One of the country's foremost independent girls' schools from 3-18

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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

Under our skin

I have spent a lot of my teaching life thinking about how a girl might feel comfortable in her own skin: how she may grow to be a woman who likes herself without the security blanket of others’…

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Why we are here

A lovely experience this week, while on a trip to Manchester for the annual conference of the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). I was visiting Chetham’s School of Music at the kind invitation of…

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Who tells your story?

The backdrop to our lives has become an anxious one - affected by opinions over BLM and our response to equality, diversity and inclusion; Everyone’s Invited and the #MeToo movement; together with a…

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Powerful principles and difficult questions

A week ago today thousands of young people marched through Glasgow in a demonstration to campaign against climate change. There was much frustration with COP26: Greta Thunberg declared it an obvious…

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Let there be light

All around us, we see signs that nature is gearing up for the next spectacular season. Before the cold, bleak winter months set in, nature celebrates this time in a blaze of golden glory. Warmth and…

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News from The Abbey

Gateway 3 December 2021

Hansel and Gretel, Christmas Decorations, House Netball and Football, Musical Talent... and more!

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Gateway 26 November 2021

Diving Golds, Pistol Talent Pathway, Autumn Serenade Ensembles Concert, Stop-Motion Animation... and more!

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Gateway 19 November 2021

South Regional Hockey Champions, ‘Catharsis’ goes to the Saatchi Gallery, Nursery Christmas Decorations, Abbey Interludes Recital... and more!

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Gateway 12 November 2021

Abbey Interludes at Christ Church, The Last Post, Upper I Mini Exhibition, Diwali at Juniors... and more!

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Gateway 5 November 2021

Wear Pink for Breast Cancer, Networking with NHS- A night to remember, Masterclass at Trinity College, Upper V Mural... and more!

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Gateway 21 October 2021

Modern Biathalon Championships, Meet the Peri's: Christopher Frost, Cross Country, House Music and Drama (HMAD) - And The Winner Is... and more!

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