Registration: Two years before entry
Admissions: School’s own exam, plus interview and previous school’s reports; or Assessment Day and Common Entrance at age 13
No. of Pupils: 580
Curriculum: GCSE and A-levels.
Noteworthy: Ranked as the top all-girls school in the country, Wycombe Abbey sits in an idyllic setting of woods, gardens and a lake. The school boasts incredible academic results: 95 per cent A*-Bs for A-levels in 2016 with over a third of the girls receiving Oxbridge offers. It marked its 120th anniversary last year with a series of exciting programmes and events.
New: Campaign 120 will see two new boarding houses built and all of the school’s boarding houses refurbished. The new houses will have en-suite bathrooms, personalised study areas, and generously sized social hubs. Future projects on the cards include a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Centre, a Business and Enterprise Centre, a China Centre and a Sports Pavilion.
Term fees: Day: £9,188; boarding: £12,250
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, wycombeabbey.com