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Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been  shortlisted as a finalist for Senior School of the Year 2020
13 Oct 2020
Adcote School, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’. The news comes after the non-selective girl’s school won a national award for its Prep School and marks the fifth time in three years that Adcote has been shortlisted for a major national award. Last year Adcote was the winner of the national award for ‘Academic Excellence and...
Adcote School wins ISA national award
20 Nov 2019
Adcote School has won a major national award for academic innovation and achievement. The school, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, won the accolade at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) annual awards – the equivalent of The Oscars for the independent schooling sector. The non-selective all-girl’s school, which caters for students aged 7 to 18, was one of 14 winners who were awarded...
Olympic hockey champion Kate-Richardson Walsh is special guest at Adcote School Speech Day
17 Jul 2019
Olympic hockey champion Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE was the guest of honour at Adcote School’s end of year Speech Day. Kate, who captained the England and Great Britain field hockey teams for 13 years and led them to win top international medals, including Olympic gold and bronze, gave a speech to students, teachers and parentsat the school, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, The Speech Day...
Adcote School, RAF helicopter, House Challenge Day
03 Apr 2019
Students could not believe their eyes when an RAF helicopter and flight crew landed on the front lawn of their Shropshire school to take part in an action-packed inter-house Challenge Day. The crew, from the Defence Flying School, based at RAF Shawbury, joined soldiers from E Company 8 Rifles and British Airways pilots to inspire and challenge students at Adcote School for Girls, at Little Ness....
Mad Science holiday club at Adcote School this Easter
27 Mar 2019
Mad science, from chocolate welding to robot wars, will be coming to a Shropshire school this Easter. Adcote School, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, has teamed up with international science enrichment provider Mad Science to stage an Easter holiday club with a difference. Akin to Einstein’s science lab meets Harry Potter, youngsters will enjoy the fun side of science, getting to grips with...
Adcote School
21 Jan 2019
Adcote School for Girls has been praised by education inspectors for both its academic expertise and the quality of its pupils’ personal development. Inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate were impressed by the all-round educational provision offered by the independent day and boarding school, in Little Ness, near Shrewsbury. Inspectors judged the quality of pupils’ academic and...
08 Oct 2018
Mrs D Brown, the headmistress at Adcote School for girls, recently visited us to discuss our existing partnership. We have always been in close association with Adcote and are strong supporters of all that they endeavour to achieve with their students. We provide mutual support for each other in that sense that, whilst we provide work experience and support, Adcote provides us with bilingual...
Adcote School raises £2,400 in Race For Life to Rodney's Pillar
18 Jul 2018
Students, parents and staff at a Shropshire School slipped into their walking boots and pink T-shirts for a ‘Race For Life’ with a difference up to Rodney’s Pillar at the summit of Breidden Hill. More than 180 people took part in the 1,200ft climb, organised by Adcote School for Girls at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, and raised £2,400 for Cancer Research UK.  The group was rewarded with...
Adcote School Headteacher Diane Browne congratulations students on passing CMI level 3 qualification
25 Jun 2018
A Shropshire school, which is the first in the county to offer a Chartered Management Institute qualification to its Sixth Form students, is celebrating the first students to pass the course. Adcote School, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, is the only school in Shropshire – and one of only a limited number of schools in the UK – to currently offer this professional business leadership and...
Championship medal-winning gymnasts at Adcote School
21 May 2018
A series of taster days is being launched for a brand new Saturday gymnastics club which is being run by one of the UK’s top schools for gymnastics and is open to children across Shropshire and Mid Wales The recreational gym club, which will take place in the state-of-the-art sports hall at Adcote School, Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, will be open to both girls and boys aged 4 to 11. The new club...
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