Sedbergh School is a co-educational independent school in Cumbria, a county of northern England. The school was established in 1525 by the then Provost of Eton College, Roger Lupton. Its unique boarding system provides all-round care for its boarding students, while the school’s facilities and natural surroundings allow students to develop their interests in sports, music and the arts. Sedbergh School comprises a kindergarten, a prep school and a senior school.
Throughout its history, Sedbergh School has produced many notable alumni in different fields, including Charlotte Brontë and Emily Brontë, Lord Bingham of Cornhill (former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales), Sir Christopher Bland (former chairman of the BBC Board of Governors), Sir Roger Gifford (former Lord Mayor of London) and Will Carling (former captain of England’s rugby team).
95% of Sedberghians each year gain entry to their first choice universities, while 75% of Sedberghians gain entry to top universities in the world.