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03 Dec 2018
A specialist academy school in Shrewsbury has unveiled a contemporary new look to its main entrance. Severndale Specialist Academy, which provides education for children and young people aged two to 19, has revamped the main gateway to its Monkmoor campus in Woodcote Way to ensure it is accessible to everyone who uses the building. The work, carried out by Shropshire building contractors Pave...
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...
Edina Jones enjoys VR headsets produced by Ellesmere College which are being used around the world
13 Sep 2018
Virtual reality technology is helping to bring a Shropshire school to life in homes across the globe. Potential students of Ellesmere College can now experience just what it is like to walk around the campus in north Shropshire while sat in their bedroom in China, Russia, Malaysia and many other countries. The forward-thinking College has developed personalised branded VR headsets to send around...
Christina Westwood, of Ellesmere College, made the final of an international competition
05 Jul 2018
The Head of Modern Languages at a leading Shropshire college has been shortlisted for the final of a prestigious international essay writing competition. Christina Westwood, of Ellesmere College, is one of just five finalists in the Asia Literary Review competition, open to candidates of any nationality and from any country. The competition concentrates on a selection of three short stories by...
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...
16 Feb 2018
A group of nine students from China have spent a week immersing themselves in the breadth and challenge of a top independent boarding school in Shropshire. The pupils, who had won a competition in the China Daily newspaper to come to the UK, were aged between 11 and 14 and spent time living and learning at Ellesmere College. They took part in CRE8, a student led arts evening, which saw several...
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...
18 May 2017
A school in Shrewsbury has unveiled its new branding to parents at a special event. The creative team behind the new website and branding with school head, Fiona Orchard (centre). Prestfelde School has undertaken a full brand review, including a refreshed logo, website, prospectus and marketing materials which more truly reflects the school’s “modern yet traditional” outlook - and parents have...
30 Sep 2016
Pupils at a Shropshire school have teamed up with a local wholefood producer as part of a national campaign to celebrate British food and drink. Held every autumn, at the same time as many schools are holding their own harvest festival celebrations, Love British Food Fortnight (September 17 to October 2) is the biggest national celebration of the nation’s food and drink. This year children at...
20 Sep 2016
A Shropshire school is “revolutionising” its boarding house by making it more flexible for pupils and parents. Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury has welcomed boarders since 1929, but changing times have seen the numbers of pupils living on site dwindle in recent years. Now the school is developing a fresh approach by making the boarding house an “extension of home” to encourage more children to...
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