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The Abbey School, Berkshire



School Details
Kendrick Road,
Reading,
Berkshire,
United Kingdom,
RG1 5DZ

Tel: +44 118 987 2256
Fax: +44 118 987 1478

Founded:1887

Head:
Mrs Rachel S E Dent, BA (Hons) QTS


Accreditations and affiliations:
IB, GSA, ISC, AGBIS, NACE
Religious affiliation:
Church of England, All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
3 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£9,720
to
£15,720
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
0
Day
1050
0
Full board
0
0
Weekly
0
NA
Total
1050
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
153
37
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Entry test or exam, Interview, Taster days, Assessment
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Senior school entry, Means tested scholarships, Sport, 6th Form, Organ, Financial need, Music, Art, Academic, ICT, Drama, Means tested bursaries, Clergy/Ministers

What we offer


  • ICT
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Economics
  • Classics
  • Business studies
  • Sociology
  • Government/Politics
  • Design technology
  • Critical thinking
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Chinese
  • German
  • French
  • Greek
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • English
  • Tennis
  • Fencing
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Water sports
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Rounders
  • Cross-country
  • Fitness training
  • Martial arts
  • Hockey
  • Touch rugby
  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Archery
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Drama productions
  • Dance
  • Ballet
  • Adventure training
  • Chess
  • Rock climbing
  • Young Enterprise
  • Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Skiing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Epilepsy
 
 
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