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…


Poland Back in the Narrative – A History Society Talk

In November, the History Society was fortunate to hear from Roger Moorhouse; he gave a fascinating talk about Poland in 1939 and The September Campaign. A British historian and author specialising in…


Holocaust Survivor Shares her Story with LV

On 11 May, LV were given the incredible opportunity to hear the first-hand account of Holocaust survivor, Susie Barnett – I could not hide my amazement as I listened to her story….


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…


Wycombe Management Conference 2021

The Wycombe Management Conference 2021

The Wycombe Management Conference has been a staple of the Wycombe Abbey Sixth Form experience for the last 30 years. In collaboration with the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, and now nicknamed…


The Carrington Award: Virtual Talk by Dr Anna Machin

The Carrington Award: Dr Anna Machin ‘How Love Makes Us Human’

  On Friday 20 November, we welcomed evolutionary anthropologist, Dr Anna Machin, to give a virtual talk to our Sixth Form as part of The Carrington Award. Dr Machin is world-renowned for…


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Online Talks as part of Black History Month

Throughout the month of October, pupils and staff were invited to tune in to online talks and lectures reflecting on issues of diversity and inclusion. Pupils share their thoughts below: Professor Bronwen…


Careers Spotlight: Ronit Kanwar

Wycombe Abbey pupils were treated to a talk by award-winning entrepreneur, and Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia candidate, Ronit Kanwar. Ronit is a consultant at Schmidt Futures, a venture facility for public benefit co-founded…


Online Astrophotography talk by Photographer Gavin James and Astronomer Jonathan Genton

On 12 October we had the pleasure of listening to a fascinating lecture via zoom on Astrophotography by Photographer Gavin James and Astronomer Jonathan Genton. One of the main features of the…


Carrington Talk: Nikita Malik ‘Radicalisation and Terrorism’

On Friday 16 October,  Sixth Form pupils had the privilege of hearing from Nikita Malik, as part of the school’s Carrington Award Programme. Nikita was named as one of Forbes Magazine ’30…