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GCSE joy for Sedberghians

It is another week of celebration here at Sedbergh. Following on from last week’s A Level results, today we celebrate and congratulate those who have received their GCSE results this...

Sedbergh celebrates academic success

Following another fantastic year, Sedbergh are delighted to celebrate the achievements of its pupils A Level results. The overall pass rate for this year's results sits at over 98%, with...

Season of success for Sedbergh Athletics

It has been quite the year for the athletes at Sedbergh School. An unprecedented year of success with multiple records broken, competitions won and a record number of national finalists....
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Chapel Choir complete memorable USA tour

The Chapel Choir returned last week from a highly successful and most memorable trip to the east coast of the United States of America. This follows another prosperous year at...

Lancashire v Durham Review

We look back on the historic four-day County Championship encounter between Lancashire and Durham with enormous pride. The overcast conditions on day one did not deter spectators, nor did it...

Pupils to attend England Hockey Performance Centre

Current Sedbergh Prep School pupil, Tom Newman, and former Sedbergh Prep School (now current Sedbergh Senior School) pupil, James Corrigan, have been selected to attend the England Hockey Under-15 Performance...

A New Sustainability Agenda for Schools?

[Blog post created by Andrew Fleck - Sedbergh School Principal] During the last year, children all around the World have expressed their desire for political and commercial action to halt...

Headmaster’s speech – Prizegiving 2019

This recent term has been dominated in many respects by public examinations, with pupils in Year 11 sitting their GCSE examinations and those in Year 13 focusing on their final...

Principal’s speech – Prizegiving 2019

Chairman, Headmaster, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for allowing me to speak at Speech Day. This is the culmination of a year during which Sedberghians have achieved the highest levels...

Lancashire v Durham preview

Excitement has been building all week in anticipation of the historic fixture taking place here between Lancashire and Durham. Fresh off the back of their win away at Sussex this...

Pale Blue Dot

[The below is taken from a School assembly delivered by School Chaplin, Rev. Paul Sweeting] Michael Collins was the 3rd man on the Apollo mission to the moon.  He stayed...

Interviews for first timers: Trick questions and being the best you

[ Blog post created by Abigail Thornton - Sedbergh School HR Manager ] Believe it or not, it’s not easy being the interviewer; we want you to like us too!! We...