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West Buckland School

Category: Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

Pupils: Co-Education

Type: Day & Boarding

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Roll: 333 Boys / 300 Girls

Age Range: 3-18 Years

Founded: 1858

Location Description

Set in 100 acres of beautiful North Devon countryside in the South West of England.

School Contact Details

West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon

Tel: 01598 760281

Email: enquiries@westbuckland.com

www.westbuckland.com

Fees

2019/2020. Senior School Years 7-13. Day fees: £5170 per term. UK full boarding: £8400 – £10,600 per term. Weekly and flexi-boarding also available.

Prep School Reception – Year 6. Day fees: £2690 – £4210 per term.

Ad hoc Boarding: £25-£45 per night (depending on age). Sibling discount.

International fees. Years 7-13 (EU): £8740 – £11,145 per term, (Rest of World): £9206 – £11,780 per term.

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  • Key Worker Pupils Show Their...

    West Buckland School is still in full swing, with a number of key worker children being taught at school every day. With many of their parents working on the front line in the hospitals and health centres around the region, the children decided to show their appreciation and thanks in the school's sports hall! West...

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  • Incentive For Families to Go...

    Has your child ever surfed a wave next to their Headmaster? Or hit the beach mid-week to study sea creatures in rock pools? Or traversed a National Park on a Tuesday to study soil erosion? Research has shown that this is exactly what many parents would love their children to be doing but unsurprisingly, they...

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  • West Buckland U14 and U15...

    West Buckland School U14 and U15 teams both won the finals of the North Devon Schools Rugby Cup, marking the first time since the competition began in its current format, that both teams have been crowned champions in the same year.  West Buckland School U14 and U15 teams both won the finals of the North...

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  • Students Plant 840 Trees as...

    Students at West Buckland School, from age 3 upwards, have planted 840 'wildlife friendly' trees on the school's campus as part of  Students at West Buckland School, from age 3 upwards, have planted 840 'wildlife friendly' trees on the school's campus as part of the 'Big Climate Fightback' launched by the Woodland Trust. The charity...

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  • Gymnasts crowned IAPS U9 National...

    West Buckland Prep School's U9 gymnastics team have been crowned IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools) U9 national champions, in the two-piece competition last weekend held in Kent. West Buckland Prep School's U9 gymnastics team have been crowned IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools) U9 national champions, in the two-piece competition last weekend held in...

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  • Supporting Devon Medical Hopefuls –...

    West Buckland are delighted to be running a joint initiative with North Devon Healthcare Trust to host an afternoon of mock medical interviews for students across Devon who are looking to pursue a medical career. West Buckland are delighted to be running a joint initiative with North Devon Healthcare Trust to host an afternoon of...

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  • Three National Records Broken by...

    West Buckland School, in Devon, produced outstanding performances at the National Prep School Athletics Finals, held at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on 29th June, with the team breaking three national records. West Buckland School, in Devon, produced outstanding performances at the National Prep School Athletics Finals, held at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on...

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  • EPQ Grades Add Extra Weight...

    Sixth Formers from West Buckland School, in North Devon, have achieved an average UCAS score of 144 in their A-level results, equivalent to three As. As well as achieving an excellent 74.4% of grades at A* to B, the students excelled in the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), run alongside their A-levels, and equivalent to half...

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  • Biodiversity Project to Boost Insect...

    Pupils and staff at West Buckland School have founded the West Buckland Ecological and Biodiversity Society (WEBS) in order to improve the biodiversity across the school campus. Boosted by the design of a smart new logo, designed by Artist in Resident, Joseph Witchall, the group are starting by planting two wildflower meadows to provide food...

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  • New Website Invites Visitors Inside...

    West Buckland School is delighted to launch an exciting new website, which gives visitors the opportunity to dive in and take a virtual tour through all its outstanding facilities. Over the past ten years the school has invested enormously in its facilities, and the school’s new website allows visitors to wander through these amazing buildings,...

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  • Devon School Features in Top...

    West Buckland School, located on the edge of Exmoor National Park in Devon, has been placed in the UK’s Top 40 co-educational boarding schools, based on A-Level results. It is one of only two West Country co-ed boarding schools in the Top 40, positioning it amongst some of the best-known and most selective schools in...

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  • Magnus Selected for South African...

    West Buckland School Year 13, Magnus Carter-Burns, has been selected to join the Independent Schools RFC Lions U18s National squad on their rugby tour to South Africa. Players for the squad are selected from independent schools throughout the country and are notorious for their high level of play. West Buckland School has a history of...

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  • Boarding School of the Year...

    West Buckland School, in North Devon, has been shortlisted for Boarding School of the Year, in the TES Independent Schools Awards 2019. West Buckland School, in North Devon, has been shortlisted for Boarding School of the Year, in the TES Independent Schools Awards 2019. In recent years the school has seen investment into its facilities...

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