Abbey Gate College
Founded in 1977, Abbey Gate College is the longest running, independent, co-educational school for pupils aged 4 to 18 in Chester. Set in idyllic rural surroundings on the outskirts of the city, the Infant & Junior School is based in the village of Aldford, with the Senior School a short distance away in Saighton. The school is housed in Grade I Listed, Saighton Grange and modern buildings. There has been much development in the last few years, most recently a Sports and Teaching Pavilion, an all-weather pitch and a Foundation and Infants School building. The school promotes a love of learning, academic ambition and excellence within a welcoming, safe and caring community. A balanced education is provided and examination results are excellent. A wide range of sports are available to develop, challenge and inspire students. There are a variety of extra-curricular activities offered, along with field trips and oversees expeditions.