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Outstanding outcomes

Every student celebrated

Passion and opportunity

“This is a diverse and down-to-earth community with joy at its heart.”


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Putting girls first

City spirit

Leadership and choice

“Students achieve “outstanding academic, musical, sporting, linguistic and dramatic distinctions” with “exceptional” outcomes “actively encouraged by a strong culture of expanding horizons and discovering passions”.

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Gateway – News from around The Abbey

The latest insights from Abbey staff including Will le Fleming and Nisha Kaura


  • Food and Nutrition
    by Together Abbey on 5 July 2024

    LVB had been set an assignment to make a 3 course meal under £5 as part of our affordable living project. We all researched finding the cheapest ingredients, dishes requiring the least electrical […]

  • Stunning IB Results at The Abbey
    by Together Abbey on 5 July 2024

    Every year we celebrate exceptional performances by Abbey students in the globally respected IB Diploma Programme. This year is no different. Students across the cohort averaged 40 points from a […]

  • Summer Term Gateway Highlights
    by Together Abbey on 5 July 2024

    While it’s challenging to capture all the incredible events and memories of the term, we’ve done our best with this video! Enjoy the highlights of the Summer Term 2023-2024!

  • Nearly New Uniform Shop
    by Together Abbey on 5 July 2024

    We are excited to announce that we have launched the Nearly New Uniform Shop online, and it is now live! All items are at least 50% off the original price on SchoolBlazer, offering a great […]

  • Lower VI Conference
    by Together Abbey on 5 July 2024

    On Tuesday 11 June we participated in a series of informative seminars as part of the Lower VI Conference. The conference aimed to help prepare us for our future life during and after university. […]

  • Ordination Service
    by Together Abbey on 5 July 2024

    On Saturday 22 June, seven members of the Abbey Senior Choir, from Lower V to Upper VI, joined Reading Minster’s choir in their Petertide ordination service, over which the Rt Revd Olivia Graham, […]

Instagram

Just before Juniors broke up for the holidays, the school hosted our annual Junior School photography competition. Have a look at these amazing photographs!

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Last week we caught up with #LowerVI students Hope, Grace and Nia to talk about the highlights of the year! Have a listen to this Podcast with a Cake special via the link in our bio!
#PWAC
Just before we kicked off summer break last week, our Senior School had an amazing time at Sports Day! Check out these awesome snaps taken by our students!

#AbbeySeniors
The last #AbbeyConnected of the year is written by Head, Will le Fleming. To read the article please click the link in our bio.
Here’s a glimpse into our senior school assembly today. Can you guess our Abbey-fied sing-along? What a wonderful way to finish the year together!

#AbbeyFamily

What If…?

One of the highlights of the academic year in the Senior School is always ‘Curiosity Week’, which took place earlier this year.

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Examinations

The Senior School is in full examination-battle mode! The IB exams were the frontline, two year groups have just received results from internal exams, two year groups are on study leave, and we have…

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We Are Family

‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’ and ‘If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you’ are just two of many phrases we hear in relation to change as a positive driver.

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Shifting Sands

‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’ and ‘If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you’ are just two of many phrases we hear in relation to change as a positive driver.

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Teaching and Learning

One of the things that makes The Abbey a wonderful place to work is the passionate focus and interest on teaching and learning among colleagues.

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