Wycombe Abbey Pupils visit Durrell Conservation Trust in Jersey

15 UIII pupils travelled to Jersey to learn about conservation from expert zoologists. The girls listened to talks from the zookeepers about their specialist animals and gave fascinating insights into how they…

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Lower Fourth visit The Globe to watch Much Ado About Nothing

Wow! The school trip to the Globe Theatre to watch Much Ado About Nothing was an enriching and enlightening experience for all of us. The Globe Theatre, a historic venue in London, provided an authentic setting for the…

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Questioning in the Classroom

When you were in school, did your teachers wait for pupils to raise their hands before choosing someone to answer a question? Or did they choose people to respond regardless of whether they…

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Easter Conundrum: Winners Announced

Over the Easter break, pupils from Wycombe Abbey and other schools in the UK and overseas, including our partnership schools and family of international schools, tested their mathematical wits in the Conundrum…

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Wycombe Abbey Physicists Visit CERN

Over the Easter break, a group of budding scientists travelled to Geneva for the much-anticipated visit to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, one of the world’s largest and most respected…

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A Lesson about Law and Justice

On 24 April, a ten-strong delegation of LV and LVI Law Society pupils travelled to central London for an inter-school mock trial experience at the City of London School for Girls and a Q&A with…

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Lower Fourth Experience French Culture in Normandy

To immerse themselves fully into French culture and language, the French Department accompanied 30 Lower Fourth pupils to the Château de la Baudonnière, a French language centre in the heart of the…

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Outstanding US Offers

Our 24 US university applicants received their outcomes during the Easter holiday. A total of 83 offers were received from many of the most selective institutions in the world, including Brown University, Columbia University,…

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Upper Fourth Kathleen Wilkes Essay Competition

This year saw the third running of the annual UIV Kathleen Wilkes Essay Competition, which was named after notable philosopher, educationalist and Wycombe Abbey Senior Kathleen Wilkes (C102, Pitt, 1963). This year…

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Lower Fifth watch A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Theatre

In March, Lower Fifth pupils ventured to Stratford-upon-Avon to watch A Midsummer Night’s Dream, performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. For many of us, it was the first time seeing Shakespeare the way…

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