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 […]

Summer school Three Capitals programme

Happy St. David’s Day!

St. David, the patron of Wales and doves is celebrated today. St. David helped to spread Christianity whilst going on pilgrimages travelling to Wales, Cornwall, Britanny, Ireland and finally Jerusalem where he was made an archbishop. St. David was well known to perform miracles. His most famous miracle was raising a hill for him to preach on […]

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 […]

Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day!

               ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ Whether your celebrating with friends, family or a partner, Valentines Day in the UK is always celebrated on the 14th February. We wish you a very happy and romantic Valentines Day this year! Traditionally red roses, cards, restaurant meals, chocolates, flowers, letters and poetry are different ways […]

Bucksmore Arts Choice summer school

Further Enriching our Bucksmore Creative Students

Whether its drama, dance, art, film or photography, our Bucksmore Arts Choice programme helps to enrich and develop students creative side whilst learning English and having a full activity and social programme. Summer art camps have numerous amounts of benefits. Our summer school students are able to be part of an in-depth and unique immersion creative […]

Cambridge University Ghost Stories- Bucksmore summer school

The Ghosts of Cambridge University

Founded in 1209, the Colleges of Cambridge have a paranormal history. Recently we went to take 360 degree videos of our Cambridge summer school centres. Throughout the visit we found out about many ghostly stories that still haunts Corpus Christi College today! In 1632, a former University Vice-Chancellor Henry Butts committed suicide in a room above the […]

Chinese New Year- Bucksmore Education

The Year of the Monkey!

新年快乐 Happy Chinese New Year to all our Bucksmore students! Born in one of the following years: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1922 or 2004? This year is YOUR year according to the Chinese calender! It is time to celebrate a year of good fortune and happiness! The year of the MONKEY! Each year, the Chinese […]