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]

School Venue Hire

School Venue Hire

The School has a range of modern and versatile amenities and these facilities are available for hire for a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities ranging from conferences and training courses to musical, theatrical and sporting events, children’s parties and private receptions.

The School is equipped with 21st century technology and these resources, along with our excellent catering service means The Abbey, through Abbey Commercial Enterprises, is the ideal venue for a wide variety of corporate, private and sporting events. We will tailor your event to your individual requirements and you will be supported by professional on-site support throughout.

In addition to general classrooms, the School has four halls, a tiered lecture theatre, a computer suite, language lab and a superb conference suite. All of these rooms can be made available for business meetings, conferences, training seminars, exhibitions, trade fairs and non residential courses. We also have a 25 metre swimming pool and an Olympic size astro pitch for sports events.

We can cater for your corporate event and private entertaining, company presentations, award ceremonies, wedding receptions, birthday, engagement and anniversary celebrations and Christmas parties. Our in house top-class caterers have an extensive range of menus and work with our clients to provide for their culinary needs, with enthusiasm and creativity. Flexibility and attention to detail are at the heart of the catering operation and the team can provide anything from cocktails and canapés, to fork buffets and five course fine dining.

The School is easily accessible, located close to the centre of Reading, 30 minutes to London by train and with convenient access to and from the M4. The School is within easy reach of a wide selection of hotels and guest houses and has ample on-site parking for events outside school hours.

All bookings are subject to the demands of our academic calendar and most facilities are available for hire out of school hours, including evenings, weekends and during school holidays.

For booking enquiries please email Abbey Commercial Enterprises on [email protected]. Find out more about ACE.