Bucksmore Education

A well-established summer school offering an authentic taste of student life in Oxford and Cambridge.


Four decades of experience running summer schools has made Bucksmore one of the leading providers of summer education in the UK. Students aged 10-18 have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a British boarding school or University as they delve deeper into one of the extensive range of subjects on offer. Bucksmore take particular pride in their purposeful and rigorous academic continuum, carefully structured, industry aligned and externally certified, and packed with exciting content and activities to help young people to successfully find and pursue their passion pathways. All courses provide at least 20 hours / week of tuition, along with at least 2 cultural excursions.

Bucksmore operates from world-renowned venues such as University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, King’s College London, and prestigious boarding schools based in Oxford, Kent, Surrey and East Sussex. View all dates and fees for summer 2024 here.

  • Live in genuine Oxford and Cambridge University accommodation, or in a top boarding school
  • Extensive range of courses for students aged 10-13, 13-16, 16-18, with flexible options
  • A highly experienced summer school provider, with accreditations from major accrediting bodies
  • High-calibre tutoring faculty from leading institutions
  • Strong focus on personal as well as academic development
What's Included?
  • Full-board accommodation
  • Minimum 20hrs / week of tuition
  • At least 2 excursions / week
  • 24hr supervision, staff-student ratio of 1:7
  • Complimentary airport transfer service
  • Student travel insurance
  • Single and twin rooms depending on campus
  • Separate sleeping facilities for boys and girls
  • Full internet access
  • Laundry
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  • Small class sizes
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Company Description

Bucksmore Education offers ambitious international students aged 10-18 the opportunity to spend their summer studying at some of the most prestigious and renown institutions in the world. With locations in the United Kingdom and the United States, our students can choose from a broad range of subjects, including English language, Music and Audio Production, Animal Care, Medicine, pre-university courses, and much more.

Established in 1979, Bucksmore Education is steeped in history and tradition with a track record of developing high quality and innovative academic programmes, within the context of the Bucksmore Education Continuum. Over the last 40 years, we have welcomed over 42,000 students of 120 nationalities to the ever-growing Bucksmore Education family where lasting friendships are formed and unique experiences are shared.

  • Established summer school
  • Course graduation and certificate
  • Verified profile on the OSCG site
  • Meet students from all over the world
  • Study with top academics & tutors
  • Flexible booking options + extras

Key Details

  • Year founded: 1979
  • No. Students: 1600 / summer
  • Accommodation: University & Boarding School
  • Age Range: 10-18
  • Hours of Tuition / wk: 25
  • Typical Duration: 2 weeks

Dates & Fees

  • Fees from: 1560 / week
  • Dates: June - August
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Age Range: 10-18
Accreditations and Awards
British Council
English UK
English UK Young Learners
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