A tragic day at Old Buckenham Hall

Old Buckenham Hall is nestled between fields and villages in the picturesque Suffolk countryside. And though the summer has been warm and sunny, there is a cold, dark secret about the place. This secret is of a crime most terrible – murder!!

But why? And who? And how?

These are the questions the student detectives of Old Buckenham Hall need to answer! Watch as the students interview the suspects to uncover the truth…


The butler opens the door.

Who dunnit!?


Activities round-up

These video clips were taken during afternoon and evening activities.

The students unleash a volley of arrows in archery:

A flag gets captured:


In Britten Hall, an intensive came of corner hockey is in play:


Followed by an equally high-powered dodgeball session:

Over in the Old Gym, there’s a zumba class in progress:


Meanwhile, in the art room, a sing-a-long breaks out:

High stakes at the OBH casino

Students tested their luck and skill with their OBH pounds at casino night! The students played games, including a horse race, to win money for a mystery auction at the end of the night.

Feeling flush

Meg hosts ‘Chase the ace’


Ian counts to 21 on the Blackjack table.

Roll the dice

Do you feel lucky?


Wheel of fortune turn turn turn…


Higher or lower? Find out, as Keaghan deals the cards!

What have I done??

Constantin counts the last of his OBH pounds.

And there’s much hilarity down at the Britten Hall race track!



At the end of the night, the students used their winnings to bid on some mystery items. An enthusiastic Jan really wants to win the auction!


After the house meeting, the auction winners enjoy their healthy surpise!



Saturday afternoon activities

In the shade of the trees, Nick referees a game of ultimate hoop:


Amina, Russia’s greatest golfer, explains what she’s going to do:
(quiet video – please turn up your volume)


Meanwhile, in the art studio, Haley and her team are busy creating British food:


Delicious! Almost as good as the real thing! But Louise has a message for anyone tempted to eat them..