Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Wycombe Abbey

Diversity and Inclusion at Wycombe Abbey

Diversity focuses on understanding differences, what makes us unique and why this is important. At Wycombe Abbey, we are committed to creating a safe space for all those within our community. The…


Subject Spotlight: French

The teaching of languages is a highly dynamic and communicative process, with an emphasis on spontaneity, interaction, and regular retrieval practice. This second period of remote learning has enabled the French department…


Government and Politics Talk with two US Congresswomen

Congresswomen answer Sixth Form pupils’ questions about American politics

The Government and Politics department recently hosted a very special Q&A session with two former Members of the United States Congress. Sixth Form girls posed questions to Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle (Republican…


Inter-school Maths Challenge

Wycombe Abbey Success at Inter-school Maths Competition

Almost exactly a year ago I wrote a report on the National Finals of the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge, which is normally one of the most exciting days of the Mathematical…


Peter Oborne, Journalist talking to Wycombe Abbey pupils

Careers Spotlight: Peter Oborne

  This week, LV – UVI pupils welcomed former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph, Peter Oborne, to talk about Journalism in a Careers Spotlight lecture. Phoebe (LVI) shared her thoughts…


Drama lesson at Wycombe


Along with other schools across the nation, Wycombe Abbey’s Music and Drama departments participated in #TuneUpTuesday on Tuesday 24 November. A series of diverse talks and online workshops were made available to…


Reading at Wycombe

English at Wycombe Abbey: Broadening Horizons

Integral to our vision for providing a world-class education in English is a desire to broaden horizons, deepen cultural appreciation and nurture a passion for reading and discussing literature from a diverse…


Alice’s Beehive Project

Last academic year, Mrs Sue Buxton (Director of Science and STEM) hosted a Sustainability Society. During one session she delivered information about using beeswax as an alternative to plastic. Lower Sixth pupil,…


Wycombe Abbey Congratulates GCSE Pupils

Wycombe Abbey girls received their GCSE results today after an intense focus on this year’s exam grading system over the past week and the government U-turn on the awarding of A level…


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,…