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West Buckland School, Devon



School Details
,
Barnstaple,
Devon,
United Kingdom,
EX32 0SX

Tel: +44 1598 760281
Fax: +44 1598 760546

Founded:1858

Headmaster:
Mr Phillip Stapleton

Registrar:
Miss Melanie Tennant

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
IAPS, HMC
Religious affiliation:
Christian
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
3 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£7,575
to
£14,130
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£22,830
to
£30,975
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
228
Day
226
45
Full board
45
6
Weekly
8
279
Total
279
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
81
94
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Trial day at school, GCSE results, Report from previous school, Scholarship or bursary exam, Registration, Scholarship exam, Entry test or exam, Visit school, Age 3-11 is for day only while 11-18 is for day and boarding, Interview, Taster days, Assessment
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Academic, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Boarding, Means tested bursaries, Siblings, Music, Financial need, Senior school entry, 6th Form, Sport, Art

What we offer


  • Photography
  • Business studies
  • ICT
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Economics
  • Theology
  • Design technology
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Cross-country
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Rounders
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Fitness training
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Rugby
  • Martial arts
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Language club
  • Rock climbing
  • Fishing
  • Rowing
  • First aid/life savers
  • Astronomy
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Horse riding and management
  • Shooting
  • Canoeing
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Adventure training
  • Ballet
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Epilepsy
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
 
 
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