Added: Aynsley Patino - Date: 11.01.2022 09:58 - Views: 31834 - Clicks: 2632
You are assured a very warm welcome from the Admissions team at Wycombe Abbey. Currently, due to Covid, we are restricted in the visits we can hold but we hope to be able to welcome more visitors on-site next term. We are holding an Open Morning on Saturday 18 September for entrants in and and you are very welcome to us then.
Please see below for further details. Our entry points are at age 11, 13 and 16 and we offer bursaries and scholarships at each of these stages. We are looking for potential rather than prior attainment and welcome girls whatever their background and education. We want bright, motivated, engaged girls with an enthusiasm for boarding — girls who will enjoy contributing to all areas of School life. We also offer a limited of day places each year for candidates living within a 15 mile radius of the School. We understand the importance of choosing the right school.
Our Admissions Team are here to answer your questions and guide you throughout this process. We hope you enjoy browsing our website and if you have any further questions our Director of Admissions, Mrs Catriona Sutherland-Hawes and the Admissions Team are ready to help. International Applications. The age checker will give you a personalised timeline and an overview of our Admissions process.
Your child may enter at any of the following entry points. Unfortunately your child is not eligible to apply. Coffee Mornings are held every term. Book your Open Morning. A limited of individual tours are available for families who are unable attend these dates. Registration Form. Scholarships awarded following Assessment. Visiting Wycombe Abbey virtually or in-person will give you a sense of our culture, community and environment.
You are welcome to visit us on either a virtual Open Morning, Coffee Morning or on an individual in-person tour. You and your daughter will have the opportunity to meet the Headmistress, gain a flavour of our academic, pastoral and co-curricular provision, and discover what stimulates and inspires life and work at Wycombe Abbey.
Our next Open Morning will be an High Wycombe age girls looking for a regular Open Morning on Saturday 18 September for those applying for and entry only. We will also be holding a virtual Open Morning in early May next year which will be open to all, no matter the entry point. Booking will open next academic year. We intend to hold these events on-site, once Covid restrictions have eased sufficiently to allow that. We will hold one Virtual Coffee Morning per term to allow overseas families to participate easily.
Dates for our Autumn Term Coffee Mornings will be released in due course when you can book your place. Virtual Tour. To be considered for a place at Wycombe Abbey, you will need to register your daughter by completing the online registration form see link below. Registrations for entry are now closed. No registration fee is required at this stage.
If you have any questions our Admissions Team are on hand and ready to help. Our Assessment process is deed to be as straightforward as possible for the girls, and to allow us to find out as much as we can about each girl using our own bespoke materials, assessing their academic potential and suitability whilst giving them a taste of life at Wycombe Abbey. Wycombe Abbey offers a genuinely holistic education and we are committed to identifying girls who will be able to thrive in this environment. If you have any questions our Admissions team are on hand and ready to help. To be considered for a place at Wycombe Abbey, your daughter must be registered by 1 June in the year prior to entry Year 5.
Candidates will need to make arrangements to sit this test at their current school, a recognised test centre in the UK, or at local British Council Office, during a ten-day window in November. The Admissions department at Wycombe Abbey will High Wycombe age girls looking for a regular the appropriate access codes to enable your daughter to sit the test and will automatically be sent to us.
The second stage is an Assessment Day, which provides your daughter with a taste of life at Wycombe Abbey, whilst enabling us to assess their academic ability and suitability for life at the School. The Assessment Day takes place at Wycombe Abbey in the November prior to the proposed year of entry when your daughter is in Year 6.
Candidates will have an individual interview with a senior member of staff and will take part in a small group activity. Your daughter will also sit entrance examinations in English 1 hour and Mathematics 1 hour. Specimen papers are not available for these examinations and no preparation is necessary.
Following the Assessment Day, firm offers will be made in December preceding the year of entry. Firm offers are made on the basis of performance in the entrance examinations, interview and group activity during the Assessment Day. Please admissions wycombeabbey. To be considered for a place at Wycombe Abbey, your daughter must be registered by 1 June in the year prior to entry when your daughter is in Year 7. Candidates will need to make arrangements to sit this test at their current school, a recognised test centre in the UK, or at local British Council Office, in early October.
Wycombe Abbey Admissions will provide the appropriate access codes to enable your daughter to sit the test, and will automatically be sent to the Admissions department at Wycombe Abbey.
Selected applicants will be invited to go forward to the second stage of Assessment. The second stage is an Assessment Day for selected candidates, which provides your daughter with a taste of life at Wycombe Abbey, whilst enabling us to assess her academic ability and suitability for life at the School. The Assessment Day takes place at Wycombe Abbey, in the January of the proposed year of entry when your daughter is in Year 8.
Your daughter will have an individual interview with a senior member of staff and will sit entrance examinations. All candidates will take Entrance Examinations. There are also optional papers in Latin and Greek. Following the entrance examinations, firm offers and waiting list offers will be made in January. Scholarships will also be awarded at this point. To be considered for a place at Wycombe Abbey, a pupil must be registered by 1 June in the calendar year prior to entry end of Year 10, or equivalent.
At this stage there is no fee to register. The Sixth Form course options can be viewed here. Entry to our Sixth Form is highly competitive. Most candidates will achieve in excess of this. Once registered, all candidates, home and international, should arrange to sit a UKiset assessment for Wycombe Abbey. The test takes two and a half hours. For more information or to register for the test, please visit the UKiset website. A valid test should be submitted between January and July in Year 10, or equivalent.
The deadline for receipt of UKiset test is on 31 July. UKiset received after 31 July cannot be considered. Once you have registered for the test, the UKiset team will be in touch to arrange the assessment. The UKiset scores and school report will be reviewed by the Headmistress, Deputy Head Academic and Director of Admissions and all applicants will be notified in September whether they are through to Stage 3.
During the day, applicants will also have an interview with a senior member of staff, lasting 20 minutes. Maths and Further Maths counts as one subject, with one paper.
Candidates wishing to take Further Maths at A level will be High Wycombe age girls looking for a regular to choose an additional subject as their fourth paper. The Art exam will be a practical assessment and candidates will be asked to bring their portfolio. Conditional offers are made on the basis of performance in the Entrance examinations in early December. Acceptance forms and the deposit are due by the second week in December. If you have any questions please admissions wycombeabbey. The next Coffee Mornings will be in the Autumn Term and dates will be published shortly.
You will be able to express an interest in attending by completing an Enquiry Form on the website once dates are published. Fees cover the many costs associated with running the School and include tuition, board, lodging, laundry, personal accident insurance, some educational materials and educational visits, and the cost of the weekend activities programme.
Individual tuition is charged as an extra. Boarding fees include tuition, lodging, laundry, personal accident insurance, the cost of most games activities, the majority of educational materials and many curriculum trips. Fees also include the provision of pastoral care, meals and snacks, and many activities as part of the co-curricular and Weekend Activities programme.
Day fees include the above apart from lodging and laundry. Day Boarders can occasionally stay overnight if a need arises, for instance special events in House or if they are on a school trip which either departs very early in the morning or returns to school very late in the evening and will be charged per night. There will be further charges for external exams and Paid Extras, such as additional music, dance and drama lessons, specialist sport coaching, some curriculum trips and optional insurances. Paid Extras are billed in arrears and the level of charges varies depending on the activities a pupil chooses.
A full list of charges is sent to parents at the start of the academic year. Fees are charged in advance at the start of each term and are reviewed annually. Fees may be subject to change at the discretion of the Governing Body. The Acceptance Deposit will be refunded when a girl leaves the School, subject to settlement of her final fees and other charges.
Wycombe Abbey aims to be as accessible as possible to girls whose parents could not otherwise afford to meet the full cost of fees by offering means-tested Bursaries. Our Bursary application forms are available from the Admissions Team, and must be completed and returned to the Director of Admissions no later than 1 September in the calendar year preceding entry. If you are applying for a full bursary and the registration fee presents a difficulty Mrs Sutherland-Hawes will be happy to discuss this with you. Bursaries Information. Wycombe Abbey Scholarships and Exhibition Awards carry considerable prestige both inside and outside of the School but are of limited financial value.
They are awarded in recognition of excellence, achievement and potential in academia and the arts. Wycombe Abbey Academic Scholarship and Exhibition Awards carry prestige but are of limited financial value. Process No application is required for a Scholarship or Exhibition Award. They will sit examination papers in English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities, as well as a Language Aptitude test.
Specimen papers are available on request from the Admissions team. Please registrar wycombeabbey. Wycombe Abbey Music Scholarship and Exhibition Awards carry prestige, but are of limited financial value. It is essential that candidates should love music and show an unusual flair at whatever level they have reached. As a guide, they should have reached at least ABRSM Grade 5 standard, or equivalent, on their first instrument to be considered for an instrumental award. Those applying for a Choral Award should have a strong background of choral singing in parts.
As a guide, they should have reached at least ABRSM Grade 6 standard, or equivalent, on their first instrument to be considered for an instrumental award. Those pupils applying for a Choral Award High Wycombe age girls looking for a regular have a strong background of choral singing in parts. The following Music Awards open to both external and internal candidates are offered annually to candidates entering the Sixth Form who have satisfied the academic criteria for entry.
Girls should have reached approximately Grade 8 standard on their first instrument to be considered for an instrumental award. At Sixth Form level, candidates are expected to have achieved a high level of technical and expressive mastery at least on their first instrument, and to have proven their commitment to musical endeavour through involvement with suitable ensembles.
Those girls applying for a Choral Award should have a strong background of choral singing in parts. Successful applicants will demonstrate excellence in vocal ability, aural perception and sight-reading. They may already have experience of leadership roles in choirs, or will demonstrate potential in this area. Your daughter does not need to prepare for the assessments — the assessment is not something you pass or fail and it should not be a source of anxiety for your daughter. Yes, Visa Sponsorship is available for Candidates with an unconditional offer. We offer a limited of day places each year for candidates living within a 15 mile radius.
All day boarders are members of a Senior House and are fully involved in activities throughout the week and at weekends. With the size of the School now at capacity, we cannot guarantee an automatic switch to full boarding but we will try to accommodate those who wish to convert as they progress through the school as long as we have beds available. Parents who live abroad or who spend long periods of time outside the United Kingdom must appoint an official guardian for their daughter. The guardian must be prepared to take full responsibility for her, i.
Girls go home regularly and parents are actively involved in the numerous school events.High Wycombe age girls looking for a regular
email: [email protected] - phone:(858) 347-9312 x 4528
Local High Wycombe single males and females