Operation Burgundy: A Law Society Mock Trial

At the end of February, the Law Society held a much anticipated Mock Trial in Fisher Library. The case was one of complexity and intrigue: Ambika and Maya, two Lower Sixth pupils,…

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World Class English at Wycombe Abbey

Having celebrated superb IGCSE English exam results in the summer of 2023, we already knew that last year’s UV were a special group. Now, deep into the next academic year, we have…

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The Power of Modelling in Geography Education

Models provide a strong visual representation of key geographical concepts, making it easier for pupils to understand intricate ideas. This visual clarity enhances conceptual understanding, facilitating better retention and recall. Our Geography…

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Creating Hieroglyphs and Broadening our Knowledge of History

The History Society meets multiple times each week, with around 40 pupils joining in. Each session explores a new topic, broadening the pupils’ understanding of the past. A recent highlight was learning…

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Virtual Reality: A Tropical Rainforest Expedition in the Classroom

Although lessons provide valuable insight for pupils, many leave the classroom wondering what it’s like to experience environments, systems and people in the real world. As much as we’d like to take…

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Women in Science

Well done to Fiona (UV) who took part in a film last summer aimed at promoting science as a career for girls and women. Fiona said, ‘The film is for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For…

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Creating Ovid’s Metamorphoses

This term, our UIII Classicists have had the chance to read some myths from Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’, an epic poem in which the poet attempts to create a history from the creation of…

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Reading Week 2023

In the week of 13 November, we held our annual Reading Week. Throughout this time, teachers avoided setting prep, unless it was reading, and dedicated time in lessons to reading and related…

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Applications of Artificial Intelligence – New UV Competition

The Computer Science Department recently announced the winner of their UV competition on the Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Entrants had to come up with an idea for a new piece of…

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Sharing a Love of Mathematics

This year, Wycombe Abbey announced two exciting initiatives aimed at sharing mathematical enrichment initiatives with our partner schools and more generally to those pupils who want to extend their knowledge. A Daily…

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