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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Safe at Sedbergh Prep School

By Emma | May 28, 2020

As we look forward to welcoming back pupils in Reception and Years 1 and 6 on Monday 1st June, we are pleased to share with you our Safe at Sedbergh Prep document. The purpose of this is to provide information and reassurance about our action plan to guard against Covid-19 during this first phase of…

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Sedbergh Prep School Virtual Open Day: 3rd June

By Emma | May 28, 2020

Sedbergh Prep School Virtual Open Day Registration Form Due to the high level of demand, we will be holding another virtual Open Day on Wednesday 3rd June from 3:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet our staff and ask questions about Sedbergh Prep School. Virtual attendees will be invited to attend a live…


Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 22 May 2020

By Matthew Burns | May 22, 2020

Dear Parent The whistle has blown for half time and the teams are jogging back to the changing rooms. A couple of them have picked up a knock or two, their team mates are slapping them on the back and they will be ready for a Lucozade. Meanwhile, the coaches have shouted themselves horse, the…

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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 15 May 2020

By Matthew Burns | May 15, 2020

Dear Parent As we come to the end of Week 4, the half term break is in sight; I know a lot of pupils, parents and staff will be looking forward to this welcome respite.  Our pupils are bringing energy and enthusiasm to their lessons and we know that this is not always easy, given…


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Lancashire County Cricket Club Outgrounds – Sedbergh School

By Matthew Burns | May 26, 2020

This is a segment taken from an article written by Malcolm Lorimer & Ken Grime for Lancashire County Cricket Club. You can read their full article here. In 2019, Sedbergh School became the twelfth ground used by Lancashire to stage a first-class match away from our headquarters at Emirates Old Trafford. It was Cameron Bancroft who,…

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Sedbergh RS Pupils send Postcards of Kindness

By Matthew Burns | May 19, 2020

Year 9 and 10 Religious Studies (RS) pupils have recently been taking part in the ‘Postcards of Kindness’ initiative, as part of reading and handwriting week. Postcards of Kindness is an initiative that asks people to write and send postcards to residents of care homes. And while it’s a small gesture, the resulting deliveries bring…

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Sedbergh International Summer School Launch Sedbergh Online

By Matthew Burns | May 15, 2020

Sedbergh International Summer School is now offering a brand new four-week online course: Sedbergh Online. The course will run from 6th July to 31st July (minimum 1 week booking). This has been developed for international students aged between 8 and 17 who wish to continue improving their English in a fun and communicative way while…

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Sedbergh School Second Virtual Open Day

By Matthew Burns | May 7, 2020

Sedbergh School Virtual Open Day Registration Form We warmly invite you to join our second Virtual Open Day on Saturday 16th May 2020 from 9:15am. As we find ourselves in unprecedented times, Sedbergh Senior School is proactively trying to find ways it can operate as normally as possible. An extensive home learning programme has been…