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    West Buckland School

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

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Christian

    Roll: 346 Boys / / 319 Girls

    Age Range: 3-18 Years

    Founded: 1858

    Location Description

    West Buckland School is set in 100 acres of beautiful North Devon countryside in the South West of England.

    School Contact Details

    Contact for enquiries: Mrs Jude Omar, Admissions Manager

    West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX

    Tel: 01598 760000

    Email: enquiries@westbuckland.com

    Email: admissions@westbuckland.com

    www.westbuckland.com

    Fees

    2024/2025

    Senior School.

    Day fees: Years 7-13 £6880 per term.

    Full Boarding: Years 7-11, £13,430 per term  Years 12 and 13, £14,320 per term.

    Weekly Boarding (5 night stay): Tuition + £2150 per term.

    Flexi boarding, one night (regular): £45 per night

     

    Prep School.

    Reception – Year 6. Day fees: £3,030 – £5,160 per term.

     

    International fees.

    Years 7-11: £14,600 per term.

    Years 12 and 13: £15,730 per term

    BNO students: please contact the school for details

     

    Sibling discount.

    Discounts for Armed Forces families are available.

    OPEN DAYS

    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Whole School Open Day: Saturday 21 Sep 2024 - Time: 9:30 am

    Sixth Form Open Event: Wednesday 16 Oct 2024 - Time: 5:30 pm

    View virtual tours for West Buckland School    HERE

     

    For details tel. 01598 760281 or email admissions@westbuckland.com

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