Why West Buckland?

Because we are the highest performing co-ed boarding school in the South West of England, with a happy and vibrant boarding community

An Idyllic and Friendly Place for Learning

West Buckland School welcomes overseas students into a strong and supportive boarding and school community where friendships are made for life.

The strength of our boarding facility has been recognised on a wider scale, with the school being shortlisted for Boarding School of the Year in the recent TES Independent School Awards 2019.

The school is set in a beautiful and safe rural setting, with wide open spaces and spectacular beaches and countryside very close by.

Overseas students will integrate fully and receive an authentic British education, whilst participating in a wide range of academic and extra-curricular opportunities.

The school benefits from having some remarkable facilities for sport, art design and technology and the performing arts, as well as an outstanding new Sixth Form boarding house.

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Ensuring Future Success

The school has a consistently high academic record and is the highest performing co-educational day and boarding school in the South West peninsular.

The five-year average for Grades passed at A-level at A* to B is 72%.

With a dedicated and very successful Higher Education and Careers department we help our students take the best paths to their chosen career and gain places at some of the country’s top universities.

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