Cultural twists brought to the table

On Friday Buckswood students and parents took part in a bake off to raise money for Macmillan Cancer research. The previous week, students took a lesson out of their busy timetable to take part in the traditional apple pick, collecting apples from the school’s extensive orchards ready to turn into a variety of treats  and, […]

Celebrating exam success – great crop of GCSE results for local schools

Teenagers across east Sussex are celebrating a great set of GCSE results. Across the county average grades were up on 2018 in the full range of subject areas and there was a particularly strong performance in English and Maths where the proportion of students getting higher grades (9-4) rose from 62 per cent last year […]

Schools praise student’s success as A level results days arrives

It’s a day of celebration for many sixth form students today as they open their A level results and find out what two years of hard work has all ben for. At Buckswood Sixth Form students celebrated another tremendous year of A level results and university placements. Sixth formers had to contend with the new […]

Proud parents enjoy sports and speech day at Buckswood

Buckswood School celebrated it’s annual sports and speech day on Saturday, which culminated in the graduation of 80 members of its sixth form, many of them off to study at some of the UK’s top universities. The day kicked off with the traditional leavers’ assembly in the Great Hall. Parents, students and guests were invited […]

Buckswood bags a brace of firsts at Pipes in the Park

Buckswood School’s Pipe band joined a multitude of pipers and bands in Colchester at the weekend for the 27th annual Pipes in the Park! Pipes and drums from across the South of England played incredible medleys of Scottish tunes as they performed in the arena at Colchester’s Lower Castle Park. The competition ranged from beginners […]

Mastechef semi-finalist cooks up a storm at his old school

Old Buckswoodian and Masterchef The Professionals contestant Luke Phillips visited his old school last week and gave a masterclass on fine cooking with a select group of students. The smells filling the new kitchen, located close to the library drew a crowd of pupils alongside some of teachers that taught Luke who graduated at the end of […]

Nottingham Forest’s Arvin visits Buckswood’s football academy

Nottingham Forest and England U19 star Arvin Appiah visited Buckswood Football Academy (BFA) last week to meet students training for a career in the sport. The BFA used its connections, through a previous student working for a Ghanaian football agency, to reach out to Arvin, who was keen to come and speak to the students […]