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Headmaster's Blog - Friday 17th November
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Headmaster's Blog - Friday 17th November

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Kids’ Lit Quiz Competition, 2017
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Kids’ Lit Quiz Competition, 2017

Headmaster's Blog - Friday 10th November
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Headmaster's Blog - Friday 10th November

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National Schools Equestrian Championships 2017
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National Schools Equestrian Championships 2017

Headmaster's Blog - Friday 20th October
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Headmaster's Blog - Friday 20th October

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461 Runners Compete at the Invitational Cross-Country
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On Thursday Sedbergh Prep School hosted our annual Northern Invitational Cross-Country event. On a muddy, but firm course, which became slippy as the rain fell after the first 3 races, all the runners had to dig deep. 

Headmaster's Blog - Friday 13th October
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Headmaster's Blog - Friday 13th October

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Year 7 and 8 Trip to Theatre on the Lake, Keswick
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Read more about the Year 7 & 8 Theatre trip to watch 'As You Like It' in Keswick.

Dorothea Beale Lecture
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Read more about the Dorothea Beale Lecture that took place at Sedbergh Prep School.

NSEA Championship Qualifiers
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Find out more about how the Sedbergh Equestrian Team got on at the NSEA Championship Qualifiers... 

LAMDA Results
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Amazing LAMDA results from Sedbergh Prep Pupils'. 

Author Visit: Nigel Hinton
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Author Visit - Nigel Hinton. Pupils in Years 3-8 were lucky enough to meet the award wining author, Nigel Hinton. An inspirational day for the Sedbergh Prep pupils!

Sponsored Walk 2017
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The annual Sedbergh Prep Sponsored Walk....a memorable day for all!

Leadership Day with Captain Lydiate and 4 LANCS
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Leadership Day with Captain Lydiate and 4 LANCS. Read more here...

U9 Sports Team Success
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Read more about the U9 Sports' Team Success....

In celebration of #NationalBoardingWeek....
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Life as a boarder at Sedbergh Prep!

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Half Term success for tennis ace James!
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Half term success for tennis ace James!

Salters Chemistry Competition
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Salters Chemistry Competition - Lancaster University

Inter-house Academic Challenge – Friday 19th May 2017
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Inter-House Academic Challenge. Read more...

GROUND BREAKING SCIENCE AT SEDBERGH PREP
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Britain produces good scientists. For proof of that, you need look no further than the Edinburgh-born and educated Sir Fraser Stoddart, who was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work developing molecular machinery. 

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National County Show Jumping Championships, Buckinghamshire.
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National County Show Jumping Championships, Buckinghamshire.

Pony Camp with Sedbergh Equestrian
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Our traditional Pony Club Camp offers children the opportunity to experience a week of fun and excitement, whist learning and developing their equine skills.

House Poetry Reciting Competition, March 2017
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The House Poetry Reciting Competition culminated in a highly entertaining and memorable Final on Friday afternoon which took place in front of the whole School in the Tom Penny Theatre.

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Sporting success at Sedbergh Prep
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What a week for sporting success at Sedbergh Prep...

Great Britain Call Up for Tennis Ace James
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James Griffin in Year 8 was called up on Saturday into the Great Britain U13 National Training Squad for a 4 day intensive residential camp at The Lawn Tennis Association `s £40m flagship National Training Centre in Roehampton.

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Three National Cross-Country Titles at Malvern
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Three National Cross-Country Titles at Malvern

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Announcing the new Headmaster of Sedbergh Prep School
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After two days of intensive exercises and interviews last week, I am pleased to announce that Will Newman (42) will become Headmaster of Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School on 1 September 2017.

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Cressbrook House Lecture by Will Carling
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Will Carling is (of course) a legend of the rugby pitch, but he is also something more than that – an alumnus of Sedbergh School.

Rising saxophone star's masterclass aims to inspire
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Rising saxophone star's masterclass aims to inspire

Phenomenal Turn Out at Cross Country Trials
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Phenomenal Turn Out at Cross Country Trials

Thank you to everyone who joined us at today's Cross Country Trials - what a great afternoon! Well Done to all pupils who participated, we had some fantastic results. 29 schools competed and we had over 500 runners.

Under 13 Hockey Girls become County Champions!
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Under 13 Hockey Girls become County Champions!
Kids' Lit Quiz
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On Wednesday afternoon, two teams of pupils from the Prep School travelled to Pendle Vale College, Nelson, to compete in the Regional Kids’ Lit Competition against 25 other teams.

Prep School Aegon Tennis Team finish 9th in the country
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At the start of the year 3000 teams started in the 2016 Aegon Team Tennis Schools Year 8 & 10 championships and this year has seen Sedbergh produce their best ever performance.

Michael Morpurgo visit brings storytelling to life
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Pupils at Sedbergh Prep were delighted to meet celebrated children's author Michael Morpurgo last week.

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Hammond Cup Rifle Shooting 2016 Champions
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We are delighted to announce that Sedbergh Prep are now the 2016 Hammond Cup Shooting Champions. 

Salter's Chemistry Competition
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On Tuesday 10th May, four of our aspiring scientists travelled to the John Moore University, Liverpool for the Salter’s Science Competition. They were: Edward, Rhys, Sarah, and Alice. Entrants for this competition are from a number of schools in the North West of England and the pupils are typically drawn from Year 8 and 9 classes.

 

A Week in Cressbrook House (Boys’ Boarding House)
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A Week in Cressbrook House (Boys’ Boarding House)

Ski Trip 2016
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After a hectic lent term, 47 Sedbergh Prep parents and children met at Manchester Airport on Saturday 26th of March, to embark on a family ski trip to Bormio, Italy.

EASTER SUCCESS FOR TENNIS ACE JAMES!
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James Griffin in Year 7 has spent most of the Easter holidays competing in both Manchester and Newcastle playing a staggering 30 matches including five in one day.

LAMDA SUCCESS FOR SEDBERGH PREP PUPILS
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We are delighted to announce that our pupils have gained fantastic results in their LAMDA Examinations this term obtaining 13 Distinctions and 5 Merits. Well done to all!

MURDER AT THE HOTEL CRUMHORN - Year 6 & 7 Play.
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Murder at the Hotel Crumhorn opened to a live audience on 7th & 8th March making it a roaring success. 

Fraser is crowned National Prep School Cross Country Champion
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Fraser is crowned National Prep School Cross Country Champion

A World of Futures
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Please watch out latest Prep School video - A World of Futures

Sedbergh Prep win the South Lakeland District Trials
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An astonishing 385 primary school children from the South Lakeland District competed at Sedbergh Prep on Wednesday in the annual cross-country trials. After all the wet weather of late, we were particularly blessed with a fine, mild day. 

Squash Success for James - North West U11 3rd Place
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On Saturday 14th November James, Year 6, took part in the England Squash North West Regional (Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester) Under 11 Competition. James was very successful managing third place.

STORM STRAKER (L) RETURNS FROM NSEA AS NATIONAL CHAMPION
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Sedbergh School returned from the four-day National Schools Equestrian Championships last week ranking eighth in the country and with a National Champion, Storm Straker, in the team. 

Equestrian Success
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Read all about our Equestrian Success...

Fraser wins English Schools Title
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Fraser wins ESFR championship

Leadership Day - 4 Para
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We welcomed Major J. Tancrel and the gentlemen of 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment on Tuesday 8th September - great leadership programme designed for our Year 7s & 8s. 

Welcome to our new Library...
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Welcome to our new Library...

Read our report...
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Read the full recent report for Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School from The Good Schools Guide...

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