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Whether the written word, or a video address, Mr le Fleming and Ms Kaura share their latest thoughts with our community

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Abbey: Connected

Each week, Abbey staff provide their reflections on a wide range of issues that affect education, the UK and the wider world. Click the button below to read through the library of articles.

Nine lessons…and carols

One of the privileges of my role is that I often get the chance to observe lessons. I love having the opportunity to drop in on classes across the different year groups and the fantastic range of…

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Only Connect

As an English teacher, I am often brought into contact with perceptions channelled via traditionally-formulated binary oppositions. Is an answer right or wrong? A character good or evil? Should we…

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A state of mind

At The Abbey, we’ve always sought to show the full spectrum of womanhood across age, race, religion and more. Our staff and student community mirrors the diverse world in which girls are rightly…

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Advocating Girls

This week we celebrated the stories, among others, of two brilliant women who helped change their profession forever. Rose Heilbron and Helena Normanton were among the first female barristers and the…

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One of the joys of school is the chatter and laughter as students dart between lessons and activities. So when the school falls silent during a Service for Remembrance, it presents a special moment…

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