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  • Wycombe Abbey School
    Abbey Way
    High Wycombe
    Buckinghamshire
    HP11 1PE
  • T 01494 520381
  • F 01494 473836
  • E registrar@wycombeabbey.com
  • W www.wycombeabbey.com
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Buckinghamshire
  • Pupils: 560
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: Day £26,775; Boarding £35,700 pa
  • Open days: Saturday mornings twice a term - book in advance. Tours during the week by appointment.
  • Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

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What the Good Schools Guide says...

First and foremost a boarding school, they would never have more than 30 'day boarders', where work and recreation is on a seven-days-a-week rolling programme. Academically struggling need not apply. 'You need to be academically bright enough to hack it and enthusiastic enough to make the most of it.' From an early age, girls encouraged to organise own timetable. No fixed prep sessions - every...

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Critical Thinking at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)

Features

Curricula

Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.

Sports

Polo

Rowing

Fencing

Shooting

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Special Education Needs

The School is selective with entry by examination and so caters only for academically able girls. Girls with SpLD are given extra support by specialist teachers with SpLD qualifications. The Learning Support Co-ordinator works closely with staff and Housemistresses to ensure the girls are supported. Girls are given special examination provision where appropriate. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
BESD - Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
Visual Impairment

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