Projects and collaborations

academic

Academic Forum

Wycombe Abbey hosted an evening conference developing academic interest beyond exam specifications and preparing pupils for the university application process. This included hosting a Medical MMI sess …

music

Battle of the Bands

Wycombe Abbey are to host an audition round for this year's Buckinghamshire Battle of the Bands Competition. …

academic

Space Masterclass

Space Masterclass for the whole Year 7, including Solarscope and telescope session with Maidenhead Astronomy Club, handling genuine Moon rocks, borrowed from NASA, and hands-on practical investigatiio …

volunteering

Science Club

5 x U6 girls go to Juniper Hill School every Monday afternoon to run an after school Science Club for YR5. …

academic

Literacy Support

Each year our U6 girls have a choice of community service and several choose to go to Cressex Community School to provide literacy support. They listen to students read and help them with the writing …

sporting

Sports Leaders

Sports Leaders placements: leading sporting activities to children as well as Community Service, girls volunteer for an hour a week in the Autumn and Spring Terms . …

drama

Shakespeare for Schools

The Drama department takes the Shakespeare for Schools performance to Cressex to be performed for the Y7s and 8s. …

academic

Oxbridge Medicine Interviews

We run a reciprocal mock interview programme with RGS for Oxbridge and Medicine applicants to give our pupils an insight into how interviews for Medicine work and are structured. …

academic

Brain Day (Psychology)

Students took part in university-style lectures delivered by Dr Guy Sutton and observed a brain dissection. RGS, WA and Piper's Corner students worked in mixed groups. …

ccf

CCF Army Cadets

We worked for a weekend instructing CCF army cadets in skill at arms.    …

volunteering

We Do Care celebration event

In August we are holding our annual We Do Care celebration event for children and young people in care and care leavers. The School grounds and main hall were used for the day by the group to host a …

volunteering

High Wycombe Scioety 50th Anniversary Celebration

To celebrate 50 years of the High Wycombe Society the group held a special lunch in Wycomeb Abbey School for 135 of its members. The day included a historical tour of the school buildings led by membe …

sporting

Thames Valley Orienteering run

The TVOC uses the grounds of Wycombe Abbey School for several events a year, covering the extensive site in this exciting sport with a wide range of adults and children participating. …

ccf

2 day Residential Trip

Staffing a two-day residential trip. Providing training for CCF army cadets.  …

academic

Cressex Summer School

25 Year 9 pupils from Cressex Community School attend Wycombe Abbey for 3 days to gain confidence and leadership skills. The staff were helped by 3 L6 students. …

academic

LVI Leadership Summit

Hosted boys and staff at John Hampden for two-day Leadership Summit developing pupils' leadership, teamwork and self-confidence …

academic

Chemistry Master Class

Teachers visited the school to carry out a Chemistry Master Class for Year 5's. Equipment lent to the school for them to use. Teachers to visit twice more later in the term. …

drama

Shakespeare for Schools

Every year, in the autumn term, the Drama department takes the Shakespeare for Schools performance to Cressex to be performed for Year 7 and Year 8. …

academic

University Information

We invite a variety of state schools across Buckinghamshire to our University Preparation Days in June, as well as our US Universities Admissions Directors' talk and the Canadian University Fair in th …

academic

MFL Sharing of Training

Sharing of training and resources for UV iGCSE preparations and A Level Oral preparations. …

volunteering

Sports Leaders at Alfriston

U6 girls carry out Sports Leaders placements and community service by leading sporting activities to the disabled children. Girls volunteer for an hour a week in the Autumn and Spring terms. …

volunteering

Sport Leaders at Highworth

U6 girls carry out Sports Leaders placements and community service in which they lead sporting activities to children. Girls volunteer for an hour a week in the Autumn and Spring Terms. …

volunteering

After-School Science Club

Science department take 4 U6 pupils and apparatus to the School and run sessions for an hour every Monday as enrichment for St Peter's pupils. Approximately 12 St Peter's pupils attend each week. …

academic

TEDxYouth@WycombeAbbey

An annual event featuring idea-focused talks designed to foster learning, inspiration and wonder. …

academic

Leadership Conference for Head pupils

40 pupils from an equal mixture of state and independent schools attended a conference hosted and organised by Wycombe Abbey about leadership. Head boys and girls from schools came to an evening of di …

sporting

Race for Life

Cancer Research UK's Race for Life first took place in July 2017 at Wycombe Abbey, when they invited the runners to go round the large site. Over 1,100 women took part in the event, 150 of which took …

sporting

Wycombe Half Marathon

Wycombe Abbey offers the use of the grounds for this public event. …

academic

History departments working together

Wycombe Abbey and Chesham Grammar School have linked up in order to discuss developments in History teaching, for example new A-level and GCSE courses and to share resources. …

academic

Women's Leadership Conference

We have an annual Women's Leadership Conference at Wycombe Abbey and invite girls from local state schools and the Mulberry School. This partnership has been ongoing since 2012. …

music

All Saints Church Marlow

Wycombe Abbey contributes musical groups during the month-long annual Arts Festival in High Wycombe and Marlow. …

academic

Science Dept support

Head of Science, offers support to St Michael's Catholic School eg helping them set up an A level Physics Course. …

music

New Mozart Orchestra workshops

Wycombe Abbey has a partnership with The new Mozart Orchestra workshop and has hosted workshops for students from state schools and academies and will do so in the future. …

volunteering

Minibus shared with local Deaf Activities group

Young Deaf Activities is a youth club which meets twice monthly in High Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville School. Wycombe Abbey lets the club use their minibus in holiday times in order to take deaf childr …

academic

Collaborative History and Politics Academic dept. development

Wycombe Abbey's History dept. reached out to local state schools in order to see if there was interest in discussing curriculum changes to A level History along with other academic init …

academic

Dr Challoner's Grammar School Oxbridge Interview practice

Wycombe Abbey's History Dept. offered Oxbridge Interview practice to students at Dr Challoner's High School. A couple of girls came to be interviewed by Wycombe Abbey staff. …

volunteering

Beaconsfield High School Oxbridge Interview practice

Wycombe Abbey's History Dept. offered Oxbridge Interview practice to girls at Beaconsfield High School. A couple of girls came to be interviewed by Wycombe Abbey staff. …

academic

Ripon Grammar School Oxbridge Interview practice

Wycombe Abbey's History Dept. offered Oxbridge Interview practice to students at Ripon Grammar. A couple of students came to be interviewed by Wycombe Abbey staff. …

volunteering

Wycombe High School Oxbridge Interview practice

Wycombe Abbey's History Dept. offered Oxbridge Interview practice to girls at Wycombe High School. A couple of girls came to be interviewed by Wycombe Abbey staff. …

academic

Modern Languages Debating Competition

An annual debating competition takes place between Wycombe Abbey and John Hampden Grammar School   …

sporting

Bourne Junior Swimming Club training in Wycombe Abbey's pool

Bourne End Swimming Club have been invited to use Wycombe Abbey's swimming pool twice weekly for training their junior swimmers. This is a local community partnership. …

academic

STEM Day partnership

Castlefield as a local primary school is invited to attend special educational days such as our STEM days. They visited on 10 February 2015 for our Rocket day. …

academic

Six Royal Institution masterclasses at Amersham School

Six Royal Institution masterclasses at Amersham School organised by Head of Physics from Wycombe Abbey. Attended by many local state schools on a series of Saturday mornings. …

sporting

Horizons swimming club

Sixth Form girls at Wycombe Abbey commit for a year to partnering and helping a disabled child learn to swim. They meet once a week on a Thursday evening.  The Horizons charity provides two coaches wh …

academic

Question Time event featuring local and national politicians

Many state school students from John Hampden Grammar, Aylesbury High, and Beaconsfield High School among others (and their teachers) attended a Question Time event featuring local and national politic …

academic

Opportunities Fair (with providers of Gap year programmes, Short Courses and Internships)

Opportunities Fair (with providers of Gap year programmes, Short Courses and Internships) held in February annually at Wycombe Abbey.  Pupils from local state schools such as Wycombe High School, RGS, …

academic

LVI Spring Ball

After the joint Management Conference, Wycombe Abbey girls and RGS boys celebrate with the spring ball at Wycombe Abbey. …

academic

RGS and Wycombe Abbey Management Conference

The two day annual Management Conference offers LVI students from RGS and Wycombe Abbey the opportunity to  learn about different aspects of business, put theories into practice an …

academic

RGS and Wycombe Abbey's Academic Forum

Once a year UVI students from RGS and Wycombe Abbey meet for a couple of hours in small groups to tackle stimulating and university level material in the subject area they wish to pursue at university …

academic

Interview Exchange Programme

UVI students from Wycombe Abbey and RGS have a practice interview exchange with teachers from the other school in the subject they are applying for so that in the run up to university interv …

volunteering

School organises collections for the One Can Trust foodbank

School organises collections in school for the One Can Trust foodbank . Sixth Form girls also undertake street collections on behalf of One Can Trust. …

volunteering

Pupils visit Ryeview Manor Care Home and provide Christmas entertainment

Pupils visit Ryeview manor care home and provide Christmas entertainment. This happens every year and sometimes there are additional visits to the Care home. …

volunteering

Whole School fundraising for the South Bucks Hospice

Whole School Fundraising for a new conservatory to be built at South Bucks Hospice over the last two years. …

volunteering

Sixth Form girls visit patients at South Bucks Hospice

Sixth Form girls visit patients at the hospice and spend a couple of hours with them on a weekly basis. Girls make a commitment to do this for two thirds of the academic year. This community service h …

academic

Chemistry workshop visit primary school

  In the Summer term of 2014, Chemistry staff led two workshop sessions at the primary school in Flackwell Heath. Aim is to repeat this every two years   …

academic

Chemistry workshops

Every year our Head of Chemistry visits Gerrards Cross C of E School along with sixth form students where they  teach Chemistry workshops to both classes in Years 3,4,5 and 6 - a total …

academic

Beauchamp Exchange

For the past few years Wycombe Abbey have welcomed girls from Beauchamp College to live as boarders and experience life and education at Wycombe Abbey for one week and in return 6 Wycombe Abbey girls …

academic

Cressex School literacy support

Each year our U6 girls have a choice of community service and several choose to go to Cressex Community School to provide literacy support. They listen to students read and help them with the writing …

music

Music Festival

Wycombe Abbey performs each year at All Saints Parish Church in High Wycombe on an annual basis as part of their music festival.   …

sponsorship

Future Leaders Conference

The Arete Network in conjunction with The Girls network hosted a one day conference at Wycombe Abbey school for 70 year 9/10 girls of black and African ethnic origin from Hornsey School for Girls Crou …


School details

Wycombe Abbey
Abbey Way
High Wycombe
HP11 1PE
England

T: +44 (0)1494 520381
E: registrar@wycombeabbey.com
W: www.wycombeabbey.com

Head's name
Mrs Rhiannon Wilkinson
Religious affiliation
Church of England
Day/Boarding type
Day, Full boarding
Gender profile
Girls only
Size
627 pupils
Boarding
569
Day
58
Sixth form
191

Girls

100 %