Wycombe Abbey MUN 2024 is officially closed!

At the end of January, Wycombe Abbey welcomed pupils from 14 schools (including one from Spain!) to our annual Model United Nations Conference. Each delegate represented a country across one of five different…

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Senior Spotlights: A Dance Extravaganza

Senior Spotlights is always a memorable event in the School calendar. The event showcases a combination of choreography from Dance teachers, Dance Captains, and entries from the Choreography Challenge. This year, we…

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Flourishing@Wycombe: Power Skills

It is an enormous privilege to have taken up the post of Deputy Head (Pastoral) in January 2024 after a ten-year journey at Wycombe Abbey. I have gone from Housemistress of Junior…

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Creating Hieroglyphs and Broadening our Knowledge of History

The History Society meets multiple times each week, with around 40 pupils joining in. Each session explores a new topic, broadening the pupils’ understanding of the past. A recent highlight was learning…

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Closed Weekend Excitement to start the Term

Last weekend, the girls were engaged in a whole host of activities and much dancing on the first Closed Weekend of the Spring Term. There are two Closed Weekends each term where…

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Virtual Reality: A Tropical Rainforest Expedition in the Classroom

Although lessons provide valuable insight for pupils, many leave the classroom wondering what it’s like to experience environments, systems and people in the real world. As much as we’d like to take…

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Sharing Science with a Partner School

At the end of last term, we were delighted to welcome 12 pupils from Paddington Academy, one of our partner schools in London. This group of Year 10 girls were visiting Wycombe Abbey…

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Women in Science

Well done to Fiona (UV) who took part in a film last summer aimed at promoting science as a career for girls and women. Fiona said, ‘The film is for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For…

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The Power of Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of Wycombe Abbey’s major sports; it has been played for centuries and has a rich history which has developed over the years to make it more of a ‘spectator…

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Creating Ovid’s Metamorphoses

This term, our UIII Classicists have had the chance to read some myths from Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’, an epic poem in which the poet attempts to create a history from the creation of…

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