Gateway – 26 February 2021

Piano Achievements, Can you eat a rainbow? Chess…

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We feel pride when

What does equality mean in our school today? What…

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Natalie Walmsley, 2009

Natalie is a writer & actor. Her pilot FLING is…

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Upper IV Art Inspirations

Paul Giovanopoulos' artwork is defined by complex…

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Lower III: Letters to the Future

Lower III have been writing letters for future…

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Reading to Zimbabwe Challenge-Completed!

 Huge well done to everyone who participated in…

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Gateway – 11 February 2021

Esha's Valuable Volunteering, Curiosity Week -…

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The corridor of uncertainty

What do you do when you don’t know what to do?…

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Children’s Mental Health Week- PE

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week we've…

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ARTiculation Regional Finalist

The Abbey Art Department has annually enjoyed the…

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Short Story Winner

Jemimah, in Lower IV, is the winner of the The…

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Sinead Hunter, 2001

Sinead Hunter is a qualified executive coach…

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Gateway – 5 February 2021

365 Days of Family Art, Junior School PE -…

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Express Yourself

Whilst sheltering at home during this pandemic,…

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Sundance Film Festival Entry, Mrs Cornford

Mrs Cornford, Senior School Music teacher,…

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Reading to Zimbabwe Success

Well done to everyone who has joined us on our…

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A Poem inspired by Amanda Gorman, Matilda in Upper II

Last week's 'Be Inspired' section in Gateway was…

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Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, 2017

Sophie left The Abbey in 2017. She was a very…

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Gateway – 29 Jan 2021

The Abbey's own 'Very Berry', Los Deportes- Sport…

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Dare to be wise

The Roman poet Horace tells a fable intended to…

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English Speaking Union Competition, Heat Success

The Abbey team won their heat in the English…

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Laura Massey-Pugh, 2004

Laura and her husband are avid long-distance…

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Gateway – 22 Jan 2021

PE World Record Attempt, 'All In' Business Plan…

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Blue Monday: a self-fulfilling prophecy?

Blue Monday typically takes place on the third…

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Gold Science CREST Award

Congratulations goes to Alice Hadjiloucos…

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Black Belt Karate Kid, Lower IV

Kimuthu (Lower IV) has been awarded the Black…

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All In, Young Enterprise Award

One of the Young Enterprise 2020 Teams from The…

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Amy Flaxman, 2004

Amy works as a post-doctoral immunologist at the…

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Haircut Hero at Junior School

Amber in Upper I decided to donate her hair to…

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Gateway – 15 Jan 2021

Remote Learning Activities - Create and Play,…

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The things in our control

So 2021 begins in the way familiar from last…

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Remote Learning and Care for Key Worker Children

Thank you to our Junior School staff for…

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Guinness World Record for ‘Largest Netball Lesson’

Woodley Netball Club has achieved the Guinness…

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Chess at The Abbey Senior School

The Abbey has had some very impressive chess…

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Gateway – 11 Dec 2020

Nativity at Nursery and Reception, Silver Duke of…

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And the word of the year is…

Last month, Collins Dictionary unveiled its word…

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Budding Korean Lunchtime Linguists

The Club had been popular before lockdown and,…

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Elise Taylor (2019)

Elise Taylor left in 2019 and last week presented…

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Lower IV Reading Challenge – Around the World in Eighty Books

This year, the Library is working with the Lower…

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Staff Focus – Mrs Cockroft

Mrs Cockroft is the Office Manager at the Junior…

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Bottles of Hope – Lower V

Emma, from Bottles of Hope, joined the Lower V…

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Fast and Feast

The Christmas season is upon us, and in this year…

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Computational Thinking Challenge

In the Computer Science Department, students took…

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Success of Junior School Online Festivals

During the past fortnight, The Abbey Junior…

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Staff Focus – Mrs Orr

I have taught at the Junior School for 13 years…

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‘Revive’ – 2020 Young Enterprise Company Introductions

We are Revive, a jewellery company that is trying…

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‘All In’ – 2020 Young Enterprise Company Introduction

We are team All In, and how could you not be ‘all…

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Gateway – 4 Dec 2020

Success of Junior School Online Festivals, 2020…

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‘Take These Wings’ – Junior School Chamber Choir

Watch our Lower III (Year 6) Chamber Choir…

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Dr. Sara Goodacre (1992)

Sara was born in March 1974, and was in our…

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Miranda Krestovnikoff (1991)

Born in January 1973, Miranda left The Abbey in…

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Emma Alington (2009)

Emma was in the ‘Class of 2009’ at The Abbey. Her…

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House Football and Netball

Over the past two weeks, girls in Upper III -…

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Gateway – 27 Nov 2020

Upper I's Roman Routine, South Indian Classical…

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The Power of Gratitude

No one needs a newsflash to be aware that times…

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Upper I’s Roman Day

Upper I students have been inquiring into The…

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The Magic of Musical Moments at the Junior School

Over the past month or so, the Junior School…

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Upper II replace the Dragons on Dragons’ Den

In their Humanities lesson, Upper II learnt about…

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Nikki Davison (2005)

Nikki left in 2005, and went on to study English…

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Staff Focus – Mrs Bambrick

I have been at The Abbey for six years, I started…

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‘Imagine a World’ by Somerleaze Singers

Even lockdown won't stop the music! Singers from…

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Sixth Form Assembly on Powerful Black Women

This week, UVI Historians gave an assembly about…

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The value of values

Most schools and many institutions lay claim to a…

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Rachael Dawes (2017)

Rachael left The Abbey in 2017 to undertake a…

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Synchronised Swimming Star – Alyssa

Alyssa has been taking part in Artistic…

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Gateway – 20 Nov 2020

LVI GCSE Ceremony Cup Winner, Festival of…

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Rule the World

Last weekend, as news networks declared that…

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Junior School Sports Captains 2020/2021

Recent House Captain elections led the Junior…

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Staff Focus – Mrs Hurley

I have taught at the Junior School for 10 years…

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Katie Clamp (2016)

I left The Abbey in 2016 and studied Chemical…

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Kamala Harris: breaking history and stereotypes

Emily and Maddie, the Current Affairs Prefects,…

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Upper IV Historians learn about Plantations

UIV have done some really insightful extended…

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Gateway – 13 Nov 2020

Remembrance Day, Oxbridge Mock Interviews, UIV…

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Catherine Cooper (1989)

Catherine Cooper, Leaver of 1989 reveals all…

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How to Win

At the time of writing the aftermath of the US…

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Upper III Bonding Day

Bonding Day! An incredibly fun day; completely…

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Gateway – 6 Nov 2020

Kicking into the competition, House Celebration…

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Reception’s Gardening Day

Reception had a great day outdoors for Gardening…

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Junior School Music Captains

Music has always been a huge part of life at The…

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Junior School Clubs – Something For Everyone

Junior School Clubs returned this week, with a…

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Long Service Awards – Mr Willis

The final day before half-term saw the coming…

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House Celebration Day

At the end of last half term, students got…

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Staff Focus – Mr Godfrey

Mr Godfrey has taught at The Abbey since 2008…

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The fragility of our minds

The World Health Organisation recognises World…

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40 Years at The Abbey! – Maggie Shepherd

Maggie Shepherd, known and loved, especially at…

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Riya Jamthe (2020)

I have just begun my first year at Warwick…

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Upper VI IB Extended Essays

Not long after going into lockdown, IB students…

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Black History Month Poster Competition

To mark Black History Month, the History and Art…

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Jumping Junior – Laura

Laura in Lower III, is an Aerobic gymnast. This…

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A Special Harvest Celebration

This week, the Junior School celebrated Harvest…

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Gateway – 16 Oct 2020

The Abbeys own award winning artist, Virgil's…

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Upper II Black Lives Matter Posters

Last week, we learnt about Black History Month. I…

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Yvette White (2016)

Yvette White who left The Abbey in 2016, is now a…

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Black Women in Technology

Black women in Technology experience…

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Virgil’s Birthday – Upper V

Every year the Classics Department celebrates…

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Staff Focus – Rachael Staines – Wellness Coach

Currently, I support students from all senior…

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Ria Kalsi (2018)

I left the Abbey in 2018 and after spending 15…

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