Chengdu Debate Open 2021

LV Pupil is Grand Finalists at the 10th Chengdu Debate Open 2021

Public speaking is a key skill which our pupils learn throughout their time at Wycombe Abbey. Taking part in debating competitions is one of those ways to help encourage speaking in public…

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#WycombeWomen: Jackie Forster

Successful news reporter and actress, Jackie Forster (1926-1998), became one of Britain’s leading lesbian rights activists in the 1960s, being famously known as a trailblazer for the LGBTQ+ community. Jackie’s courage in…

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Government and Politics Talk with two US Congresswomen

Congresswomen answer Sixth Form pupils’ questions about American politics

The Government and Politics department recently hosted a very special Q&A session with two former Members of the United States Congress. Sixth Form girls posed questions to Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle (Republican…

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Lizzi Wallace donating plasma

Superhero Teacher: Mrs Wallace donates plasma to help fight Covid-19

Since May, Head of Biology and Psychology, Lizzi Wallace, has been donating plasma to the NHS to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. She has been one of the most prolific donators of…

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Inter-school Maths Challenge

Wycombe Abbey Success at Inter-school Maths Competition

Almost exactly a year ago I wrote a report on the National Finals of the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge, which is normally one of the most exciting days of the Mathematical…

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Careers Spotlight: Civil Service - Sophie Odenthal

Careers Spotlight: Sophie Odenthal

This week, LV – UVI pupils welcomed Wycombe Abbey Senior and Senior Strategy Advisor at HM Treasury, Sophie Odenthal, for a Careers Spotlight lecture. In this talk Sophie talked about her life…

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#WycombeWomen: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh 

‘I think boarding school is a place where you form your most intense friendships and learn how to communicate your feelings; there’s a genuine sense of having a shared experience that makes…

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Wendover House Meeting

Wellbeing During Lockdown

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Junior House Girls at Wycombe Abbey

Giving at Wycombe Abbey

Wycombe Abbey has a strong philanthropic culture that is supported by our core values of mutual respect, encouragement and trust. Our donors’ support is vital in helping the School to achieve its…

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Peter Oborne, Journalist talking to Wycombe Abbey pupils

Careers Spotlight: Peter Oborne

  This week, LV – UVI pupils welcomed former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph, Peter Oborne, to talk about Journalism in a Careers Spotlight lecture. Phoebe (LVI) shared her thoughts…

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