History lecture with Dr Peter Frankopan

  On Tuesday 9 May the Oxford University historian, Peter Frankopan, visited the School to give a lecture on the importance of the Silk Roads. He is the author of the Sunday…

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‘There is more to History than Hitler’ essay competition

The theme of this year’s Fifth Form History Competition was ‘There is more to History than Hitler’. Girls in the Upper and Lower Fifth were asked to pick an area of history not…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

The theme of our second annual Mental Health Awareness Week was focusing outside of the self and showing gratitude. A variety of activities took place throughout the week including, from Ms Fox’s…

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Diplomatic summit debates gender equality

Wycombe Abbey temporally became a diplomatic summit centre earlier this month to host its annual Model United Nations conference. Young people travelled from across the country to take part in the conference,…

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Success at Youth Speaks competition

Our Intermediate Public Speaking team consisting of Clara, (Chairperson), Melissa (Main Speaker) and Sarah (Vote of Thanks), have gained third place in the National Final of the Rotary Club’s Youth Speaks competition. Having…

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Headmistress for the Day

Congratulations to Libby, LV who successfully took part in our first ‘Headmistress for the Day’ initiative on Friday 5 May. Taking calls from ‘prospective parents’, chairing meetings and writing reports for the…

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Girls win international Model United Nations conference

Pupils from Wycombe Abbey have won first place at one of the largest Model United Nations conference in Europe. The Wycombe Abbey team beat over one hundred teams from schools across the…

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Expedition to Snowdonia

Girls working towards their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award this year have recently returned from a successful expedition to Snowdonia. The groups enjoyed brilliant weather for the first few days with sunshine…

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Girls re-design train stations in Network Rail Competition

Last term, two teams of UIV girls carried out an engineering project sponsored by Network Rail, called ‘Stations for the Future’. The Celebration and Assessment day was on Tuesday 18 April at the…

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Girls attend Commonwealth Service

Eight girls from Wycombe Abbey were thrilled to join 800 children and young people from across the UK at the Commonwealth Service in Westminster Abbey, in celebration of Commonwealth Day. Her Majesty…

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