Sedbergh Prep School - Cycling

We provide

A unique educational experience

Co-educational Pre-Prep & Prep School for children aged 3 to 13
Offering day, flexi, weekly and full boarding options


Fun. Amazing. Unique

Discover boarding at Sedbergh Prep

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We provide

A sense of adventure both in and outside the classroom

Click below to discover more reasons to choose Sedbergh Prep

Pre Prep

We are proud to be at

the start of a very important journey

Building strong foundations for all-round achievement

Welcome to Sedbergh Preparatory School

"Welcome to the website of Sedbergh Prep, a school with a very special atmosphere and sense of family. We believe passionately in the qualities that contribute to this sense of teamwork and belonging – endeavour, kindness, resilience, empathy. Nestled in a magnificent location amongst the fells and bordering the River Lune, Sedbergh Prep provides breathing space for its pupils, aged from 3 to 13, to enjoy childhood whilst providing a forward-looking and ambitious curriculum."

"Stunning facilities and a team of dedicated staff combine to bring learning to life at our school. Teachers know the individual strengths and character of each child to ensure that every lesson challenges and engages them, opening the door to their potential. Happiness and well-being are the cornerstone of academic success and our children are given the confidence to believe in themselves and follow their dreams. Outside of the classroom, our boys and girls throw their heart and soul into everything they do at Sedbergh Prep - from the theatre to the riding arena or rugby pitch, they will try something new and perhaps learn something about themselves in the process."

"The boarding houses are alive with laughter and contribute so much to our community. Pupils can choose from a wide variety of boarding options at any stage that suits them and make the most of the opportunities that this provides. Under the careful eye of our House parents and in the company of their friends, children leave Sedbergh Prep as fine young men and women."

"I hope that you enjoy the chance to explore the website and pick up a flavour of what makes our school so special. A visit in person will soon confirm all that you see here and more – I look forward to welcoming you."

Will Newman BA(Ed) Hons MA


Bunday Family

Meet Mr Bunday and Family

OUR NEW HOUSEMASTER FROM SEPTEMBER 2024 Name: Mr Rupert Bunday BSc, iPGCEEmail: Rupert is excited to be taking over as Housemaster of Cressbrook from September 2024. Many of you will...
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The Prep School Epic 2024 – Challenge and Reward on the Fells

Blue skies appeared above Sedbergh Prep School on Saturday 27th April 2024, offering perfect conditions for the School’s annual Epic run (also known as the Prepic) for Years 7 and...
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Getting to know our incoming Headmistress Mrs Martin

As we came to the end of a busy Lent Term, we were delighted to welcome incoming Headmistress, Mrs Kate Martin, to Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School. We sat down to...

"This is a warm and friendly prep where children are encouraged to reach their academic potential, explore a vast array of interests and enjoy the magnificent great outdoors which surrounds them."

Good Schools Guide

"Sending (our son) to Cressbrook might well rank as the best decision we've ever taken in (his) best interest. It has unquestionably developed him as a young man."


“You get the best out of every child, whatever their strengths.”


"Full boarding for our daughter has given her outstanding opportunities and her confidence has grown visibly throughout the last year."