Pembroke Students Take Risks in Lessons

Hello, my name is Tahirah Suter and I am a Bucksmore Young Leaders student. This has been my first week at the lovely campus of Sir Geoffrey Arthur, at Pembroke College. The first week has been full of laughter and smiles. Many of us when asked to start summer school classes imagine a setting where […]

All The Fun of The Pembroke Fair!

Pembroke Young Leaders celebrated week 3 graduation night with a summer fayre held in the ‘quad’ of their base next to the River Thames. The lawn was transformed with bunting and stalls manned by Counsellors playing traditional English games, including apple bobbing, coconut shy and hook a duck, as well as some not so traditional, […]

Pembroke Sets Sail Down The River Thames!

Bucksmore, Pembroke College Young Leaders displayed exemplary behaviour during the punting activity, taking to it like a duck to water. After the short walk through the city centre, amidst much excitement for this traditional Oxbridge pursuit, it was all aboard the long narrow canoe-like boats in groups of five – one standing, doing the punting […]

Pembroke College Excursions & Casino Night!

It has been an action-packed start to Young Leaders at Pembroke, Oxford with trips to Brighton, Portsmouth, Covent Garden, London’s South Bank and Blenheim Palace. London’s Southbank and Covent Garden provided a beautiful backdrop for two days of cultural activities, students explored the National Portrait Gallery, rode the London Eye, saw parliament and had the, […]

UN Summit & Journalism at Pembroke College

The Young Leaders started strongly this week with a very impressive Model United Nations Summit on Climate Change. Leaving their real life UN counterparts in their wake, the students steamed ahead to reach unilateral agreements. France, Bangladesh, China, The Marshall Islands and Saudi Arabia were all present, tabling motions as wide ranging as military cooperation […]

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 […]

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

Throughout the year, the rowing teams from the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge train all year round to become the proud winners of the famous  boat race of the year! The 4 mile course down the river Thames starts in Putney and finishes in Mortlake with the first ever male boat race taking place […]

Young Leaders Shortlisted For English Language ELTon Award

Bucksmore Young Leaders has been nominated in the category for ‘Innovation in Learner Resources’. After a number of months of anticipation since submitting an application in November 2014, the British Council released the shortlisted nominees on March 18th including Bucksmore Young Leaders. It is joined in ‘Innovation in Learner Resources’ nominations by Atama-ii Graded Reader […]