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
It was a great honour and pleasure to welcome HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO to The Abbey to launch celebrations of our 130th anniversary year.
Rachael Middleton was camping on Skye when her GCSE results came out, something that was typical of a girl imbued with a love of the outdoors from an early age by her parents and grandparents.
There was lots of prosecco and nostalgia on Saturday afternoon as we welcomed back many of our 2006 leavers and former staff.
The cultural life of Reading is at present undergoing enormous development, helped in part by the designation of 2016 as Reading Year of Culture.
Our Upper I girls recently visited the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford as part of their Ancient Egypt topic, and spent a wonderful day looking at mummies and artefacts, some of which were over 4000 years old..
Our second London Alumnae Drinks took place on Wednesday 15th June, at the offices of Baker and McKenzie. With almost 100 Alumnae in attendance - plus Abbey staff, governors and sixth formers.