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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 TICKETS now on sale

Joins us on 24th and 25th June 2023!

Founder’s Weekend INCLUDING tickets to the Gala Ball:
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Founder’s Weekend Activities EXCLUDING the Gala Ball:
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Casterton200 Gala Ball only:
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