Every Day is a Taster Day

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Experience all The Buchan School and King William’s College has to offer by joining us for a bespoke taster day tailored to your child’s interests!

With a varied extra-curricular and co-curricular programme, an experienced and dedicated team of pastoral and teaching staff and an average class size of 15, enjoy a taster day at our school and learn more about our special community and school spirit.

To book now or for further information please contact us by emailing admissions@kwc.im or calling 820110.

Why choose The Buchan School?

  • Superb facilities in over 13 acres of private grounds
  • Average class size of 15
  • Specialist subject teachers across the curriculum
  • Exceptional level of pastoral care and learning support
  • Strong focus on personal development – behaviour, articulacy, confidence and imagination
  • Extensive extra-curricular programme
  • Languages taught from nursery upwards
  • Specialist Music, Art and Drama tuition
  • Proud history of sporting achievements both on and off Island
  • Preparation for Common Entrance examinations
  • Minibus, Breakfast and after-school clubs from 8am to 5.30pm and holiday clubs

Why choose King William's College?

  • The highest achieving Isle of Man School and one of the most established and successful IB schools in the British Isles.
  • Pupils study IGCSEs in Year 11 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.
  • Sixth Form entry requirement: six IGCSEs grade C or above.
  • An international environment with students from more than 20 different countries.
  • Average class size: 15 (IGCSE) and 10 (IB).
  • Excellent pastoral care in a small, strong community.
  • Chance to try boarding and gain experience of living away from home before going to university.


We seek to offer a distinctive education of the highest quality and are able to cater for a broad range of students. With a strong sense of community our students are provided with the tools to help them flourish.

Choosing the right school for your child is a life defining decision. We understand that this experience can be daunting, so our admissions process has been designed to be as simple and transparent as possible.

We provide financial assistance and Bursary requests are considered on a confidential case-by-case basis. Applications are means-tested and reviewed annually and focus on the financial position, as well as other circumstances of the family.

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