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The Lifelong Abbey Community

I was educated at an all-girls’ school until the age of 16. In this girls-first environment, I was ...

Figures of Inspiration

Last night’s inspiring ARCH event, Exploring Entrepreneurship, was a fabulous evening where student...

Why do we learn?

Why? Why is the sun yellow and the sky blue? Why do I have to put my shoes on? Why do I have to eat...

How megatrends are impacting on careers

My grandfather worked for one company all his life and my father worked for two or three firms in t...

Passionately Curious

Pulitzer prize winner Mark Van Doren, who was a Professor of English at Columbia University for man...

Being Heard

It’s about half-an-hour before dawn on the last day of the holidays. Entrance exam day at The Abbey...

In Praise of Unreason

We have a simple mission at The Abbey: to change and develop our students’ lives for the better, an...

Nine lessons…and carols

One of the privileges of my role is that I often get the chance to observe lessons. I love having t...

Only Connected

As an English teacher, I am often brought into contact with perceptions channelled via traditionall...

A State of Mind

At The Abbey, we’ve always sought to show the full spectrum of womanhood across age, race, religion...

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Midgard Visit

Lower VI Physicists went to visit Midgard - and they donned hard hats, steel capped boots, safety s...

Maths Feast

The Maths Feast, organised by the Advanced Mathematical Support Program (https://amsp.org.uk/), is ...

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