Community News
  • 06/07/18

    Partnership teacher offers learning opportunities for all

    As part of our ongoing Partnership activities with Brakenhale Academy in Bracknell, The Abbey has been delighted to welcome Brakenhale geography teacher Beth Byers to join our Geography Department this term.

  • 29/06/18

    'In Ruins': The Abbey performs at Reading Abbey

    To celebrate the re-opening of the Abbey Ruins in Reading, South Street Arts Centre commissioned five theatre artists and companies to create an immersive, site-specific production to be performed in promenade over the opening weekend.

  • 22/06/18

    Director of Music has jazzy genes!

    It has been an extraordinary week for our Director of Music, Stephen Willis, who last Friday was a studio guest at Broadcasting House on BBC Radio London talking about his great-great aunt and jazz pioneer, Sadie Crawford (1885 – 1965).

  • 08/06/18

    The Abbey commemorates the centenary of two WW1 events

    On Sunday 27 May a wreath laying ceremony took place at the Trooper Potts VC memorial in the Forbury to mark two events which happed exactly 100 years ago during the First World War.

  • 25/05/18

    The Abbey Museum Opens

    ​To mark our 130th anniversary, we were delighted to officially open The Abbey Museum in Turret House.

  • 04/05/18

    ‘Thank you for the music’ - The Abbey’s 130 Celebration Concert hits a high note

    Months of hard work, determination and anticipation culminated last night in The Abbey’s 130 Celebration Concert at The Hexagon in Reading.

  • 01/05/18

    Our old uniform finds a new home

    When we introduced our new uniform in 2017/2018, the girls decided to donate half a tonne of their previous uniform - skirts, blouses, blazers, and PE kits - to a South African charity that supports children affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty.

  • 20/04/18

    Two inspirational Abbey staff take on Operation Endure

    8 days, 28 games of hockey and 8 military endurance tasks. This is the challenge that Director of Sport, Lara Wilkinson, and PE Graduate Aurora Mears will take on when they embark on Operation Endure this May in aid of Help for Heroes.

  • 13/04/18

    The Abbey Class of 2017 return for their Year 14 Tea

    Yesterday afternoon, we were thrilled to welcome back 60 of our 2017 leavers for their Year 14 Tea.

  • 22/03/18

    The Abbey gets active for Sport Relief

    ​Last Friday marked the beginning of a week of sporting activities as girls from across the School began their fundraising for Sport Relief.