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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Sixth Form girls vist local BMW Mini plant and Daws Hill vineyard

Girls in the Sixth Form recently participated in two days of enrichment activities organised as part of the Carrington Award. The girls visited the BMW Mini plant in Oxford for a behind-the-scenes…

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Wycombe Abbey’s Academic Forum

Wycombe Abbey’s annual Academic Forum recently gave girls in the Upper Sixth the chance to reflect on their studies beyond the confines of exam specifications. The event provided an opportunity to explore…

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WWI History Lecture by Professor Margaret MacMillan

On Tuesday 2 October, a group of UV and UVI historians travelled to Eton to attend a lecture given by historian Margaret MacMillan. As the 2018 Reith Lecturer, it was an honour…

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Lower Sixth Girls Participate in Wycombe Abbey’s First Communications Conference

Pupils in the Lower Sixth recently participated in an exciting media crisis simulation as part of the two-day Wycombe Abbey Communications Conference. The girls took on the role of the communications department…

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Girls explore the Peruvian Amazon

In July 2018 17 UV and LVI girls travelled with Mr Whiteley and Mrs Taylor to the Peruvian Amazon. They travelled by boat from Iquitos upriver to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. They…

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Seniors’ Day 2018

A gin workshop and tours of the bunker were just some of the activities on offer for Seniors who returned to Wycombe Abbey for Seniors’ Day on Sunday 23 September. With every…

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