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GCSE grades 9-6


The Abbey IB average student score
(World average is 30)


UK schools (including The Abbey)
offering the IB in Sixth Form


A Level grades A* – B

Heads’: Connected

The latest insights from Heads,
Will le Fleming and Nisha Kaura

The end and the beginning

There is an ancient symbol, found across the world from Norse mythology to Ancient Egypt, that depicts a circle formed by a snake eating its own tail. The symbol is known as Ouroboros and symbolises…

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How do we cope when we find ourselves teetering on the precipice between school years; one foot still in our old year before leaping into something new? Some students may feel a little nervous and…

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The start of the journey

It’s a dangerous business, going out of your door… you step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to. This wonderful line from Tolkien…

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Take a walk in my shoes

Cambridge Dictionary’s definition of the noun empathy is “the ability to share someone else’s feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person’s situation”

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The power of asking questions – and getting the wrong answer

How long does it take to sail around the world? And why did the wrong answer to this question have a profound effect on human history?

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News from The Abbey

Gateway 9 July 2021

World-Class IB Results at The Abbey, Aerobic Gymnast - European Championship Call-up, Looking Back...Juniors PE, Tennis Star and more!

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Gateway 2 July 2021

A Night At The Oscars - Upper V Prom, Mummified Tomatoes, Music Scholar, Dorset Trip and more!

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Gateway 25 June 2021

CAD Lesson at Juniors, Chess Tournament, Sail Away, International Women in Engineering Day and more!

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Gateway 18 June 2021

Nursery visits Little Street, UV German Cookery Lesson, Building a Computer, Upper VI History Trip and more!

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Gateway 11 June 2021

STEAM Club - Kalimba, Knit for Syria, Anyone for Tennis?, Rowing Success and more!

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Gateway 28 May 2021

SPECIAL EDITION! The SPACE Project, Human Intelligence, Strategic Plan, The Abbey Parents Society (TAPS) and more!

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