Wycombe Abbey exam success continues

Celebrations at Wycombe Abbey continue this week following the announcement of outstanding GCSE exam results. 97.42% of all grades were A*-A (grade 7-9) and 86.77% received A* or grade 8-9. New Headmistress,…

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Clarence girls celebrate 2019 A level exam results

The Wycombe Abbey community joins the Clarence girls in celebrating another excellent year of superb exam results. This year’s UVI girls surpassed expectations, achieving 31% of grades at A* grade, with 79.3%…

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History Lecture: The Romanovs

This term Dr Helen Rappaport, author of 14 critically acclaimed books on topics ranging from Queen Victoria to Stalin, came to Wycombe to give an engaging talk about the four Romanov sisters….

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Politics Lecture: Iranian Revolution

In late May, we were very excited to welcome Mr Amiri to Wycombe Abbey to talk to us about Iran, a country that few of us know much about. At the moment,…

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Pipers Corner Reading Group Trip

Today the UIII Reading Group ventured to Pipers Corner School to participate in a morning of activities and discussion about the eight books nominated for the prestigious Carnegie Medal. They mixed with…

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SAIMUN 2019

The Model United Nations (MUN) team was placed first equal once again at the prestigious SAIMUN conference in Dublin, Ireland. The girls competed against 93 teams from schools across five continents to…

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Salters Festival of Chemistry 2019

On 20 March, four LIV pupils travelled to Oxford University to take part in the Salters Festival of Chemistry. They completed two experimental challenges in the brand new undergraduate teaching laboratories and…

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‘Violence, Ideology and Identity: ‘Terror’ and ‘Purges’ in Inter-war Soviet Russia’ Lecture by Doctor James Ryan

On 4 March, Dr James Ryan gave an insightful lecture on the topic of the Terror in Soviet Russia to girls in the Sixth Form. Dr Ryan spoke captivatingly about the sobering…

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History Trip to Berlin, February 2019

Formidable buildings, softened by February’s blue skies, provided the backdrop for the History Department’s trip to Berlin, blending together the periods of Nazi and Soviet rule in the city and combining the…

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Scandinavian Week

The end of January saw a particularly cold blast of weather hit High Wycombe, but inside the walls of Wycombe Abbey we remained warm and energetic with a celebration for Scandinavian Week….

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