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Former Ellesmere College pupil Scott Phillips is off to work in Italy
01 Oct 2020
A former Ellesmere College student has landed the prestigious role of Choir Director at St Mark’s English Church - in Italy! Scott Phillips, 20, from St David’s, Pembrokeshire, left Ellesmere College as a student last year before returning on an internship. His role as Choir Director in Florence will last a year after which he will take his place at York University. St Mark’s ‘English’ Church is...
20 May 2020
With schools closed for the foreseeable future, Wales Rally GB is launching an innovative competition to entertain, incite and, potentially, reward pre-University students currently learning from home. In partnership with Toyota GB, the UK’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship has introduced a special ‘Design a Rally Car Livery’ initiative open to all those enrolled at UK schools and...
22 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury Colleges Group are working with young offender learners and augmented reality in an Erasmus+ funded project. During a previous Ofsted inspection at Shrewsbury Colleges Group it was suggested, after witnessing the augmented reality learning used within the subjects, that they collaborate with the prison service to give individuals the skills they need to unlock their potential, gain...
19 Oct 2018
The Music Technology team at Shrewsbury Colleges Group have had top-of-the-range equipment added to their classrooms and studios. An investment of £100,000 has been given to the Music Technology department at Shrewsbury Colleges Group’s London Road Campus, including development of the buildings and facilities. One of the College’s recording studios has been kitted out with a state-of-the-art...
01 Mar 2018
Moving from Hanoi, Vietnam, to Shropshire, England, just a few days after your 16th birthday is a big ask. But former Ellesmere College student Doai Bui did just that and has since gone on to great things. As ‘a small girl with very big dreams’ the 19-year-old is writing her first book, looking to create her first TED talk in the near future, aims to study across the world and is currently...
Representatives from Tennis Scotland and Ellesmere Tennis Academy with year 5 pupils Adam and Thomas Jacques at the award winning Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College
16 Feb 2018
A new state of the art tennis facility at a Shropshire school has been served an award for innovation and will be replicated across the UK. The Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College, which houses four full-size acrylic performance courts and changing rooms, won builders Rocklyn an Award for Excellence from the Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) this month (Feb 8). The company, based in...
03 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group have three upcoming Advice Events for those who may have done better, or worse than expected in exams or for those who simply want to find out more about studying a course, at any level, this September. GCSE drop-in events are being held on Thursday, 24 August from 11am – 3pm, at London Road and English Bridge campuses, followed by an Advice Event from 5-7pm, at the...
18 Jul 2017
A Shropshire college computer student volunteered his time to help a local church by building it a website and helping with their social media presence. St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury is an iconic Grade I Listed Building – the only circular Georgian church in the country which retains its original interior.  The Friends of St Chad’s, who contribute to the maintenance of the fabric of St Chad’s,...
18 Jul 2017
A Shropshire college’s commercial restaurant has retained its ‘Highly Commended’ Rosette award for a further twelve months AND been voted one of the top eight College restaurants in the country Last year, Origins Restaurant at Shrewsbury College received a wealth of awards from the AA College Rosettes Scheme, such as ‘Gold Accreditation’ and a ‘Centre of Excellence’ status as well as their ‘...
01 Jul 2017
A group of Shrewsbury College students have been successfully placed as the top talent in the region in a variety of Construction Trades. Six students, studying either Bricklaying, Site Carpentry, Electrical Installation or Plumbing at Shrewsbury College, recently took part in the regional stage of the UK SkillBuild competition - with five students coming out top with three first places, a second...
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