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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Sedbergh Prep Chronicle: Have you got your copy?

By Emma | September 6, 2022

The first Sedbergh Prep Chronicle is released. Have you read The Word of the Wolf newsletter yet?


From Kirkby Lonsdale to the Ukrainian border

By Emma | May 27, 2022

Prep School parent’s report of his recent humanitarian trip to deliver donations to the Polish Ukrainian border


Prep School Celebrates Excellent Educational Quality Inspection

By Emma | April 21, 2022

Sedbergh Prep School has been ranked ‘Excellent’ in its recent inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate for the quality of the pupils’ academic education and their personal development.

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Year 5 Bring History to Life with Aztec Day

By Matthew Burns | March 8, 2022

Year 5 pupils immersed themselves in a day full of Aztec activities recently, taking what they had learned in the classroom and applying it to a wide range of practical activities, all organised by Year 5 teacher, Mrs Follett. The first activity of the day, like it is in most modern households, was to make…



Year 12 pupil joins RNCM Saturday Programme

By Matthew Burns | September 22, 2022

Joe, Year 12 pupil in Hart House, has recently started the Junior Royal Northern College of Music, to study Voice, on their Juniors Saturday Programme. Founded in 1973 through the merger of the Royal Manchester College of Music and Northern School of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) is continually recognised as one…

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In Loving Memory: Mel Corrigan

By Matthew Burns | September 20, 2022

It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of Mel Corrigan, who died peacefully last night at home with her family.  Mel worked in the Learning Support Department from September 2014 and was an inspirational teacher to many pupils there over the years.  She will be missed by many who will remember her…


Old Sedberghian Harry Brook makes England Test Cricket Debut

By Matthew Burns | September 19, 2022

Old Sedberghian and current Yorkshire Cricket star Harry Brook joined his new England Test teammates for the final match in the three-match series against South Africa. Before the match started, Brook received his test cap from his Yorkshire teammate, Joe Root who shared some nice words about Brook saying; “enjoy every minute of this, we’re…

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Sedbergh School pupils excel in GCSE Results

By Matthew Burns | August 25, 2022

After celebrating the A-Level results of our Upper Sixth last week, today is the turn of our Year 11 pupils who have received their GCSE results. We are delighted to report a fantastic set of results for this cohort, with 38.6% of grades marked 9 – 7 (A* -A) and 93.3% of grades marked 9…