WELCOME TO WINDERMERE SCHOOL – AN INDEPENDENT BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL IN THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT

Established in 1863, we provide co-educational boarding and day schooling from ages 3-18. We strive for excellence in all things, and aim to inspire and challenge our students to reach beyond themselves and 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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Admissions

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

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School Life

Windermere School offers a challenging and enriching educational environment starting at our infant and junior school, Elleray Campus, through to our Senior School and Sixth Form, at Browhead Campus.

Life at Windermere School

Watersports Courses

We offer non-residential sailing courses during the Easter and Summer holidays for children aged 8-17 years. Learn to sail at our award-winning watersports centre on the shores of Lake Windermere.

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International Summer School

We offer an International Summer School with Sailing or EAL language courses in the mornings and adventure activities in the afternoon.

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World School
Round Square
Sunday Times IB School of the Year
The Society of Heads
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
RYA Champion Club