Well done to all our IB students 2020

You may be delighted to learn that our IB students have, in this strangest of years, achieved a fabulous set of results.

Highlights include:

av point score = 39 (Global av = 30)

52% of candidates scored 40 or more

87% of HL (higher level) grades are at 6 or 7

1 candidate scored a full 45 points

Very high av core score (extended essay, theory of knowledge, creativity/activity/service) of 2.3

90% of students into high ranking first choice Universities, with 3 students into Oxbridge

Wide range of courses at destination universities: psychology, aerospace engineering, medicine, commercial management & quantity surveying, English Literature, PPE, child nursing

Outcomes such as these wouldn't be possible without the vast amounts of effort and care that our staff have provided to these students, not just during the last couple of years, but throughout their time at the Abbey School. Well done to everyone involved.

Please contact us if you would like to join us and be a part of a fabulous Sixth Form IB or A-level programme in 2020/21 at [email protected]

The Abbey School has been at the forefront of girls’ education since its foundation in 1887. While the world has changed beyond the imagining of those pioneers, the forward-looking principles of The Abbey remain as relevant today as they have ever been: to provide an exceptional education that empowers girls to lead successful and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing world.

A journey of lifelong learning

At the heart of The Abbey community lies a shared enthusiasm for lifelong learning, an intellectual curiosity and spirit of discovery which our dedicated teachers encourage at every stage of your daughter’s educational journey. We are committed to helping every girl discover her talents and passions and to equipping her with the skills she will need to develop those interests into an enjoyable and meaningful future.

A journey with friends

The spirit of community at The Abbey is one of its defining features. Founded on a Church of England tradition the school welcomes girls of all faiths and none to a community that emphasises values of spiritual awareness, understanding and respect for others. We celebrate achievement and individuality, providing a diverse range of experiences that encourages girls to understand the value of working together and recognising the talents and contributions of their peers. This grass-roots pastoral system is supported by caring staff with deep expertise in girls’ education. The Abbey Community extends far beyond the walls of the school with the forging of lifelong friendships that are valued by all Abbey Alumnae.

A journey to success

The Abbey’s energetic and forward-looking ethos has seen the school continuously developing to provide outstanding facilities that support a curriculum that emphasises depth as well as breadth. This progressive approach is far from restricted to bricks and mortar, however, as our true capital lies in the innovative teaching and learning programmes which, combined with the staff's genuine passion for their subjects, ensure that our girls achieve outstanding academic results.

The Abbey creates free thinking, confident young women who go into the world ready to make their mark.

An ever-developing journey

The Abbey's highly experienced Council of Governors operates under a strategic vision to ensure that the school retains and builds on its reputation for leadership and innovation in education.