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.


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Visit By Local MP, Tim Farron

By Emma | September 13, 2021

Local MP, Tim Farron, recently visited the Prep School to lead an assembly about democracy.

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LAMDA Pupils Achieve 100% Distinctions

By Emma | July 9, 2021

All 44 LAMDA pupils, from Reception to Year 8, received distinctions this summer.

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Virtual Speech Day 2021

By Emma | July 7, 2021

Our Speech Day in 2021 will be another virtual affair, with the video premiering at 10:00 on Saturday 10th July. We do hope you can join us from home, as we announce academic, effort, sports, performing arts and extra-curricular awards. We will also be running through the Year 8 pupils with Roles of Additional Responsibility…

Dressage visitor

Sedbergh Prep Pupils Trained by Olympic Dressage Rider

By Emma | May 19, 2021

Ex-Olympian Emma Hindle, an experienced dressage rider who competed for Great Britain at both the Athens and Beijing Games, recently took time out of her busy schedule to visit Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School. Despite currently competing for selection at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Emma had kindly offered to coach a number of Prep School pupils,…


Sedbergh School Isoty Finalists

Sedbergh School Named as Finalist at ISOTY Awards

By Matthew Burns | September 16, 2021

It has recently been announced that Sedbergh School has been named as a finalist at this year’s Independent School of the Year (ISOTY) Awards in the International Student Experience category. Sedbergh School has enjoyed recent success at the ISOTY awards, winning the Sporting Achievement award in 2018 and a year later, coming away with two…

Bo in action for Sedbergh

Bo named in England Hockey U18 Observation Squad

By Matthew Burns | September 13, 2021

Year 12 pupil, Bo, has recently been named in England Hockey’s Under-18 Observation Squad. Her selection comes off the back of some impressive displays in the Future’s Cup, where she played for Pennine Pumas with her sister, Hattie. England Hockey Junior Talent Development Manager, Dieter Hill, has said ““After a torrid 18 months for junior…

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GCSE results day success at Sedbergh School

By Matthew Burns | August 12, 2021

Following on from the success of Tuesday’s A Level results, Sedbergh is once again celebrating as we congratulate all those who received their GCSE results today. We are pleased to report another fantastic set of results for this year’s cohort. With 97% of our pupils earning grades 9-4. On average, each pupil achieved 9 passes (grade…

Year 13 pupils on Sedbergh School Cloisters

Record High A Level Results Success

By Matthew Burns | August 10, 2021

Sedbergh School are delighted to celebrate the achievements of its Year 13 pupils’ A Level results today with a 100% overall pass rate, including 90% achieving A*/Di* – C/M. Sedbergh School Headmaster, Mr Harrison, shared his delight saying; “We are absolutely delighted with the results from this year’s Upper Sixth. This has been a very…