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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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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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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Tree planted by Headmistress to honour Dame Frances Dove and 100 years of Women’s Suffrage

Headmistress, Rhiannon J Wilkinson, planted a tree on the Rye in High Wycombe last week to honour the memory of Dame Frances Dove, the School’s Founder and campaigner for girls education. With…

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Girls inspired by Maiden Factor Foundation

This week we were delighted to be visited by Greg and Kaia from the Maiden Factor Foundation. In 1990 the first all-female crew attempting to sail around the world in the ‘Whitbread…

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Bonfire Night 2018

This years’ Bonfire Night was held on Wednesday 7 November, 1900 tickets were booked by parents and staff and it was a huge success. Our Prefects did a fantastic job as marshals…

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Celebrating India Week

Lecture with Dinesh Patnaik, Deputy High Commissioner On the 19th September, the Deputy High Commissioner, Dinesh Patnaik, kindly attended the School in the midst of India Week, much to everyone’s anticipation and…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

The theme of our second annual Mental Health Awareness Week was focusing outside of the self and showing gratitude. A variety of activities took place throughout the week including, from Ms Fox’s…

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