The interests and needs of our pupils are richly diverse. We will commit to providing new and improved facilities which allow all who pass through our doors, at any age, the opportunity to find their passion and develop their skills.
The start of a Sedberghian’s journey is at Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School. Enhancing the Creative subjects at Casterton is a critical part of developing the entrepreneurs of the future. Creativity fosters mental growth in children by providing opportunities for trying out new ideas, new ways of critical thinking, and early adoption of a problem-solving attitude to learning. Creativity is multidisciplinary and will provide the very best foundation from which our youngest Sedberghians can grow as they follow their Sedbergh journey into the Senior School.
Technology and an appreciation for transferable and digital skills are fast becoming the most in-demand ‘tools’ in the workforce. Our lifetime project is therefore to reflect the innovations in the world beyond our dales through improved facilities that put our pupils at the forefront of technology.
Making our curriculum relevant is the biggest challenge we face. What is the purpose of what we’re learning? The World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report 2020 concludes that the workplace of the future will look very different, with higher rates of automation in many sectors, and the emergence of new roles, including data analysis and scientists, AI and machine learning specialists, software and application developers, amongst others.