Plumpton make a splash!

After a summer of fun-filled excursions across the south-east of England it was time for the final offside adventure from Plumpton. A strong case could be made for saving the best for last as a fantastic day was enjoyed by all. There was a real family feel on board the bus to Windsor, as the […]

Three Captials final blog!

The end of week two on the Three Capitals tour is rapidly approaching and we have so much to fill you in on. From York, we’ve stopped at Alnwick Castle, Edinburgh, The Lake District, Manchester and Wales and now we are headed to Stonehenge before making our way back to London. Here are some of […]

Plumpton final week!

The bus set off from Plumpton College as the rain beat against the window.  The 29 students and 4 counsellors were filled with joy for today was the day that Bucksmore went to London. Facts were flying as festivities kicked off with a fun-filled walking tour past some of the capital’s greatest spots.  From Downing […]

Three Capitals Blog- Academic and project preparation

As always it has been a busy week at Three Capitals. We are now in the second and final week of the tour and we’ve been residing at Heriot Watt University in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. After arriving in Edinburgh and settling into our temporary home on Friday evening it was straight to classes […]

Young Medics at d’Overbroeck’s

Our young medics here at D’overbroecks have been working extremely hard. During the EFL lessons, students have been discussing a range of issues such as how to deal with a struggling British healthcare system. Every week students have presented to the rest of the school on areas they have been working hard on with Ms […]

d’Overbroeck’s Hardworking Engineers !

A thunderous start to the Engineering course with whirls, turns and loops the loops after our workshop on the Zodiac ride at Thorpe Park from a member of the Thorpe Park educational team.  Though the talk was provided with lightening aplomb it was nothing to compare to the fast track queue to the Zodiac experience […]

Au Revoir, Bucksmore Magdalene!

And so we enter the final part of the Bucksmore Magdalene course, and these last few days have been jam-packed! On Wednesday, we voyaged to London and miraculously avoided the traffic, arriving early enough to allow us time to relax along the South Bank, soaking in the sunshine. We boarded to London Eye, rising 135m […]

Dining and Dancing at Bucksmore Magdalene!

As Bucksmore Magdalene headed into our final week, and the weather took a turn for the worse (although the sun is starting to re-emerge!), we focused on inside activities and goodbye celebrations. After a lazy Sunday morning, we travelled to visit the beautiful cathedral city of Ely, the third longest cathedral in England. The exquisite […]

Magdalene’s Exciting Excurisons!

This week at Bucksmore, Magdalene, the students have been lucky enough to go on two exciting, but very different, excursions. On Wednesday we visited the nearby village of Grantchester, famous for its idyllic location (by the river Cam) and the beautiful walk to reach it. Unfortunately, the weather was incredibly hot, so the beautiful walk […]

Creative Classes at Magdalene College!

This week at Bucksmore, Magdalene College, the students enjoyed yet another week of fascinating lessons, workshops, and masterclasses. In Psychology, the students are embarking on an assessed project researching self-efficacy. They have been asked to gather information and statistics from their fellow students regarding some of this week’s activities (such as Box Car Racing and […]