Welcome to Campbell
Campbell is one of four Outhouses situated on Marlow Hill. The Victorian buildings have huge character with a central staircase in the entrance, communal living and workspace on the ground floor and all bedrooms and bathrooms are upstairs. Staff accommodation is located on each floor so you can easily call on someone during the day or night when you need. Airlie is our sister Outhouse and whilst supporting one another day-to-day, it can get competitive at Inter-House competitions! Campbell is only a short walk from the Main School but far enough away to feel that you have some space from your classrooms.
My name is Dr Yuasa and I have been Housemistress of Campbell since 2010, alongside being a member of the Learning Support Department. Campbell has around 50 pupils; from ages 12 to 17. The youngest four year groups have year group studies and share dorms, and the oldest pupils have study bedrooms and their own sitting room. Wycombe Abbey has been part of my life for a lot longer though, as I was a pupil in Campbell myself so I look forward to making your school days as enjoyable as my own past experiences.
We have different annual House themes and this year it’s ‘appreciation’. We encourage pupils to appreciate who we are and value each member of the House day to day and through activities. A popular event recently was making anonymous appreciation cards for others in the House which were received with great surprise! In the Inter-House competitions, Campbell is always ranked near the top whether for sport, music, drama or academic achievements.
Our pupils enjoy having close friendships not only in their own year but also across the year groups which makes the House feel like a family. We frequently see younger pupils eating meals with older pupils and asking for help with prep, or simply playing games in the dorm before bedtime. Our activities can range from weekly casual craft, quiz or baking evenings led by LVI pupils and Tutors, to off-site trips to the theatre, bowling or paintballing.
With best wishes
Dr Yuasa and the Campbell House team