Prep 6 Sing Their…

18 May 2018

 We were visited yesterday at the Devon County Show ground by Prep 6, who performed... Read more

WBS To Host Exeter…

15 May 2018

On Tuesday 29 May, West Buckland School will be hosting an Exeter Chiefs rugby camp... Read more

Prep 6 Sing Their He…

18 May 2018

 We were visited yesterday at the Devon County Show ground... Read more

WBS To Host Exeter C…

15 May 2018

On Tuesday 29 May, West Buckland School will be hosting... Read more

Students Cross The T…

15 May 2018

A great achievement for students that took part in and... Read more

Sir Patrick Moore Me…

14 May 2018

West Buckland School, in coordination with the North Devon Astronomical... Read more

Welcome to West Buckland

The leading independent school in North Devon

West Buckland School was founded in 1858 and is an independent co-ed day and boarding school set in 100 acres of beautiful North Devon countryside in the South West of England.

Today, West Buckland is a vibrant school with a strong supportive community, welcoming 600 children aged from three to eighteen years into our Nursery, Preparatory, Senior School and Sixth Form.

Teaching is challenging and stimulating, and the school has a consistently high record of academic achievement. Our students also benefit from exceptional opportunities in sport, music, the performing arts and a whole host of other extra-curricular activities.

The aims and ethos of our school are to enable all pupils to develop the personal qualities, abilities and values which will prepare them to make the most of their own lives and to contribute to society.

Student Profiles

  • Hilary - Year 11


    I am in Year 11 and I came here two years ago from Hong Kong. I really enjoy all the programmes and classes here, the school does a lot of interesting subjects and the teachers make it fun and knowledgeable.

    If I finish my lessons, I will go and find my friends and play ball games together. At school I am in the netball team and the hockey team and play volleyball regularly. I’m glad that I am in the sports teams as I get to meet different people and learn new skills. I really enjoy being here at the school and especially the sport!

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Parent Testimonials

  • Debbie and Philip Loat (2006 – present) Prep and Senior School

    Our three boys have all attended West Buckland School from the age of 10. We have been impressed with the way the school challenges and inspires its pupils to high levels of achievement, sometimes stretching them to try things they did not realise they could do. At the same time, we have always found the staff to be caring and helpful. The academic achievements at the school are impressive, and we feel confident that our boys have been supported and encouraged to attain the very best grades they are capable of, both academically and musically. The school ethos allows each pupil to retain his or her individuality, but at the same time, the children learn the importance of teamwork and shared enterprise. By the end of the sixth form, it is a delight to see how the pupils have matured into articulate, confident and outgoing young adults, ready to cope with whatever the future holds. Thank you West Buckland School.

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Good Schools Guide 2017

"A gem of a school in an exceptional location"

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Forthcoming Events

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CCF range day (Return 1700)

20 May @ 09:00 -

Cricket: Boys-U13A V Okehampton College

21 May @ 15:15 -

Year 13 A2 Examination: History Paper 32

22 May @ 09:00 -

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In Form 2017

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