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Adcote School for Girls, near Shrewsbury, wins Senior School of the Year Award 2020
10 Mar 2021
Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been named ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’ in prestigious national awards after undergoing a “remarkable journey” of transformation. Senior School of the Year is one of the top accolades handed out at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) annual awards which this year were announced in a virtual ceremony.  It is also the “icing on the cake” for the non-...
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
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...
Staff and pupils at Shrewsbury Prepatoria celebrate their Ofsted success
20 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury’s newest school has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted just weeks after it welcomed its first pupils. Shrewsbury Prepatoria opened its doors to pupils in Reception and Year One at the start of September this year with a vision to build on the success that had been achieved by the nursery and pre-school which launched five years beforehand.  It brought with it an entirely new curriculum...
13 May 2018
New independent school given green light to launch later this year   Shrewsbury will welcome a new independent school in September this year after approval was given by both Ofsted and the Department for Education. Launched by the team behind Shrewsbury Prepatoria, the new school will initially offer provision for pupils in Reception and Year One. Founded in 2013 by Jane Smalley, Shrewsbury...
Jane Smalley, Founder of Shrewsbury Prepatoria
30 Jan 2018
An award-winning nursery which was recently rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, has announced plans to launch an independent school this September. Shrewsbury Prepatoria, which was launched in 2013 by Jane Smalley who had previously taught at Shrewsbury High School, plans to launch a provision for Reception and Year One pupils.  The application, which has already been accepted by the Department for...
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