Wycombe Abbey Senior, Soma Sara, named BBC’s top 100 inspiring and influential women 2021

Wycombe Abbey Senior, Soma Sara (Class of 2017, Barry, C306) was recently named as one of BBC’s top 100 most inspiring and influential women 2021. In June 2020, Soma founded the platform…


Wycombe Abbey Senior, Dame Sarah Springman, awarded New Year’s Honour

We congratulate Wycombe Abbey Senior, Professor Sarah Springman CBE, FREng (Class of 1974, Rubens, C128) who has been named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New…


Coming Soon! Humans of Wycombe Abbey, Vol 2

To celebrate 125 years since the foundation of Wycombe Abbey, we are pleased to announce the publication of Humans of Wycombe Abbey, Vol 2 – a celebration of our wonderful School community;…


Wycombe Abbey Archives

Stepping Back in Time

On Tuesday 16 of November, pupils and members of staff congregated in Fisher Library after school for an evening of discussion and exploration of many items and documents that we hold in…


Career Spotlight: Working in the Charity Sector with Lucy Burrows-Smith

Working in the Charity Sector: Career Spotlight with Senior, Lucy Burrows-Smith

In the first Career Spotlight of the year, we were fortunate to hear from Lucy Burrows-Smith, a Wycombe Abbey Senior. She talked to pupils about her career in the charity sector and…


Girls Learning Outside | Wycombe Abbey

Are you a Wycombe Abbey Senior that studied languages?

The Modern Foreign Languages department at Wycombe Abbey would love you to get involved in helping our pupils! We are looking to help promote the study of languages in higher education to…


Wycombe Abbey Founders Day

Wycombe Abbey Launches their 125 Anniversary Celebrations

This year, Wycombe Abbey celebrates the 125th anniversary of its founding by Dame Frances Dove in 1896. The School is excited to mark this anniversary with a number of events across the…


Memories of the Underground Bunker

75 years ago this month (July 1946), in the first term following the reopening of Wycombe Abbey after WW2, the closure of the underground bunker used by General Doolittle for his wartime…


#WycombeWomen: Penelope Fitzgerald

Booker Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist and biographer, Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000), was listed in 2008 by The Times as one of the “50 greatest British writers since 1945”. The English novelist was noted for…


Wycombe Abbey Upper Sixth Leavers

A Farewell but not Goodbye to our Upper Sixth Leavers

  We were delighted to give our Upper Sixth a send-off they would remember on Saturday at the annual Clarence Leavers’ Ceremony. The girls attended a service, received special gifts and sat…