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Windermere School

Gender: Coeducational
Type: Day and boarding school
Age range: 3 - 18

Windermere School is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school in the English Lake District. It has approximately 350 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, half of whom are boarders. Windermere School stimulates a real quest for excellence, mutual respect and a desire for lifelong learning.

The IDEALS in our school

The IDEALS are embedded into the infrastructure at Windermere School. There are a number of events organised by student pillar heads throughout the year including;

What being a Round Square school means to us

Being connected to a global family; where exchanges, projects and conferences form the basis of engaging young people and adults in collaborative work across a whole range of topics. It provides opportunities to follow Kurt Hahn’s philosophy of education through the IDEALS and enables Windermere School the possibilities to make a difference in the world. By being members of Round Square, students and staff of Windermere School can discover “Plus est en vous” – “There is more in you than you think”.

Where to find us


Patterdale Road , Windermere , Cumbria , LA23 1NW , United Kingdom