The corridors were filled with festive cheer and the mulled wine was flowing as we welcomed over 1500 visitors including parents, pupils and the local community to the Victorian Christmas Market at the start of December.
Speech Day’s afternoon proceedings were once again opened by our new Chair of Governors Elizabeth Harrison, who offered a nuanced perspective on the day informed by her varied experiences as both pupil, parent and governor.
Most memorable to me was the set of Britten pieces from ‘Who Are These Children?’, a number of dark children’s songs written in Scots...
Our Annual Reunion, at which we welcomed over 150 alumnae and former staff back to The Abbey on Saturday 14 October 2017.
Over three days the country’s leading Heads met in Belfast for the annual HMC Conference and Rachel Dent was spared from the busy corridors of The Abbey to attend.
Today both The Abbey Junior and Senior Schools took part in the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
While 2017 may have marked our 130th year, it also marked the retirement of the much loved member of our Music staff, Mrs Barbara Salisbury, after 30 years of service to the school.
An afternoon of eating, drinking and celebrating our former Head Girls’ contribution to The Abbey story and their journeys since leaving.
For our third Annual London Alumnae Drinks in this our 130th anniversary year, we were thrilled to hold the event at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 15th June.
For some people running 10k is a breeze and the challenge lies in pursuit of a faster time, and for others it represents an enormous undertaking and commitment to go beyond what they’ve done before