Wycombe Abbey wins Creativity Award at the TES Independent School Awards 2021

Wycombe Abbey wins Award for Pioneering Sixth Form Leadership Programme

  We are pleased to announce that Wycombe Abbey has won the Creativity Award at the 2021 TES Independent School Awards, which were held virtually on Friday 30 April. The award was…

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#WycombeWomen: Charlotte Willis

Named as one of the top 100 tech women in the UK in 2018, and a Trustee of MedicAlert UK, Senior Charlotte Willis continues to advocate for diversity and inclusion, women in…

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Mentoring at Wycombe Abbey

Mentoring at Wycombe Abbey

In October 2020 we launched a new alumnae-pupil mentoring programme. Via this scheme, pupils are invited to connect with alumnae from around the world, accessing a variety of knowledge and experience. Mentoring…

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#WycombeWomen: Elizabeth Tanner OBE FREng FRSE

Elizabeth Tanner OBE FREng FRSE is the Bonfield Professor of Biomedical Materials at Queen Mary University of London. Elizabeth’s research focuses on developing materials with particular biological and mechanical properties for use…

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#WycombeWomen: Dame Mary Cartwright

Honorary Senior, Dame Mary Cartwright (1900-1998) was a British mathematician and pioneer of the Chaos Theory. Cartwright was the first woman to receive the Sylvester Medal, to serve on the Council of…

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#WycombeWomen: Jackie Forster

Successful news reporter and actress, Jackie Forster (1926-1998), became one of Britain’s leading lesbian rights activists in the 1960s, being famously known as a trailblazer for the LGBTQ+ community. Jackie’s courage in…

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Careers Spotlight: Civil Service - Sophie Odenthal

Careers Spotlight: Sophie Odenthal

This week, LV – UVI pupils welcomed Wycombe Abbey Senior and Senior Strategy Advisor at HM Treasury, Sophie Odenthal, for a Careers Spotlight lecture. In this talk Sophie talked about her life…

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#WycombeWomen: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh 

‘I think boarding school is a place where you form your most intense friendships and learn how to communicate your feelings; there’s a genuine sense of having a shared experience that makes…

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Mia Rogers | Wycombe Abbey

2020 Wycombe Senior, Mia Rogers, signs Professional Cricket Contract

Senior, Mia Rogers (C329) attended Wycombe Abbey from 2013-2020 in Airlie House. Mia has recently signed her first professional cricket contract for the ‘Sunrisers’, to play in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy…

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Wycombe Senior and International Campaigner, Lady Jessie Street

Wycombe Senior, Lady Jessie Street – dubbed “Red Jessie” by those who opposed her activism – was one of the 20th Century’s most prominent international advocates for women’s rights and equality. Her…

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