Welcome to Windermere School in the heart of the English Lake District National Park. Established in 1863, we are a co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 3 to 18 years. With access to a spectacular greater classroom, we live our school motto: Vincit qui se Vincit. One conquers, who conquers oneself.  

Windermere School offers its pupils an education that combines academic achievement with a host of extra-curricular activities, all underpinned by a spirit of adventure.

The beauty of our location, the expertise of our staff, and the wealth of facilities are enhanced by our size. Windermere is a deliberately small school. Pupils are known and cherished for who they are, every family is a vital part of our community and the voices of everyone are heard. Our classes are small, our pupils are happy, our education is bespoke and the results are stunning.

Pupils often tell us that when they join the school, there is a tangible sense of being somewhere truly unique and incredibly special.

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