8 days, 28 games of hockey and 8 military endurance tasks. This is the challenge that Director of Sport, Lara Wilkinson, and PE Graduate Aurora Mears will take on when they embark on Operation Endure this May in aid of Help for Heroes.
Yesterday afternoon, we were thrilled to welcome back 60 of our 2017 leavers for their Year 14 Tea.
Last Friday marked the beginning of a week of sporting activities as girls from across the School began their fundraising for Sport Relief.
Forming part of a broader Community Arts Week, this week marked our biennial Evening of Gymnastics and Dance: ‘A Moment in Time’.
Following the immense success of last year’s event, we were delighted to welcome Abbey alumna Dr Elise Facer-Childs to give our second Jo Trott Memorial Lecture in honour of the much-loved Biology teacher who sadly passed away in 2015.
Twenty-six members of staff from across the School have contributed to a staff community exhibition in the gallery at Turret House this week.
Guests adorned in dinner jackets and formal dresses arrived to find the Hardcastle Hall transformed into the Abbey Junction - a Victorian train station - for the welcome reception of our inaugural Auction Dinner in celebration of 130 years...
On Thursday 22 February, The Abbey once again staged a hugely successful Careers and Higher Education Convention, with more than 800 students, siblings and parents attending, including students from our partner school, Brakenhale.
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.