A Level Results 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, not least for those Upper Sixth and Upper Fifth (Year 11) pupils who were due to sit public examinations in the Summer Term. Instead,…

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The Carrington Award

The Carrington Award was developed at Wycombe Abbey to help girls achieve not only academic excellence, but to also prepare pupils for the broader challenges of life and work beyond school. The…

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CyberFirst Girls’ Competition Semi-Finals

Every year the National Cyber Security Centre runs a competition to attract girls into a career in the cyber security industry. The Computer Science department at Wycombe Abbey is a great supporter…

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Senior Team Mathematics Challenge

The Regional Final of the Senior Team Maths Challenge took place in Oxford last month. The competition, run by the United Kingdom Maths Trust, is one of the longest established school Mathematical…

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Independent Schools Medical Lecture Cup

On the 7 November, prospective medics from three schools, Radley College, Wycombe Abbey and Harrow School, came together for an evening of excellent presentations from six pupils. Talks covered a wide range…

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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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