Category: Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Day & Boarding
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Roll: 356 Boys / 301 Girls
Age Range: 3-18 Years
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
From January 2021.
Senior School Years 7-13. Day fees: £5485 per term.
UK full boarding: £10,440 – £11,245 per term.
Weekly and flexi-boarding also available.
Prep School Reception – Year 6. Day fees: £2770 – £4340 per term.
International fees. Years 7-13: £11,600 – £12,500 per term.
Discounts for Armed Forces families and BNO families are available.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
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GCSE Results Reflect Range of...
West Buckland School students have excelled in this year’s GCSE exams, with over a quarter of pupils gaining straight 7-9 top grades. West Buckland School students have, once again, excelled in this year’s GCSE exams, which this year saw a new and incomparable system of assessing learning in response to the disruptions brought about by...Read more
West Buckland’s A Level Results...
West Buckland School's A-level results reflect high levels of engagement with online learning as well as the resilience, hard work and integrity of both students and staff. West Buckland A-level students have once again produced an outstanding set of results in their exams, which this year saw the introduction of the TAG (Teacher Assessed Grades)...Read more
West Buckland Student Chosen for...
West Buckland School Year 13 students, Josh Nalevea, has been picked to play in the Exeter Chiefs Academy's first match back after COVID. The match, this Saturday, will be against Worcester, away. Josh joined West Buckland in the Sixth Form but his passion for rugby has been hugely curtailed by the COVID pandemic which saw...Read more
West Buckland Joins Wellbeing Hub...
West Buckland School, in North Devon, is delighted to have signed up to the Teen Tips Wellbeing Hub, a facility that provides valuable resources to support staff, parents and young people to deal with the challenges facing teenagers now and in the future. By enrolling in the programme, the school has enabled free access to...Read more
Boarders cycle to raise £1000...
£1000 has been raised by residents of Parker’s, West Buckland School’s Sixth Form boarding house, who cycled the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for the Northern Devon Food Bank. Last weekend, residents of Parker’s, West Buckland School’s Sixth Form boarding house, cycled the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats...Read more
“Morale grows in the community”...
Morale amongst boarders at West Buckland School has been lifted thanks to the success of their half term camp, which provided a safe, fun and relaxed environment for over 70 boarders during the two week break. Morale amongst boarders at West Buckland School has been lifted thanks to the success of their half term camp,...Read more
West Buckland Send Parcels of...
West Buckland School, in North Devon, has sent parcels containing treats and messages of support to all its recent leavers who are currently in lockdown in their university halls. West Buckland School, in North Devon, has sent parcels containing treats and messages of support to all its recent leavers who are currently in lockdown in...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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,...Read more
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...Read more