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TJ Navigates a Path Towards Economics and Life as an Entrepreneur

With dreams of applying to the London School of Economics, TJ, who lives in Uganda, joined Sedbergh in Year 9, and is studying for maths, economics and physics A levels....
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Unlocking the Path to a Promising Future in Law

Ella was one of our top-performing GCSE pupils of 2023 and she is now studying for English, Psychology, Geography and Biology A Levels with her plan being to pursue a...
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Jess Finds Excitement in Studying Things That Fly Fast and High

Jess came to Sedbergh from a very small Scottish prep school, St Mary's Melrose - with about 100 pupils - in year 9. A self-described, 'country girl' Jess felt Sedbergh...
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Sara dreams of being Editor-in-Chief of a fashion magazine

Sara dreams of being Editor-in-Chief of a top fashion magazine. While she thinks of herself as indecisive, Sara has an exceptionally clear picture of what areas of communications do and...
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Old Sedberghian: Maria Mendoza, Architect

Maria Mendoza, now a successful architect working in London, credits her time at Sedbergh with developing the resilience that has helped her through her challenging studies. I first started at...
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An Interest in Biology Leads International Pupil, Leo, to Study Medicine in Cyprus

After Brexit made UK medical schools unaffordable, Leo, an international student from Germany, successfully applied to a medical school in Cyprus. Leo's initial interest in studying medicine stemmed from a...
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The Way Behaviour Shapes Children Drives Ella to Study Psychology

Ella joined Sedbergh in Year 10 is hoping to pursue a career as a psychologist - specifically the way behaviour shapes children as they grow up. She's done work experience...
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Gifted Singer, Joe, Follows his Dream of a Career Singing

Joe, one of Sedbergh's only Choral Scholars, has been recognised by the Junior Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) with the prestigious Sylvia Swiffin Award, for outstanding progress. Joe -...
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Ethan has found his calling in Cyber Security

Having joined Sedbergh in Year 9, Ethan says that he always a person who had ideas of what career he was interested in, but none of his ideas felt totally...
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George, a talented economist sees his future in economics or finance

George joined Sedbergh in Year 9 and has always loved economics. He is studying Economics, Maths and Psychology at A level with a view to applying to university to complete...
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Outstanding Scholar Jack is Preparing to Study Engineering at University

Jack joined Sedbergh at the start of year 12 and has lost no time establishing himself as role model of the values that define Sedbergh: humility, ambition, resilience and kindness....
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Passionate Geneticist, Benedict, Looks to Study Medicine

Benedict of Winder House has a long-standing interest in genetics and he followed this passion to complete his Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) on gene editing in year 12. He is...