At The Abbey Swim School our aim is to teach you and/or your child to swim in a safe, friendly and fun environment and to develop a lifelong love of swimming.

We offer small group lessons (maximum of 6 in the lower stages), 1:1 lessons and 1:2 lessons taught by Swim England (formerly ASA) and STA qualified teachers in our outstanding facilities at The Abbey Senior School. We also have water assistants in the water with children in the beginner’s stages.

The Abbey Swim School term dates

Regrettably, Swim School lessons are cancelled until further notice.


We take children aged from 2 in our adult-and-child classes, through to competitive swimmers up to Stage 10.

Adult beginners, improvers and stamina lessons will be available on Sundays.

Alongside swimming lessons, we can offer water skills, personal survival, diving, snorkelling, Rookie Lifeguard and Challenge classes.

The costs are:

£7.20 for a 30 minute group lesson

£10.80 for a 45 minute group lesson

£18.00 for a 30 minute 1:1 lesson

£27.00 for a 45 minute 1:1 lesson

£22 for a 30 minute 1:2 lesson (£11 each)

£33 for a 45 minute 1:2 lesson (£16.50 each)

£15 for a 45 minute adult group lesson

All lessons are payable termly.

The Swim School is open to the public, you don't have to be/have been an Abbey School pupil.

To find out more or to book your place please email: [email protected] and provide your telephone number.