Lower I & Upper I Sports Day

What a fabulous morning showcasing speed, stamina, balance, agility, not to mention grit, determination and teamwork at the Lower I and Upper I Sports Day this Tuesday! All students took part in seve...

Trips Week: Peak District Lower IV

A lovely walk on arrival yesterday to explore the Peak District and find our hostel. ...

Trips Week: Manorbier Lower III

Lower III have arrived safely in Manorbier! What a difference a day ...

Lower VI German Students

The LVI German students this week tried Döner, a Turkish/German specialty. Everyone loved it and no...

Trips Week: Valencia Lower VI

Day one:Hola a todos, today we had a very busy day. We spent the morning immersing ourselves in the...

Trips Week: Valencia Lower V

Day one; This morning, we arrived in sunny Valencia, settled into the hotel, and enjoyed delicious ...

Trips Week: Belgium Upper IV

This week, the UIVs have gone on a joint French and History trip to Belgium. On Tuesday, we travell...

Trips Week: Paris Lower V and Lower VI

Paris day 1: After a straightforward journey and a welcome visit to a French supermarket, students ...

Trips Week: Berlin Lower V

Lower V landed in Berlin and enjoyed a walking tour on their first day, where we discussed conspira...

Food and Nutrition Lower V Group on Tour!

This week, the department headed to Valencia with our Lower V language group to sample some wonderf...

What If?

One of the highlights of the academic year in the Senior School is always ‘Curiosity Week’, which t...

Dinton Pastures Trip

On Thursday, Lower Prep went on a trip to Dinton Pastures, equipped with waterproofs and welly boot...

Interludes Recital

The first Interludes concert of the half term was amazing! It featured three players: myself, Louis...

Textiles Cushions

Cream teas galore! We are delighted to showcase the tea party-themed cushions that the Upper IV&nbs...

Orwell Youth Creative Writing prize

Esha in Upper V has been shortlisted for the Orwell Youth Prize 2024. Her creative writing piece ti...

Chemistry Analyst Competition

On 6 June, we hosted a regional heat of the Schools' Analyst Competition in the chemistry departmen...

Textiles Finalist

This week, we received the exciting news that Sakhi in Lower VI is a finalist in the Young Fashion ...

Basketball Achievement

Elisha in Upper II received the Coaches' Player Award for the 2023-2024 under-10 basketball team! S...

Brean Sands Netball Tournament

Abbey girls were in action at the recent Brean Sands Netball Tournament. The Woodley team, which in...

Biology and ESS Trip

Lower VI IB Biology and ESS students spent a day at Amersham Field Studies Centre where they covere...

Trips Week: Lower VI Bristol Trip

Here are a few photos from the Lower VI trip to Bristol. Students enjoyed canoeing at H5 Adventure ...

What girls’ schools are for

There is a widely accepted understanding that girls do better in girls’ schools. At The Abbey we he...

Gateway Highlights

https://player.vimeo.com/video/954796229?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 ...

Upper III Pizza Making

Today we had a Food and Nutrition lesson, and this time I was really excited because we were making...

Lower IV House Bake-Off

Lower IV participated in House Bake Off, making fairy cakes this week. We exchanged and discussed i...

Team Maths Challenge

On Tuesday, The Abbey attended the UK Maths Trust Junior Team Challenge at Matthew Arnold School in...

Confucius Institute Competition

In March, the school launched a competition to celebrate Chinese New Year through the University of...

Juniors Charity Afternoon

After a very busy first half of the Summer term, it was time to kick back and set off for half term...

Junior Football

In April, Rosa in Upper I was invited to train and play for Reading FC U9/U10 girls’ development sq...

Woodland Day

Upper II attended an extended Woodland Day at Path Hill on Wednesday this week. The whole day wa...

U13 Athletics

The U13 team had a storming athletics match yesterday afternoon at the Reading and District athleti...

Legion Exhibition at British Museum

On Monday we visited the British Museum's new Legion exhibition on life as a Roman soldier. It ...

Eco assembly

On Monday, I took part in presenting an eco assembly to the school with some of the eco captains an...

German trip to Oxford

On Monday, Grace, Frau Byrne, and Mr. Vairo traveled to Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford for a collecti...

Summer Fashion Sale

We are thrilled to announce that our eagerly anticipated Summer Fashion Sale will be taking place o...

County Cricket

Ria underwent cricket winter training, which included numerous training sessions and internal match...

Abbey Girls in Regatta

Abbey girls played a crucial role in the Henley Girls J15 rowing eight's impressive gold medal win ...

Why Maths should be compulsory until 18

Mathematics is not merely a subject; it is the cornerstone of countless disciplines and an essentia...

Lower I Egyptian workshop

With the guidance of Goddess Isis, the Lower I students uncovered the mysteries hidden in an ancien...

UI Boudicca workshop

Before the holidays, the Upper I students met Boudicca, the leader of the Celts,  and worked w...

A Level Art Exhibition

We are pleased to invite you to our A Level exhibition 2024 on 26 June, 4pm-6pm. The students&n...

Reception Inquiry afternoon

The Reception children delighted in welcoming their parents into Abbey Gardens on Tuesday afternoon...

The Circuit: AI Snapshot – One Year In

AI has been high up on our digital agenda for well over a year now. The potential it offers for our...

Night of Rock Podcast – S3EP5

We have a special music edition of ‘Podcast with A Cake’ this week! We got to catch up with the ...

Podcast With a Cake – S3EP4

Have you heard of AI? Or wondered what is true on social media? Of course you have…so this episode ...

Alumna Visit

Abbey Alumna Emily Blacknell (2016 leaver) spoke to Lower V Abbey students about equality in the wo...

Gateway Highlights

Summer Term Week 6 – Gateway Highlights https://player.vimeo.com/video/949943070?h=0b1a1d007a&a...

Futures Week for Lower V

This week Lower V students enjoyed Futures Week - which including delving into the world of current...

Ice Skating

Hard work and determination has finally paid off for Sabrina in Lower V, who placed second in the p...

10U Gold Medal in Tennis

Elsie in Lower I was victorious in her recent 10u tennis tournament at Brunel University on 18 May....

Examinations

The Senior School is in full examination-battle mode! The IB exams were the frontline, two year gro...