The Abbey School Reading

Reading, United Kingdom


Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age range: 3 - 18 years

About The Abbey School Reading

The Abbey School is an independent, all-through day school for girls in Reading, Berkshire. There are around 1,105 girls on the school roll, between the ages of 3 and 18. 

The Abbey School was founded in 1887 and moved to its current site in 1905. Junior and EYFS classes are held at a site a short walk away from the senior school. Abbey School is Church of England denominational. Facilities include a new multi-sports pitch and and extensive ICT resources. 

Headteacher

Rachel Dent 

Values and vision 

At the heart of The Abbey community lies a shared enthusiasm for lifelong learning, an intellectual curiosity and a spirit of discovery, which dedicated teachers encourage at every stage of the educational journey. The school is committed to helping every girl discover her talents and passions, and to equipping her with the skills she will need to develop those interests into an enjoyable and meaningful future.  

The Abbey School places particular focus on humanities education. Leading figures such as AC Grayling have given talks to sixth-form students. 

ISI report 

“The qualities of pupils’ personal development is excellent. Pupils grow into self-confident and independent young people, supported by Christian values and an understanding of life in a multi-cultural environment.” 

View The Abbey School’s latest ISI report 

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Location


Address: 17 Kendrick Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9872256
Positions available at The Abbey School Reading