Wycombe Abbey Tops Parent Power Rankings

Wycombe Abbey has been named as the top Independent Secondary School in the South East, and fourth nationally for examination results according to the Sunday Times’ Parent Power supplement, which was published…

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Tree planted by Headmistress to honour Dame Frances Dove and 100 years of Women’s Suffrage

Headmistress, Rhiannon J Wilkinson, planted a tree on the Rye in High Wycombe last week to honour the memory of Dame Frances Dove, the School’s Founder and campaigner for girls education. With…

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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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Bonfire Night 2018

This years’ Bonfire Night was held on Wednesday 7 November, 1900 tickets were booked by parents and staff and it was a huge success. Our Prefects did a fantastic job as marshals…

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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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Headmistress Recognised as one of Tameside’s Extraordinary Women

Wycombe Abbey Headmistress, Rhiannon J Wilkinson, has been recognised as one of the extraordinary women of Tameside, Greater Manchester in a new book published as part of the community’s celebration of 100…

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New Headmistress for Wycombe Abbey

Jo Duncan, currently Headmistress of the Royal High School in Bath, will join Wycombe Abbey as the new Headmistress from 1 September 2019. Before taking up her current Headship at Royal High…

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Engineering Education Scheme Launch

As the sun rose on  Thursday 11 October, a car of engineers-to-be needled through the early morning traffic. Jade, Wiestske, Amelia, Kitty and I arrived at the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) launch day…

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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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Trenches Trip

There was a certain excitement in the air as we began our journey to Belgium on Thursday 27 September. By the time we reached the Tunnel, everyone was wide awake and the chatter had…

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