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…


#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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


#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…


Wendover House Meeting

Wellbeing During Lockdown


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…


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…