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Academic, Drama, Music & Sport Performance

Academic Performance

The Buchan School assesses pupils against national comparisons using the GL Assessment package. The school has out-performed standardised expectations in mathematics, English and science in each of the last three years. The headline statistics for 2018 were as follows:

Sport Performance

INTER SCHOOL SPORTS COMPETITIONS 2016/17

Southern School Competitions – 7 competing schools

Under 8 Southern Schools’ Tennis - 1st
Under 9 Southern Schools’ Hockey   = 1st
Under 11 Southern Schools’ Netball - 1st
Under 11 Southern Schools’ Football - 1st

Isle of Man Competitions – 33 competing schools

Under 11 Isle of Man Netball - 1st
Under 10 & Under 11 Isle of Man Swimming - 1st 

INTER SCHOOL SPORTS COMPETITIONS 2018

Southern School Competitions – 7 competing schools

Under 11 Southern Schools’ Netball - 1st
Under 11 Southern Schools’ Football - 1st

Isle of Man Competitions – 33 competing Schools

Under 10 & Under 11 Isle of Man Swimming - 1st 
Under 11 Isle of Man Cross Country – Girls - 1st
Under 11 Isle of Man Cross Country – Girls & Boys - 3rd

UK COMPETITIONS

U10 IAPS Invitational Netball Tournament (2 teams) - 1st & 4th 

INTER SCHOOL SPORTS COMPETITIONS 2019

UK COMPETITIONS

U11 IAPS Regional Netball Championship - 1st

Drama Performance

LAMDA Exam results

2014            100% Distinction Form 3 and Form 4
2015            80% Distinction Form 3 and Form 4 20% Merit
2016            80% Distinction Form 3 and Form 4 20% Merit
2017            100% Distinction Form 3 and Form 4
2018            100% Distinction Form 4

Music Performance

Music Theory ABRSM Exams

2016  100% pass   50% Distinction
2017  100% pass   55% Distinction
2018  100% pass   52% Distinction

Music Practical ABRSM Exams

2016  100% pass   From Pre Test to Grade 4
2017  100% pass   From Pre Test to Grade 4
2018  100% pass   From Pre Test to Grade 4

The Manx Guild 2018

Boys’ Choir - 1st
Girls’ Choir - 1st
School Orchestra - 1st
Eagles Choir - 2nd
Bluebirds Choir - 2nd

Individual successes on the guild board outside the gym.

Barnardo’s 2017. Barbican Centre
Barnardo’s 2018. Royal Albert Hall

Currently the school has five choirs and an orchestra and there have been numerous successes at The Guild in recent years. The choirs have performed at the Villa Marina, Peel Cathedral and both the Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican. Pupils from our school orchestra have also played in the KWC orchestra and Manx Youth orchestra.

They learn, they have fun, they always want to go back. children love this school.

James P