Our programme of activities, clubs and societies, seeks to find and harness pupil talent in a wide number of areas...

Squads

16:45 to 17:45 Monday to Friday Free of charge

Evening activities

(Including gym) 17:15 to 18:15 Monday to Friday Free of charge*

Extracurricular activities

Sports Academies

Football, Rugby & Horse Riding & Golf Academies

Clubs

15:50 to 16:45 Wednesdays Free of charge*

Access time

16:45 to 17:40 Monday to Wednesday Free of charge

Horse Riding

Individual 1-to-1 lessons Monday to Saturday

Music lessons

Individual 1-to-1 lessons Monday to Friday

Saturday Morning Programme

10:00 to 12:30 Free of charge*

Town leave

Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings Free of charge*

Saturday evening activities

Saturday evenings Free of charge

Sunday trips

Sundays. Examples include: London, Karting, Oxford, etc

Enrichment

Enrichment programme for sixth form students (LAT, JP Morgan, etc)

Do you want on improve on some of your sports skills and techniques? Squads are a great time to have some individual and professional sports tuition with our pro coaches.


Gym, Netball, Cheerleading, Badminton, Junior Rugby, Open Football, Table Tennis, Hockey & Cricket.

Squads

Weekday evening activities happen before supper. Students can chill with their friends or participate with their residential tutors in the following activities.


Table Tennis, Basketball, Football, Gym, Make-up tutorials, Cookery, Art, Boxing/ Kickboxing, Archery, Fencing, Board Games & Buckswood 101.

Evening Activities

Buckswood supports any student that wants to excel at sport and we offer some excellent sporting academies all taught by professionals. Lessons are provided within the timetable and the academy programme is not just sport it explores all aspects of your sporting needs from exercise and fitness programmes to pathways for the future.


Football Academy, Rugby Academy, Horse Riding Academy, Golf Academy & Flying Academy.

Sports Academies

The more you do the more you have to talk about’ Clubs are a time to try
something new, a time to enjoy a hobby that you have always wanted to do or a time to excel in something that you are good at. We offer an enormous range of things. If it is not on the list – then suggest it and we can still do it!


Charity society, Chinese club, Cookery club, Computer building club, Crafty graphics club, Debating society, Dress making & sewing club, Gym club, Maths GCSE topup club, Medical industry club, Pony care club, Science buffs club, Sign language club, Singing club, Stocks & shares club, Sushi club & Web design club.

Clubs

This is a an after school session where you can spend time with your teachers on a one to one basis for a 10 minute catchup or a 30 extra lesson. If you did not understand something in class or you wanton improve an essay answer, then this is a great time to grab your teacher for an extra session. Access time sessions are available in all academic subjects

Access Time

Not many schools have horses and stables on site – we do. Lessons happen within the timetable. Lessons and competitions are held at school.


At Buckswood we offer scholars and extremely wide range of activities and sports as part of our “Buckswood Difference”. On our beautiful 30 acre campus, we have a riding centre. This centre has stables, tack room and hayloft and a very impressive sand school or arena. We have 8 horses for both novice and more experienced riders. Horse riding lessons incur a charge.

Horse Riding

Having a musical skill is a god given talent and one we want you to pursue and improve on. We can offer everything from piano to bagpipes, sinning to saxophone!


Bagpipes, Pipe Band Drumming, Guitar lessons, Bass lessons, Vocal lessons, Trumpet lessons, Piano lessons, Organ lessons, Drum lessons, Saxophone lessons, Clarinet lessons, Recorder lessons, Cello lessons, Violin lessons.

Music Lessons

Our academic week does not finish on a Friday. As a boarding school we run a Saturday morning program. It is a more casual session but one that rounds the week off well.


Language options, World Development, Global Citizenship, Critical Thinking, Self Study, Photography, Sports, Cooking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Gym, Art & Textiles, Archery, Library & Yoga

Sat Morning
Programme

Time for some retail therapy in Hastings and a bit of down time with your friends. Senior students can, with the relevant permissions, go to London for the day as well. The bus to Hastings incurs a charge.


Hastings Castle & Caves, mini-golf, large beach, parks, cinemas, historical pier, aquarium, McDonalds, KFC, Tescos, Marks & Spencers, Post Office, WH Smiths, numerous other shops, restaurants & cafes.

Town Leave

We run a very comprehensive weekend program called REST and SCORE and the evening activity program is part of this. There are a variety of activities on offer, many of which are organised on site and are organised in house groups so that students gain the experience of putting on an event and working in a team to execute the event, of course supervised by their house parents.


Fashion shows, Theme nights, Oscar nights, Winter Wonderland, the Summer disco, Casino night, Karaoke, Date night, Ultimate Quiz nights, Game Shows, X-Factor Talent Show, Pizza Making, Body Shop Pamper Night.

Sat Evening
Activities

Get off campus and try something new! Take that much needed break from your studies if you have been working hard during the week and come back refreshed and enlightened from a cultural trip to the theatre/art gallery; push your limits with the Outdoor Challenge Program or take in a different cities atmosphere and have coffee with your friends.


London, Brighton, Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells, Ashford, Battle, Rye, Paintballing, Rock Climbing, Watersports, Skiing, Local Castles & Art Gallery Shows.

Sunday Trips

From flying to courses in London to extensive course on how to become a doctor. The NOT SO BORING OFFICE runs an extensive list of events and programs. You have an idea - then we can help you pursue it.


Driving lessons, Flying lessons, Duke of Edinburgh, Independent Learning Certificates, Work Experience, Young Lawyers Programme, RSA Essays, Fishing, Boxing/Kickboxing & PADI diving courses.

Enrichment

Squads

My Choices

Evening activities

Extracurricular activities

Sports Academies

Clubs

Access time

Horse Riding

Music lessons

Saturday Morning Programme

Town leave

Saturday evening activities

Sunday trips

Enrichment

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