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  • Junior School 19/05/17

    Moonwalk Team rise to The Abbey 130 Anniversary Challenge

    Teamwork, determination and sheer hard work led to an amazing achievement for two teams of staff from The Abbey who completed the 20th London Moonwalk Challenge on the weekend of 13/14 May. The Moonwalk takes place overnight and participants walk a...

  • Junior School 19/05/17

    Paddington Bear comes to visit Abbey Gardens in Rec H’s Assembly

    Our reception girls put on an excellent show for parents and guests this morning with their entertaining 'Paddington Bear' themed assembly. After marching into Abbey Gardens in their colourful costumes, the girls performed the well-loved story of Paddington and his...

  • Junior School 19/05/17

    Transition girls discover Jewish traditions at Maidenhead synagogue

    On Wednesday 17th May Trans were warmly welcomed by the congregation of Maidenhead Synagogue. During the visit the girls witnessed first-hand the main features of the synagogue and the history behind many Jewish traditions. The prayer hall was filled with...

  • Junior School 12/05/17

    Celebrating 130 years with cake and an ‘eye in the sky’ photo

    After the excitement of the Royal Visit, it was time to enjoy a rather less formal celebration of our 130th anniversary as the Junior School gathered to mark the anniversary with some cake and a very special photo. Mrs Dick-Cleland...

  • Junior School 12/05/17

    Pupils' concert hits the right note

    The falling rain outside added to the atmosphere as our Junior musicians put on a concert for parents and friends. It was a wonderful chance to hear our ensembles perform the pieces that they’ve been working hard to perfect. W...

  • Junior School 12/05/17

    'Are we nearly there yet?' - Prep D take us on a journey around the world!

    We may have been sitting in Kensington Hall but we felt as though we were global travellers as Prep D shared what they’d been learning on the topic of “Journeys”. There were many fascinating facts to discover, including that most ...

  • Junior School 11/05/17

    Brave Upper I warriors build Viking Longboat

    The girls in Upper One donned Viking garments for the day and were transformed into BRAVE WARRIORS, busily building a ¼ scale Viking Longboat. Working collaboratively, they undertook a variety of tasks from weaving, crafting shields, sewing sails, designing oars and, ...

  • Junior School 11/05/17

    Prep girls are as busy as bees at Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre

    Prep had a wonderful, sunny day at The Nature Discovery Centre, in Thatcham. The girls took part in many different games and activities and used their senses to find out all about the woodland and meadows that we visited. They...

  • Junior School 05/05/17

    Upper I girls rise to the challenge of Avon Tyrrell

    There were opportunities galore for Upper I girls as they spent three days at the Avon Tyrrell outdoor activity centre in the New Forest. Despite a rather concerning weather forecast in a week that had already seen hail and occasional...

  • Junior School 02/05/17

    Thinking caps on for the Inter-House Science Quiz

    There was a great furore in Kensington Hall this morning as our Lower Junior and Upper Junior girls battled for quiz glory in the Inter-House Science Quiz. Each with an electronic buzzer to input their answers, the girls worked brilliantly...