‘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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National SPoKE Competition Success

Catherine (LVI) was recently awarded second place in the national SPoKE competition. This is an art documentary competition where participants make a seven-minute film on any art work of their choice. Catherine’s film on…

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2019 National Schools Lacrosse Championships

Our U13 lacrosse team were crowned national champions at the National Schools Lacrosse Championships in Hampshire last week. The U13 girls emerged victorious following a 2-1 win over Guildford High School in…

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Visit of Bishops from Melanesia

On Monday 11 February, we were honoured to welcome two Melanesian bishops to Wycombe Abbey: Bishop James from Vanuatu and Bishop Rickson from Papua New Guinea. They arrived, perhaps unsurprisingly given the…

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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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Plastic Hackathon 2019

On February 9, Ellie (LVI), Jasmine (LVI) and I arrived at Imperial College for the Plastic Hackathon 2019 after a week’s preparation for the event; this week of preparation had given us…

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British Schoolgirls’ Ski Races

On 25 January seven pupils travelled to Flaine in France to compete in the British Schoolgirls’ Ski Races. This year 153 skiers took part, making up 51 teams. The Wycombe Abbey girls…

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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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Evensong with Peter Tatchell, Human Rights Activist

It was with a sense of great anticipation and excitement that we welcomed Peter Tatchell to Wycombe Abbey to speak at Evensong on Sunday 20 January. Peter has given 50 years of…

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Wycombe Abbey Teams Placed First at MUN Bilbao Competition

Two teams of girls from Wycombe Abbey recently won Best Delegation Awards at the MUN Bilbao competition in Spain. The two groups were placed first equal at the prestigious international affairs conference,…

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