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200 Years of Casterton School

199 years ago, Casterton School was founded by Reverend Carus Wilson as the 'Clergy Daughters' School' in Cowan Bridge.

His aim was to educate daughters of financially disadvantaged clergymen, and the Brontë sisters are perhaps, its most famous alumnae.  It moved to its site at Casterton in 1833, having opened its doors in 1823 with its official "opening" in 1824.

In the next 199 years, the School developed and adapted as it grew into the independent girls' school remembered by so many.  2013 brought Casterton into the Sedbergh family, and it became the the Prep School location for a growing number of boys and girls.

We will celebrate 200 years of Casterton School and girls' education in 2023 with a series of events culminating in a Gala Ball and Founder's Weekend on 24 & 25 June 2023.  Links to tickets for these events will be available in early December and please complete the form below to join the 200th anniversary mailing list.

We are delighted to be welcoming you back to visit us; parents, past and present, alumnae, staff and friends of Casterton.  Do join us for what will be a fantastic year!

If you have any questions, would like to get in contact with the organising committee or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at casterton200@sedberghschool.org

Founder's Weekend Events:

Saturday 24th June

12:30pm Lunch in Pavilion

2:00pm  Hockey tournament

3:30pm  Netball match

5:30pm  Drinks reception

6:30pm  Gala dinner in marquee

11:00pm Carriages

 

Sunday 25th June

10:00am Coffee in School library

10.40am Banner procession from the School to the Church in honour of Casterton tradition

10:45am Church service

12:00pm Buffet lunch

1:00pm Walk to Tunstall Church

3:00pm Meet at Lunesdale Arms

4:30pm Weekend draws to a close

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