Ellesmere College

22 Apr 2019
Students from Ellesmere College have taken 24 first place prizes at a Shropshire music competition. They dominated the popular Oswestry Music Festival with 16 first place positions for soloists and a further eight for ensembles. The festival, organised by Oswestry Town Council, showcases the best young musicians and gives them the chance to receive valuable feedback designed to support their...
21 Apr 2019
The equestrian team at Ellesmere College are jumping for joy after a student won her class at a high profile qualifying competition. Harriet Otter competed in the NSEA County Qualifiers at the Inter School Show and won the Individual County Qualifier Class. The year 10 pupil and her horse Annie took first place against some stiff competition with a series of impressive clear rounds through the...
18 Apr 2019
A 17-year-old a classically trained soprano has landed a music scholarship at a prestigious Shropshire College. Sixth Form student Rhian Jones was presented with the Walker Music Scholarship at Ellesmere College after a private performance of three songs in the College’s Chapel. The scholarship was created by Tom and Margaret Walker as a thank you for the education of their own two children...
03 Feb 2019
A group of 30 students and three teachers from a Danish School have made the most of a trip to see how education works in England. The students from Slotshaven Gymnasium in Holbæk, Denmark, have attended lessons, had lunch in the dining hall and heard a talk on the International Baccalaureate qualification at Ellesmere College. The 16 to 19-year-olds visited as part of a project to see the...
15 Jan 2019
A Shropshire school is bringing the campaign to save the oceans to its doorstep next month in a lecture to be given by a leading conservationist. Francesca Trotman is the founder and managing director of Love the Oceans, a non-profit marine conservation organisation set up in November 2014. Francesca will deliver her talk ‘Plastics and the Planet - Your part in Killing the Oceans’ as one of the...
Alistair O'Brien
16 Sep 2018
Acing their computer science A-Level has earned two Ellesmere College students a prestigious prize. Maks Graczyk and Alistair O’Brien will be rewarded with a trip to Bath and a prize for scoring among the top 50 students across the country in the AQA Computer Science A-Level course. Maks, who is from Jeziora in Poland, not only achieved an A* in Computer Science but attained the top grade in his...
01 Sep 2016
Shropshire Rural Communities Charity is thrilled to announce that The Sons of Pitches, winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir with Gareth Malone, will be performing at Ellesmere College, Ellesmere on Saturday 22 October to raise funds for our charitable work in Shropshire. "This multi-award winning British vocal group combines soaring solos, impeccable harmonies and sensational beatboxing to...
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