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Welcome to
Windermere School
in the heart of the Lakes

Established in 1863, we are a boarding and day school for boys and girls from age 3-18. With access to a spectacular greater classroom, we can really live our school motto: Vincit qui se Vincit. One conquers, who conquers oneself.

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An International Summer School In the Heart of the Lakes

Our British Council-accredited Summer Schools provide the perfect setting for fun, adventure and learning English, for boys and girls aged 11-17.

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At Windermere School and Windermere Preparatory School we welcome enquiries from prospective students and their families of all ages and nationalities.

Our Admissions Policy

School Life

Windermere School offers a challenging and enriching educational environment starting with Pre-Prep through to the Preparatory School, Senior School and Sixth Form.

Life at Windermere School

Watersports Courses

Windermere Watersports Summer Schools are residential courses for English-speaking students aged 11 to 17. We can cater for beginners through to advanced.

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International Summer School

We offer an International Summer School with EAL language courses and adventure activities each summer.

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