History lecture on the Great Pilgrimage of 1913

In June social historian Jane Robinson visited Wycombe Abbey to give a lecture on the Great Pilgrimage of 1913, a non-violent march organised by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS). Robinson is…

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Wycombe Abbey’s first Public Speaking Competition

For the first time ever, Wycombe held an inter-House Public Speaking Competition. The brief was simple yet engaging; girls in U4 and above were invited to write and deliver a persuasive speech…

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Lower Sixth girls developing the power to lead

Girls in the Lower Sixth recently had the chance to develop their power to lead in the Wycombe Abbey Leadership Summit. Teamwork, resilience, self-reliance and leadership were all tested over the two-day…

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Girls inspired by Professor Zheng lecture on the position of women in China

On 16 May, we were fortunate enough to have Professor Zheng, from the University of Manchester, attend the School to give a talk on how the position of women in China has…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Last week, pupils and staff came together to raise awareness and learn more about mental health as part of the nationwide Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s theme was stress and the…

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Successful trip to Changzhou

During the Easter holiday Mr Mercer-Kelly, Miss Joseph, Miss Bowen and Dr Dawber visited Wycombe Abbey International School, our sister school site in Changzhou, China. The school, which is about one hour from…

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Second place in the University of Oxford Oncology Competition

On 19 April, Kelly (UV), was invited to visit the Department of Oncology at Oxford University as part of her prize for winning second place in their annual national video competition. Part of a science…

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Wycombe Abbey girls win top prize at the St Andrew’s International Model United Nations Conference

The Easter holidays got off to an excellent start for 14 pupils who travelled to Dublin to attend St Andrew’s International Model United Nations Conference (SAIMUN). SAIMUN is one of the biggest…

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Wycombe Abbey success at the Haileybury Model United Nations Conference

Our School delegation, representing France, was delighted to be awarded the Distinguished Delegation Award at the Haileybury Model United Nations (MUN) Conference at the end of March. Wycombe Abbey was one of…

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Wycombe Abbey Hosts Second International Universities Fair

Wycombe Abbey hosted its second International Universities Fair today. Representatives from 13 international universities, including institutions from the Netherlands, Canada and the US were on-hand to speak to pupils about the range…

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