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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Reception Develop Their Computer Skills

By Emma | October 12, 2020

Our Reception pupils recently visited one of the School’s new IT Suites and spent some time learning how to use a mouse. They quickly mastered this, whilst honing their mark making abilities, exercises which help to develop their fine motor skills. The children were amazing, listening to instructions & quickly developing new capabilities to support…

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Virtual Speech Day 2020

By Matthew Burns | July 6, 2020

On Saturday 04 July 2020, Sedbergh Prep School and Sedbergh School hosted their first ever Virtual Speech Day. As well as the two prize giving and speech day ceremonies, there is also a special virtual speech day chapel service. Thank you to everyone who joined us live on Saturday to watch along. If you missed…

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Girls’ & Boys’ Games 2019/20

By Emma | June 30, 2020

We hope you enjoy this video round up of our competitive games programme from 2019/20. Although shorter than normal due to Covid-19, we all still managed to have great fun representing Sedbergh Prep!


Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 19 June 2020

By Matthew Burns | June 19, 2020

Dear all It has been a very full-on week for us here at Casterton as we prepare ourselves for some wider re-opening of the School. We are looking forward to seeing more children back through the gates and getting one step closer towards normality. I otherwise find myself returning to the subject of running this…


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Fraser joins England Athletics Youth Talent Programme

By Matthew Burns | October 7, 2020

Year 12 pupil, Fraser (Sedgewick), has taken his first steps on the England Athletics talent pathway after successfully being selected to join their Youth Talent Programme for the next two years. The Youth Talent Programme (YTP) is designed to meet the needs of identified and talented athletes aged between 16 and 18 years old. The…

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Sedbergh wins Best Community Work Award

By Matthew Burns | October 7, 2020

This week, it was announced that we have won ‘Best Community Work Award’ at the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) Awards 2020! As well as winning this award, Sedbergh were also Highly Commended for the ‘Wellbeing & Mental Health’ award. The judges were impressed with our vast community work, in particular our charity campaign #SedberghGivesBack –…

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Operating in a ‘Covid-era’

By Matthew Burns | October 2, 2020

Sedbergh School for the last six months has been eerie without the general hubbub of happy children going about their lives and we have been delighted to welcome our pupils back. We realised it would not be easy but after a very successful term of virtual teaching, we were eager to return to some degree…

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Sedbergh players Selected in England U18 Development Camp

By Matthew Burns | September 11, 2020

Three Sedberghians have been named in the England Under 18 Development Camp squad, where they will meet up in York at the end of this month (26 & 27 September). Ollie (S), James (S) and club captain Louie (W) have all been selected as part of the 22-man squad. 44 players have been selected in…