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West Buckland still welcomes new enquiries for 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the school is currently  implementing a comprehensive online academic programme for all of our students, using Microsoft Teams. Our aim is to continue to provide  this until such time as we are able to open again.

Our Admissions office is still open for enquiries for September 2020 and beyond.

The school will continue to support the North Devon community through provision of PPE and practical help, as long as it is needed.

West Buckland Choral Concert 2019

West Buckland Senior Choir and Chapel Choir joined forces with West Buckland Chamber Orchestra and Exmoor Sinfonia on Sunday to put on a spectacular choral concert, in St Hieritha’s Church, Chittlehampton.

Well known and new compositions

The concert consisted of a programme covering a wide musical repertoire by composers from across the ages, including our own students! The Chapel Choir joined forces with Exmoor Sinfonia to perform ‘Zadok the Priest’ by Handel. This was followed by Boyce’s ‘Suite in A’ and Ungar’s ‘Ashokan Farewell’, which were both joint performances by the Chamber Orchestra and the Exmoor Sinfonia.

Strong Solo Performances

The audience were also greatly entertained by a very impressive solo performed by Year 8 Megan Brown during the performance of ‘Hear My Prayer’ by Mendelssohn, as well as Ella Clifton’s delightful rendition of ‘Something That’s Green’ by Menken and ‘Something Wonderful’ by Rodgers.

Perhaps the highlight of the evening was the playing of Year 13 student, Ted Kilvington’s, own composition entitled ‘Tides of Old’, based on his reflections of his time at the school. Ted is hoping to take up a place on the music composition course at Leeds College of Music.

The whole evening was a joyous occasion, greatly enjoyed by the audience of parents, supporters and people from Chittlehampton village.
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