A Glance at The Buckingham School

  • Is an Ofsted Good rated school in all areas of Inspection.
  • Has a great reputation for being inclusive, supportive & mutually respectful.
  • Offers a vibrant and solid academic environment.
  • Has a team of strong, enthusiastic, supportive teachers and leaders.
  • Has extensive sporting facilities including a full size astro-pitch, athletics field, tennis courts and use of the Swan Pool Leisure Centre for swimming.
  • Has specialist teachers offering an engaging and exciting curriculum.
  • Offers a broad and balanced curriculum.
  • Offers an extensive enrichment (extra curricular) programme with activities being held each week including sports clubs at break-time, lunch-time, after school and evenings. The school has re-launched an Enrichment Week, offering a wide variety of activities running throughout a full week in the Summer Term.
  • Provides Duke of Edinburgh Awards (Bronze, Silver and Gold) from Year 9 upwards.
  • Is proud of Student Leadership and Student Voice which is a real strength of the school. Around 150 students take on leadership roles making a valuable contribution to school life.
  • Is at the heart of the community and this is very important to us. Students contribute to our community in a variety of ways and we are immensely proud of the charitable work undertaken by our fundraisers.
  • Is open for breakfast and after school homework and revision clubs.
  • Participates in a range of sporting fixtures taking place throughout each term for inter-school and County fixtures.
  • Offers opportunities available in conjunction with business/sporting mentors and organisations. The school has strong links with Buckingham University.
  • Organises over 60 trips and visits each academic year (including overseas).
  • Has great technology in school – students can access computers and printers for homework and research purposes and iPads are used in class. Cutting edge Design & Technology including specialist cutters, 3d printers and a well-equipped Food Technology facility.
  • Has a strong Performing Arts (Dance, Drama and Music) with an annual show involving over 80 students across all year groups; various projects in conjunction with Stowe School, The Royal Latin School, Activate (Youth Dance Festival) and Luffield Festival (Music, Dance and Drama).