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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Flourishing at Wycombe, Natasha Devon Talk

Flourishing at Wycombe | Stress and Anxiety: Looking after Myself and Others

Here at Wycombe Abbey, we know just how difficult the past year has been for us all and how especially tough it has been for the young people in our care. That…

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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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Wendover House Meeting

Wellbeing During Lockdown

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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…

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Roller Disco Weekend Activity

Junior House: Our First Term at Wycombe Abbey

This Autumn term has been a challenging start for pupils and staff alike in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and how this has changed many of the ways we are used to…

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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,…

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The Carrington Award

The Carrington Award was developed at Wycombe Abbey to help girls achieve not only academic excellence, but to also prepare pupils for the broader challenges of life and work beyond school. The…

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Children’s Book Week: Our English teachers favourite childhood reads

This week is children’s book week, and to mark the event we asked some of the Wycombe Abbey English teachers what their favourite childhood stories were and why:   Dr McKendry: I…

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The Big Draw

The Art department hosted the ‘Big Draw’ which was an exciting grand finale to Well-being Week with four pieces of paper stretching the length of the Big School hall. This event encouraged…

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