Sedbergh School was founded in 1525 by Roger Lupton, Director General of Eton College, with the help of St John’s College, Cambridge. Located near the beautiful Lancumbria Lake District National Park, it is one of the most long standing and renowned independent boarding schools in the United Kingdom, providing a consistent education system from kindergarten to high school.
Sedbergh School is proud of its academic achievements with the vast majority of students being accepted by their first-choice university. Each year, 95% of the school's high school graduates are admitted to the ideal university of their first choice, and 75% of the students are admitted to the Russell University, which is known as the "Ivy League" in the UK, including top universities such as Cambridge University and Oxford University.
A School with Nearly 500 Years History and World-renowned Alumni
In the past 500 years, the school has educated numerous celebrities, including Charlotte Bronte, author of Jane Eyre, a world masterpiece, Emily Brontë, author of Wuthering Heights, Lord Bingham of Cornhill, chief justice of the UK Supreme Court, Sir Christopher Bland, chairman of the BBC Board of Governors, Sir Roger Gifford, Lord Mayor of London, and Will Carling, captain of the England rugby team.
Sedbergh School has successfully developed many students by bringing excellent opportunities post-graduation facilitating mock interviews and entrepreneurship advice, as well as sharing work experience.
The students of Rong Qiao Sedbergh School are also members of the Sedbergh Alumni Association around the world. They are immersed in an atmosphere guided by advanced educational philosophy where they can receive holistic and creative education and share an extensive social connection with Sedbergh. These advantages have laid a solid foundation for their success in school and future careers.