Mrs Julie King, the new Head of Elleray Campus, the Preparatory division of Windermere School, says she will…
Windermere School has a wide variety of extra-curricular activities on offer. It is expected that all students take a full and active part. These include:
|Aikido||Badminton + Basketball||Dance||Horse Riding|
|Air Cadets||Photography Club||Duke of Edinburgh's Award||Latin|
|Hockey||Creative Writing||Tennis Coaching||Critical Thinking|
The watersports and adventure programme is an integral part of School life. This includes kayaking, windsurfing, canoeing and sailing at Hodge Howe. Students in Year 7 and above may join in any appropriate open group during after-school sessions. Activity timetables are sent out before the start of the term commencing. Some of the activities include a cost; this is indicated on the timetable. There are also limited places on some activities, so they are organised on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
The first time my daughter and I visited the school she said to me “that is a happy school no question.” The scholastic achievements of the school are evident and an easy measure for a school to demonstrate. What is hard to quantify is the holistic development of a pupil at which, in my experience, Windermere School excels.
Windermere School is such a unique community to be a part of. Not only is it based in a truly beautiful and inspiring national park, but the environment created by staff and students alike makes for an incredibly supportive, proactive, exciting and international place of learning in which everyone can thrive and be the best they can be.