‘Violence, Ideology and Identity: ‘Terror’ and ‘Purges’ in Inter-war Soviet Russia’ Lecture by Doctor James Ryan

On 4 March, Dr James Ryan gave an insightful lecture on the topic of the Terror in Soviet Russia to girls in the Sixth Form. Dr Ryan spoke captivatingly about the sobering…

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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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Sixth Form Lecture with Sir Mark Lyall Grant

The Sixth Form recently received a fascinating insiders’ view of world diplomacy from Sir Mark Lyall Grant. Drawing from a thirty-five-year career in government service, Sir Mark discussed the future of British…

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Sixth Form Lecture

The second Sixth Form Lecture of this year was delivered by the Rt Hon Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone on Friday. Drawing on her long career in politics and business, her talk analysed…

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WWI History Lecture by Professor Margaret MacMillan

On Tuesday 2 October, a group of UV and UVI historians travelled to Eton to attend a lecture given by historian Margaret MacMillan. As the 2018 Reith Lecturer, it was an honour…

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Dame Helen Ghosh DCB Sixth Form Talk

The Sixth Form girls had a lesson in resilience last week from the leader of the National Trust in an inspirational talk at the School. Dame Helen Ghosh, Director-General of the National…

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Dame Claire Bertschinger DBE DL Sixth Form Talk

On Friday 1 December Dame Claire Bertschinger visited the School to speak to the Sixth Form girls about her experience in delivering healthcare to areas affected by armed conflict and humanitarian emergencies. In her…

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Exploring sustainability

On Wednesday 27 September, Skye, Davin, Lauren, and Lily attended the Royal Society’s sustainability showcase in London. The girls were invited to this event to present their project after winning the Go4SET…

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Model United Nations Conference

Wycombe Abbey recently hosted its annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference, welcoming more than 150 participants from across the country to debate global problems. The conference simulated the debate of the Commission…

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Professor John Mathiason on working for the United Nations

Professor John Mathiason gave Wycombe Abbey’s Model United Nations (MUN) team an insider’s view on the workings of the United Nations (UN) during a Skype session on Wednesday evening. The esteemed academician,…

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