Which university is right for you

Which university is right for you?

Not only is it important to choose a good University, but it is just as important to choose the right University for you and the course you wish to study. Every course and every university is different and therefore it takes time to find the right one. Different courses at different universities have different syllabi. […]

Develop leadership, negotiating and public speaking skills

Leadership, debating and public speaking

Everyone keeps saying how important it is to develop your leadership, debating and public speaking skills, but why is this? Bucksmore Education focuses on these skills on our Young Leaders course due to the importance and influence they have on students achieving a sturdy and successful career.  Perseverance, commitment, planning, motivating and communication through active listening are all […]

Horse racing

The Grand National 2016

The Grand National is the most well known horse-racing event taking place at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool. Starting in 1839, this event is the pinnacle of ambition for trainers, owners and jockeys. The four mile, two furlong and about 74 yards race course has 30 fences for the horses to jump and has to completed twice. Famous […]

Bucksmore computer programming

Computer coding replacing foreign languages?

The states have recently expressed a proposal for students to be given the opportunity to opt for computer science lessons instead of learning foreign languages. A controversial change in high school class requirements by the state’s would give students the opportunity to develop their programming skills in areas such as JavaScript and Python. With  vast technological […]

Learn English with Bucksmore

William the Conqueror’s Medieval Fortress

Situated in the town of Warwick, Warwick Castle is an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Today Warwick Castle is owned by Merlin Entertainments and has joined forces with ‘Horrible History’ by adding elements of Theme Park attractions such as an adventure maze and a comedy show telling the 1,000 year history of the […]

Easter blog

Easter Celebrations

   Happy Easter Weekend!    Lent 40 days before Easter, starting on Ash Wednesday is lent. Taken from the Bible, Jesus did not eat or drink for 40 days and 40 nights where he was tempted by the devil. Eastern Orthodox Church sometimes calls lent ‘The Great Fast’. In Anglican Churches, the altar is covered with […]

Learn English in Ireland

St. Patricks Day!

      HAPPY ST PATRICK’S DAY!        Located to the west of the United Kingdom, Ireland is a beautiful country full of spectacular landscapes and coastlines with even their own language (Gaelic or Irish Gaelic). The citizens of Ireland celebrate their Saint Patrick every year on the 17th March. Beginning as a religious feast […]

Learn English in London, Edinburgh and Cardiff

Must-do activities in London, Cardiff and Edinburgh

Our Bucksmore Three Capitals programme runs through the three major cities of the United Kingdom (London, Cardiff and Edinburgh). Students have the opportunity to understand the English, Scottish and Welsh cultures through group-work projects. Here are just a few things that students might experience on the programme… Starting off in the great capital of LONDON Changing the […]

International Woman's Day

International Woman’s Day!

Today is the day for you ladies! This year the world celebrates the 100th year of International Women’s Day. Starting in 1909, the 8th March aims to inspire women across the world through celebrating their achievements. The UN day for Women’s Rights and International Peace was proclaimed in 1977, the UN decided to keep the 8th March nationwide […]

Mother's Day 2016

The tradition behind Mother’s Day

Sunday 6th March is mother’s day in the UK! Remember to treat your mum and show her how special she is this Sunday. Like around the rest of the world, in the UK, we give gifts to our mother’s to show our gratitude for everything they have done. Even small gestures such as a bunch […]