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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Wycombe Abbey guests of United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

Model United Nations (MUN) at Wycombe Abbey has been busy recently with School hosting WASAMUN, our annual international affairs conference, followed by a school delegation heading out to New York City for…

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Fencing: British Youth Championship

During Short Leave two pupils competed in the Southern Region Age Group Foil Qualifiers for the Fencing British Youth Championship. Zara, a Lower Fifth pupil, competed in the Under-16 category and fenced…

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Hubbub 5 Year Event

Phoebe, an Upper Sixth form pupil at Wycombe Abbey, was recently asked to be on the panel of speakers at the Hubbub 5 Year Event, celebrating five years of initiatives to tackle…

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Oxford MUN Conference

16 pupils travelled to Oxford to take part in the Oxford Global MUN Conference. The girls were lucky to take part in debates and listen to talks in the Oxford University buildings…

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Harry Potter Day

On Sunday 20th November the school hosted its annual Harry Potter themed day for all pupils. Big School was decorated with Wycombe Abbey and Harry Potter themed bunting, Azkaban posters, and cardboard…

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Greenpower Race Day

At six o’clock on 23 June, the Wycombe Abbey Greenpower team crammed into a minibus and travelled through the Cotswolds to the legendary Castle Combe racing circuit. Our team of aspiring engineers…

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Politics Lecture: Iranian Revolution

In late May, we were very excited to welcome Mr Amiri to Wycombe Abbey to talk to us about Iran, a country that few of us know much about. At the moment,…

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