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. MORE ABOUT US

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. Discover more


At Windermere 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 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. Join our courses

International Summer School

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

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