Prefects Announced 

Abbey Community College are  delighted to present  Ryan Bell and Katie Sloan as Head Boy and Head Girl. Joining them on the Student Leadership Team are William Glass (Deputy Head Boy), Brooke Smallwood (Deputy Head Girl), Andrew Paddock (Senior Prefect) and Paige Hunter (Senior Prefect). The Student Leadership Team will have many responsibilities throughout the year leading duty teams, student council, peer mentors, events committees and representing the school at public events. Congratulations to all. 

Front Row - Paige Hunter (Senior Prefect) Mrs Maria Quinn (Principal), Katie Sloan (Head Girl)

Back Row – Brooke Smallwood (Deputy Head Girl), Ryans Bell (Head Boy), William Glass (Deputy Head Boy ), Andrew Paddock (Senior Prefect)



As ‘a school at the heart of the community with the community at the heart of the school’ Abbey Community College works in partnerships with parents, local business and community based groups to build opportunities for community education, sports participation and family support. Current partners include:

  • Business in the Community
  • Monkstown Boxing Club
  • Monkstown Village Centre
  • Barnardos
  • Start 360
  • Henderson Group
  • Danske Bank
  • Young Enterprise

As an active member of Newtownabbey Learning Community, collaboration with other local schools and Northern Regional College will enhance the curriculum by providing students with access to a wide range of academic and vocational courses at GCSE and Post 16.

Bridge Youth Club will operate for local children and young people of all ages in the evenings over the course of the week.