Bucksmore wins ‘Language Educator of the Year’ at the PIEoneer Awards 2019

At an award ceremony on September 19 at London’s historic Guildhall, Bucksmore Education was thrilled to be announced the winner of ‘Language Educator of the Year’ at PIEoneers Awards 2019. The PIEoneer Awards recognise individuals and organisations “that are pushing professional standards, evolving their engagement or redefining the international student experience”. They are the only international education awards […]

Bucksmore celebrates its 40th Birthday

This year Bucksmore Education turned forty years old. To celebrate forty years of summer schools we decided to throw a massive summer party for our students and partners. Over 500 students from seven of our centres descended on Plumpton for an afternoon filled with fun activities. We were also delighted to be joined by many […]

Life at the University of Oxford

On the Advanced Studies Program, we give students the opportunity to live and learn like a University of Oxford or University of Cambridge student.  As well as academic excellence, we also give students the opportunity to experience the social-side of Oxbridge life from formal dinners to punting. To give our students real insight into Oxbridge life […]

STEM Workshops Announced

Our Academic Manager, David, has been working hard to find the best science, technology, maths and engineering workshops for students at King Edward’s School (aged 10-13) this summer. Led by experts from across the country, students will get a passion for science from a series of hands-on sessions tackling a new theme each week. King Edward’s […]

West End theatre shows confirmed for summer 2019

Our Programme Manager, Charlotte, has been hard at work organising a range of exciting activities and excursions for the summer. One of our students’ favourite trips every year is going to see a show in theatreland in London’s West End. This year our students will be going to some of the top shows around including Olivier […]

10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Went to Oxford University

Oxford University is located in Oxford, England, and has teaching evidence going as far back as 1096. It gained more and more popularity after Henry II banned students to go to the University of Paris. Since then, Oxford University has become one of the most prestigious universities in the world. We thought it would be […]

Top Tips for Young Film Makers

For all young film makers en herbe, there are most definitely some rules to follow if you want to achieve the cool, almost hipster-ish film noir vibe (unless your style is more rom-com than drama, of course.) Before you get to this stage however, it is important to implement some very basic techniques in your […]

10 Surprising Facts about European Languages

In general, European languages can be split into three different categories – Germanic, Romance and Slavic. Germanic- and Slavic-based languages are mostly spoken in central and northern Europe, while Romance languages belong to western and southern Europe. The European Union contains 24 official languages, as well as many more “unofficial” ones – so let’s take […]

The Most Instagram-able Places in London

We must be kidding you, right? Everywhere in London is Instagram-able you say? Yes quite possible, but there are definitely some places more picture-worthy than others, and we have nicely boiled them down to our little list here. Read on to find one which ones made the list, and then get your camera ready. You […]

How Animals Can Teach Kids Kindness

Animals and young children have quite a bit in common: they can be vulnerable, and need care and protection in an increasingly dangerous world. It is important to teach kids to be kind to animals from the earliest age, and in return, animals can teach them on how to prolong this kindness; amongst other things. […]