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West Buckland COVID-19 updates

With the end of term approaching, we turn our attention to September and what we are expecting to be a full return to lessons.  For information on what we have achieved and what how we are planning for September, please click here.

As a BSA school we have signed up to their COVID-Safe Charter, available here.  In addition, and to endorse our commitment to ensuring the safety of our students and staff, we have created our own WBS Hygiene Charter.

For our new and returning international students, our Frequently Asked Questions document will provide useful information and reassurances. Please view it here.

Christmas Fun and Fund Raising

In the last week of term, the school has been full of colour and creativity, with Christmas Jumpers, creative Christmas trees and carols.

The Prep carol service on Wednesday was tremendous with the pupils raising the roof with wonderful traditional carols and musical performances. Once again, under the guidance of Prep Director of Music, Dominic Carter, the standard of performance was outstanding, marking a joyous and uplifting start to the ‘countdown to Christmas’.

The school was ablaze with colour as Christmas jumpers of all shapes, sizes, colours and levels of taste were on display, in the name of charity, as the school once again raised money for Jay’s Aim, our chosen charity for the year. The Chemistry department had their matching Periodic Table jumpers, while the Head of Boarding was aglow with flashing reindeer lights!

The Prep school entered into the spirit, showing off their fashions whilst eating their delicious Christmas dinner, prepared for the whole school, by our great caterers Holroyd Howe.


And finally, there was no limits to the creativity of our academic and support staff departments this week, when we launched the search for the most flamboyant and decorative tree (using only things found in your office/department). As you can see, we had some great entries….