Casterton 200 Anniversary

Casterton 200th Anniversary Celebration

This year Casterton School celebrates its 200th anniversary. From its humble beginnings in Cowan Bridge as a clergy daughters’ school, Casterton School became a forward-thinking institution which championed the rights of women and the value of a stimulating, varied and academically rich curriculum for girls.

On June 24th and 25th Old Castertonians are warmly invited to join staff, current pupils and members of the Casterton School community in a celebration of the history and achievements of Casterton School. The weekend will include:

Sat 24 Jun 2023

11am – 12pm Old Castertonian Hockey Match (Selected Prep School Y8 Girls’ Hockey Team) (Astro)

12pm – 1pm Casterton 200 Lunch (Pavilion)

1:30pm – 2:30pm Old Castertonian Netball Match (Prep School 1st Netball Team) (Main Prep School Campus Netball Courts)

5:30pm – 6:30pm Casterton 200 Gala Ball Reception Drinks (Sports Field Marquee)

6:30pm – 11:30pm Casterton 200 Gala Ball (Sports Field Marquee)

Sun 25 Jun 2023

10am – 10:45am Casterton 200 Morning Coffee (Headmaster’s Lawn)

10:45am – 11:45am Founder’s Day Service (Year 8 Pupils & Senior Choir) (Holy Trinity Church)

12pm – 1:30pm Old Castertonians’ Summer Buffet Lunch (Dining Room)

2pm – 5pm Year 8 Parents’ v Pupils’ Rounders & Cricket with BBQ (Sports Pitches)

2pm – 4pm Old Castertonians’ Walk to Tunstall from Cowan Bridge

2pm – 5pm Afternoon Tea in Tunstall Church

There will be Casterton School archive displays in the library which will be in place over the full weekend.

Many Sedberghians have close links with former pupils of Casterton School through sisters, mothers, aunts and friends who attended Casterton School, as well as the many happy marriages forged between former Casterton girls and Sedbergh boys. Please pass details of the events and booking information on to your Old Castertonian friends, relations and partners who may be interested to attend.

Tickets for the Casterton 200th anniversary events are now on sale. To book your tickets click here: