Abbey College, Ramsey

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Abbey College, Ramsey
Ramsey Abbey 1.jpg
Motto BEST
Established 2006
Type Academy
Headteacher Andy Christoforou
Location Abbey Road
PE26 1DG
52°26′50″N 0°05′51″W / 52.44736°N 0.09755°W / 52.44736; -0.09755Coordinates: 52°26′50″N 0°05′51″W / 52.44736°N 0.09755°W / 52.44736; -0.09755
Local authority Cambridgeshire
DfE URN 137377 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1842
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Colours Blue (7-11), Black (VI Form)

Abbey College is a secondary academy school in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, England. The school is about 10 miles from Huntingdon and Peterborough, and offers education for 11- to 18-year-olds within its area. There are over 1800 pupils.


In 2006, Ailwyn community college and Ramsey Abbey School amalgamated into a single school. Ramsey Abbey had been active for centuries since it was founded by monks, whereas Ailwyn was founded in the 1950s. On 1 September 2011, the school officially gained academy status.[citation needed]

In 2011, the school was labelled by Ofsted as "A good school with outstanding features". In both 2014 & 2016, it was labelled as "requires improvement."[1]


  1. ^ College, Abbey. "Abbey College, Ramsey Cambridgeshire - Ofsted". Retrieved 2016-07-16. 

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