Preparatory school

Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School is a co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 3 to 13, accepting boarders from 7 years old.

Click here for an overview of Sedbergh Preparatory School.

Senior school

Sedbergh School was established in 1525 and is a co-educational full boarding school for pupils aged 13 to 18 offering the GCSE and A level curriculum.

Click here for an overview of Sedbergh Senior School.

international summer school

Sedbergh International Summer School is for children aged between 8 and 17 and is an English and activites based programme which is fully accredited by the British Council.

Click here for an overview of the Summer School.

organising your virtual visit

We are delighted to be able to give our overseas parents the opportunity to explore Sedbergh School and Sedbergh Prep School via a virtual visit.

During the virtual visit, parents will have a personal presentation and Q&A session with the Headmaster and a representative from the Admissions team; additional appointments with Housesparents and Heads of Department can also be arranged. We are able to accommodate video calls via Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp, WeChat and Line.

In the meantime, you may watch a selection of our videos below.

If you have any questions please email:

If you would like to register for a 'Virtual Visit' please complete the form and a member of the Admissions team will be in touch.


  • Meeting Request

  • Video Call Preference





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Dispelling Old-Fashioned Notions of the Relevance of Boarding School in the Modern Educational Landscape

By Sharon-lee Lukas | November 9, 2023

Boarding schools have been a part of the education landscape for centuries, offering an immersive and comprehensive educational experience. Nonetheless, boarding is sometimes perceived as old-fashioned, and people can have mixed views.


Empowering Young Learners: Computing and Technology at Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School

By Sharon-lee Lukas | October 12, 2023

Parents’ interest in their children learning about ‘technology’ and coding has grown significantly in recent years.

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What is Kindness and Why It Matters

By Emma | September 21, 2023

Kindness is a compassionate and positive virtue that involves treating others with empathy, understanding, and consideration – without expecting anything in return. We say that kindness is the most important of the Ways of the Wolf; if you can be anything, be kind. Our Headmaster, Will Newman, talks about teaching children that kindness is their…

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Sedbergh Staff Take on ‘The Quad’ to Raise Money for Siobhan’s Trust

By Sharon-lee Lukas | July 27, 2023

In July, 18 staff (including some spouses) competed in the Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon (The Quad) – “an exhilarating test of stamina, strength and fitness through some of the most spectacular and historic areas of the Scottish Highlands”.


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Bravery, Creativity and Freedom: the Essence of Hockey at Sedbergh

By Sharon-lee Lukas | November 24, 2023

Nick Davey, Director of Hockey, talks through the philosophy of hockey at Sedbergh and his belief in the need to be free to make mistakes and to make decisions.

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What is Resilience and Why Does it Matter?

By Sharon-lee Lukas | November 16, 2023

Resilience is the third of our HARK values. Resilience is the ability to adapt, bounce back, and recover from adversity, challenges, or setbacks. It is the capacity to withstand and navigate through difficult situations, stressors, and changes while maintaining your overall well-being and psychological health.

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EQuest Education Group and Sedbergh School International Limited to Collaborate on British Educational Programs in Vietnam 

By Sharon-lee Lukas | November 14, 2023

EQuest Education Group and Sedbergh School International Limited in England, United Kingdom today announced a collaboration to offer British educational programs in Vietnam.

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Unveiling ‘Chemical Curiosities’: A New Academic Society to Nurture Sedbergh Pupil’s Passion for Chemistry

By Sharon-lee Lukas | November 13, 2023

Three enthusiastic scientists from the school; Jack, Mason, and Benedict, have joined forces to establish “Chemical Curiosities,” a fresh academic society. Their aim is to create a platform that ensures the school’s dedicated chemists have the opportunity to nurture their interests both now and in the future.