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Shrewsbury School is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 13 to 18 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, founded by Royal Charter in The present campus, to which the school moved inis on the banks of the River Severn. Shrewsbury school is one of the original seven public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act It was originally a boarding school for boys; girls have been admitted into the Sixth Form since and there are approximately day pupils. Since Shrewsbury School has been fully co-educational. The School currently has pupils, the largest roll to date, spread across five year groups in a ratio of boys to girls.
We are passionate about boarding not just being for convenience, but in providing the best opportunity for young men and women to develop real confidence and belief in themselves.
We are fortunate to have one of the best locations of any school in the country, a most beautiful campus-style site on the edge of one of the most historic county towns in England. Life at Shrewsbury is founded on a close partnership between staff, parents and pupils to promote the strength of family life, foster responsibility, and balance the claims of developing individuality with the needs of a vibrant community. We believe our Local girls from shrewsbury being sexy values and time-honoured reputation is enhanced by a dynamic development plan deed to fully embrace the advantages of co-education.
We are committed to providing an environment where young men and women can learn together on foundations of trust and mutual respect. We are confident that the future will be a more equal one and we support that historical evolution. The celebration of individuals and individual talent is central to education at Shrewsbury — both in and beyond the classroom.
In whatever sphere, a pupil will find a member of staff to support and encourage, enthuse and inspire him or her to exceed their expectations and meet the challenges that lie ahead with confidence and good judgement. All visitors will be offered a meeting with a member of the Admissions team, followed by a site tour conducted by two of our current pupils. Families will also be offered visits to one or two of our boarding or day Houses, where they will be given a tour of the House and a chance to meet and talk to the Housemaster or Housemistress.
For pupils entering the School at the age of 13 from a prep school, arrangements will be made for your son or daughter to sit the Common Entrance examinations. Exams are sat in the June prior to entry in September. We welcome applications from pupils at schools that do not prepare pupils for Common Entrance.
Candidates are asked to sit our entrance exam at Shrewsbury in November or February of their year of entry. They will complete papers in English, Maths and French if they have studied Local girls from shrewsbury being sexy ly. These candidates are also welcome to apply for our Academic Scholarship papers, which are sat in May of the year of entry.
Sixth Form candidates sit entrance exams in November prior to their year of entry and nominate four subjects for assessment. They will also be subject to an academic and a general interview. We encourage prospective families to visit at least two of our thirteen Boarding and Day Houses during the admissions process. You are invited to record your preference when completing our Registration form and to confirm it when completing our Acceptance of a Conditional Place form.
Final allocation to Houses is made by the School, taking your preferences into. At the end of a packed programme of inductions to sport, music and other activities, we hope that they are all left with a feeling of excitement that, as they settle in to life at Shrewsbury, huge possibilities and opportunities await them. Pupils have full access to additional support within the House system, should they require it and are made aware of the Listening Team service, within their first weeks at School. Almost all of our food is cooked from scratch, using fresh ingredients and local suppliers wherever possible.
Snacks may be purchased in the School Shop at break times. Hot and cold drinks and toasted items may be prepared in Houses. More information may be found on our Food at Shrewsbury. It is staffed around the clock during term-time by a Senior Sister and her team of fully qualified Registered Nurses and overseen by the School Medical Officer.
Pupils are able to access medical care at any time. Further information and contact details are on our Medical Centre. The School employs a team of Site Wardens who work around the clock to ensure that pupils and staff and the site itself are looked after.
All of our teaching blocks and boarding houses operate a swipe card or keypad security system to prevent any unauthorised entry and every staff member wears an identifying lanyard. Traffic is kept to a minimum and there is a security barrier which prevents cars crossing site when there are high volumes of pupils. In addition to your copy of the fasti termly calendarparents of current pupils are sent an e-Newsletter via each week, usually on a Friday afternoon.
Forthcoming events are advertised as well as the latest news and from across the School. You will also be sent regular letters from the Headmaster and your son's or daughter's Housemaster or Housemistress. The aim of our teaching at Shrewsbury is to inspire: to stimulate curiosity and interest, and to give pupils an understanding of what they are really good at and what they enjoy.
The Sixth Form pupils follow two-year A Level courses they have chosen from the 25 subjects on offer. In the Lower Sixth Year 12 pupils usually take three main subjects, with a complimentary course the Extended Project Qualificationwhich they continue in the Upper Sixth Year Details of our examination for the last five years are published on the individual academic subject s of this website. For an overview of our most recent examplease see Examination Shrewsbury is full of success stories and headline-grabbing highlights, but there are also many examples of Salopians quietly doing extraordinary things.
Our 'Floreat' system seeks to shine the spotlight for a brief moment on those whose efforts might otherwise go unnoticed. Based on the principle that a word of encouragement can have a ificant impact on an individual, the intention is to celebrate and commend both curricular and co-curricular success stories in order that pupils may be encouraged on their Salopian journey and further flourish. Our teaching and support staff are well-trained to pick up the s and are swift to act when a pupil is struggling or grades and the quality of work has slipped.
One-on-one conversations, catch up sessions and other resources can all be deployed to get a pupil back on track with their academic work. We have a dedicated Learning Support Department; their work is primarily geared to helping pupils whose academic progress is informed by dyslexia or a specific learning difficulty usually associated with dyslexia. Tuition is offered outside the teaching timetable and takes place in one of the specialist rooms occupied by the Learning Support Department.
Our academic staff are well aware that our pupils learn at different rates. In the early years pupils follow a broad curriculum, deed to encourage exploration of subjects and the development of intellectual curiosity. Pupils are inspired and supported to further their subject knowledge by supplementing their studies with further reading, lectures, trips etc. There are a of internal academic competitions and challenges that pupils Local girls from shrewsbury being sexy choose to take part in, in addition to their core studies.
Pupils are also encouraged to take part in national competitions such as the science-based Olympi. Details of our Academic Enrichment Programme and our termly series of Academic Lectures may be found under the 'Academic' tab of the website. No, almost everyone Local girls from shrewsbury being sexy on in to the Sixth Form. They are ed by an additional group of pupils from other schools, looking to complete their studies. They are happily integrated into the friendships and activities of boarding.
Overseas pupils are required to have a guardian who can provide a home environment and support in the short holidays and school breaks. The guardian can be a relative, family friend or can be arranged through a variety of organisations. A of pupils at Shrewsbury have a principal language other than English. Among these pupils there is a considerable range of abilities in the English language, from those who are effectively fluent even though English is not their first language to those who need some assistance.
All pupils who are admitted to Shrewsbury are required to pass an entrance examination, and pupils for whom English is an Additional Language will be expected to demonstrate a level of linguistic competence appropriate to their proposed course of study. This is to ensure that pupils who arrive at Shrewsbury all have sufficient competence in the English language to thrive in the community from the outset and to follow the Shrewsbury School curriculum which le to GCSE and A Levels.
It is anticipated that, in the first instance, all pupils will follow the full school curriculum; however, the curriculum for pupils for whom English is an Additional Language may be reviewed on an individual basis, and this will occasionally result in a pupil dropping one subject usually a Modern Foreign Language. Pupils for whom English is an Additional Language may receive extra English language tuition. This normally takes the form of a weekly lesson; in some cases this is on an individual basis, whilst in other cases pupils attend in small groups.
This is in addition to support delivered by set teachers through curriculum English. Please see the English as an Additional Language for more information. Very much so! We like to see parents here at the School at any time. Everyone receives a copy of our fasti termly calendar and parents have a standing invitation to all plays, concerts, lectures Academic, Careers, Personal and Social Development PSDmatches and other functions.
He or she is particularly keen to get to know you and to keep in touch. When your child begins their schooling at Shrewsbury, you become part of the extended community. We want all our pupils, whatever their ability, to enjoy their life beyond the classroom, and Shrewsbury has a well-earned reputation for academic, musical and sporting excellence. We compete internationally in cricket and rowing, and we are one of the strongest schools in the country for football, cross-country running and fives.
Facilities and coaching for these and a host of other sports including tennis, fencing, lacrosse, hockey, rugby, and netball are excellent. Our school plays and musicals have drawn praise at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in London. As one would expect from one of the strongest Music Departments in the country, the breadth and quality of music-making is remarkable, and a of students win places at some of the top music colleges each year. We also offer our pupils an extraordinary array of clubs, societies and other extra-curricular activities, many of which take place on a dedicated weekly activity afternoon.
The majority are led by members of school staff. Shrewsbury is surrounded by glorious unspoilt countryside and the School makes the most of its easy access to the Shropshire Hills, the Welsh Marches and Snowdonia. A full list of the activities currently available to pupils can be found on the following s in the Co-Curricular section of the website: Thursday Afternoon Activities Societies. Yes, if they have time in the afternoon when they are free of other commitments. In the evening, only with specific permission from their Housemaster or Housemistress. The School does not provide a daily bus service for local families.
There are often lift-sharing opportunities to be arranged amongst the day pupil community. Each route has certain predetermined drop-off or collection points. Routes are reviewed annually and may vary from one year to the next, subject to demand. For full details about the Coach Service, please see Coach Routes. The School has an excellent Careers Department.
This includes a reference library and many online resources which provide information on courses at university as well as gap year Local girls from shrewsbury being sexy job opportunities. There is a Head of Futures and a Higher Education Advisor, assisted by a of staff, who are available for consultation and advice by appointment. The Department runs its own programme of termly lectures, interactive workshops, fairs and drop-in sessions. Some parts of the programme are timetabled, others are deed to bring together pupils interested in pursuing careers in a particular sector.
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