The Abbey School is an independent day school in Reading, Berkshire, providing an outstanding education for academically able girls aged from 3-18 years. A supportive pastoral environment and unparalleled extra-curricular opportunities ensure that girls are equipped to lead fulfilling and happy lives.
About the school
The Abbey School is a welcoming and vibrant community of 1100 girls aged from 3-18 years. The school provides an exceptional academic environment combined with a strong focus on pastoral care and an outstanding extra-curricular programme that equips girls to lead successful, fulfilled and happy lives. Always among the top-ranked schools nationally, Abbey students achieve excellent results at A level, International Baccalaureate and GCSE. Academic success is complemented by an exceptional range of extra-curricular opportunities enabling girls to develop confidence, independence and leadership skills. The school is a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award operating authority, with many girls achieving their Silver and Gold awards each year. A range of scholarships and financial assistance is offered to able girls through means-tested bursaries which may cover up to 100% of fees for exceptional candidates. The Abbey Junior School is a lively and friendly community, where girls are encouraged to develop their intellectual curiosity and explore beyond the curriculum. The many extra-curricular clubs range from dance and drama to Chinese, chess and archaeology, and a wide variety of trips and expeditions build independence and a sense of adventure. The Abbey Gardens, opened in 2013, offers an ideal learning environment for girls aged 4-6 years. The Abbey Nursery School’s fully qualified nursery teachers inspire a lifelong love of learning, developing girls’ confidence and creativity in a warm and caring setting. We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our forthcoming open days. Please visit www.theabbey.co.uk for further information.
- Total Pupils: 1070 (180 in Sixth Form)
- Day Fees: £3110 to £5030/term