Despite the national lockdown, the school remains OPEN for full boarders and key worker children, with other students following our successful online learning programme from home. We are still welcoming applications from students of all ages. Click here for scholarship information.
At West Buckland School, we are so lucky to able to use our location for learning and playing. With stunning beaches on our doorstep and 90 acres of beautiful campus, in these times of restriction our students don’t need to have their wings clipped. With lots of sports, CCF, Ten Tors and DofE at the heart of our outdoor activities, we also take advantage of our local surroundings for lessons and clubs on a daily basis.
On Tuesday 29 September, our Year 13 Biology students had a field trip to Lee Bay.
The main aim was to design their own investigations into the factors that affect the distribution and abundance of organisms on an intertidal rocky shore ecosystem.
This week Year 7 had a fantastic sunny evening for their weekly surfing session at Croyde, one of the best surfing beaches in the country.
Closer to home, our youngest pupils have Forest School weekly, when they explore our campus and build, make, learn and play in the woodlands, streams and fields around school. This week they built a den and a bridge.