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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Dr Richard Stemp: The Art of Jan van Eyck

The History of Art Society were delighted to welcome Dr Richard Stemp to deliver an online lecture, discussing ‘The art of Jan van Eyck’. Dr Stemp gave an in-depth and incisive analysis…

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The Carrington Award: Sarah Outen ‘Dare to Do’

On 25 September, we welcomed British athlete and adventurer, Sarah Outen MBE, to deliver a virtual talk to our Sixth Form as part of the Carrington Award. Sarah’s talk ‘Dare to Do’…

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History Lecture: The Romanovs

This term Dr Helen Rappaport, author of 14 critically acclaimed books on topics ranging from Queen Victoria to Stalin, came to Wycombe to give an engaging talk about the four Romanov sisters….

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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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‘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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