Gold DofE expedition to the Lakes, March 2019

As soon as term ended, two practice groups in LVI and an assessed group in UVI headed to the Lake District for our Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition. We spent one day…

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Sponsored Sleep Out

We held our first Sponsored Sleep Out at Wycombe Abbey on 23 March. Mika and Fleur, our outgoing Charity Prefects, worked really hard to put this fundraising event right at the very…

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Salters Festival of Chemistry 2019

On 20 March, four LIV pupils travelled to Oxford University to take part in the Salters Festival of Chemistry. They completed two experimental challenges in the brand new undergraduate teaching laboratories and…

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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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National SPoKE Competition Success

Catherine (LVI) was recently awarded second place in the national SPoKE competition. This is an art documentary competition where participants make a seven-minute film on any art work of their choice. Catherine’s film on…

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2019 National Schools Lacrosse Championships

Our U13 lacrosse team were crowned national champions at the National Schools Lacrosse Championships in Hampshire last week. The U13 girls emerged victorious following a 2-1 win over Guildford High School in…

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Visit of Bishops from Melanesia

On Monday 11 February, we were honoured to welcome two Melanesian bishops to Wycombe Abbey: Bishop James from Vanuatu and Bishop Rickson from Papua New Guinea. They arrived, perhaps unsurprisingly given the…

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History Trip to Berlin, February 2019

Formidable buildings, softened by February’s blue skies, provided the backdrop for the History Department’s trip to Berlin, blending together the periods of Nazi and Soviet rule in the city and combining the…

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Plastic Hackathon 2019

On February 9, Ellie (LVI), Jasmine (LVI) and I arrived at Imperial College for the Plastic Hackathon 2019 after a week’s preparation for the event; this week of preparation had given us…

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British Schoolgirls’ Ski Races

On 25 January seven pupils travelled to Flaine in France to compete in the British Schoolgirls’ Ski Races. This year 153 skiers took part, making up 51 teams. The Wycombe Abbey girls…

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