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A Highly Coveted Private School in Manchester

Confident, inquisitive and successful children make up Abbotsford School with excellent results regularly achieved by our pupils.

We are delighted to be rated an 'Outstanding' school by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and this is down to a love of learning which is instilled from an early age with high-quality teaching and an environment where your child will feel valued and happy.

Based in Urmston, we have earned the reputation as one of the most sought-after independent schools in  Manchester. Children thrive in our small classes, where they receive the attention necessary for success. Abbotsford truly is the ultimate choice for boys and girls from nursery age through to Year 6.

This is what Ofsted had to say about us:

'Pupils display excellent attitudes to learning; they are inquisitive and eager to learn. They support and celebrate each other as learners. The quality of teaching and learning is outstanding - teachers and teaching assistants enable pupils to realise their potential and prepare them exceptionally well for the next stage of their education.'

Ofsted report - June 2017.

This is what the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) had to say about us:

'An excellent school in every aspect - the quality of pupils’ achievements is excellent and pupils have excellent aptitudes for learning'.

ISI report - 2014.

Don’t just take their word for it, come and visit Abbotsford School and witness us in action.