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Ten Reasons to Choose Sedbergh Prep

1. A spirit of adventure Through careful and sensitive teaching, we aim to foster a spirit of adventure, both in and outside the classroom. Our curriculum is ambitious and equips pupils with...
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Visit By Local MP, Tim Farron

Our local Member of Parliament, Tim Farron, recently visited the Prep School to lead an assembly about democracy, its importance and to give an overview of the system of liberal...
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LAMDA Pupils Achieve 100% Distinctions

A huge congratulations to our 44 pupils, from Reception through to Year 8, who recently took their London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) exams earlier in the Summer...
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Virtual Speech Day 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...
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Sedbergh Prep Pupils Trained by Olympic Dressage Rider

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,...
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How We Develop a Love of Learning in Reception

By Nick Goligher, Assistant Head As a teacher of Primary-age children, one of the most important things we all aim to instil is a love of learning, a trait that...
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Seven Tips for Remote Learning in Lockdown

By Nick Goligher, Assistant Head During this period of remote learning away from the classroom, schools and teachers are working furiously to utilise and adapt their experience from 2020 to...
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Friends of Sedbergh Prep Present Their Online Raffle and Auction

The School's parent group, The Friends of Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School, have taken their traditional Christmas raffle online this year and would like to invite parents, families and friends to...
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What is a Prep School? (and answers to other questions about Preparatory Schools)

What is a prep school? Preparatory, or prep, schools are UK independent schools that are the equivalent to primary and middle schools in the state education sector. As their name suggests, preparatory (prep) schools are schools whose main...
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Be a Star This Christmas: Salvation Army Present Appeal

This Christmas, Sedbergh Prep School is supporting the Kendal Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal. Families are invited to get involved by adding an extra Christmas present to their shopping list....
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Reception Develop Their Computer Skills

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...
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Mindfulness During Covid-19 Lockdown: Why you should start today and resources to help

Does this sound like your life at the moment? The children need help accessing an online maths program, someone has just knocked over a cup of tea, the dishes from breakfast are...