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Ian Williams, Director of Sport at Ellesmere College, is delighted that the schol has been ranked 17th in the country for sport
04 Feb 2021
Shropshire’s Ellesmere College is celebrating being named the 17th best school for sport in the whole of the UK.  The prestigious honour was revealed in the latest annual ranking of the top 200 sporting schools across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by School Sport Magazine. The scale of the achievement in this latest table, covering 2020, is huge with the nearest geographical...
25 Jan 2021
Work will start on an £8.44m programme to build new carbon neutral school facilities in Shrewsbury next week after planners gave the green light to the development. Pave Aways will break ground on the scheme at Harlescott Junior School in Featherbed Lane that is expected to take around 12 months to complete on February 1. The development will allow Sundorne Infant School and Nursery to move from...
Rachel Schubert of Ellesmere College is delighted with the Artsmark Platinum Award
03 Dec 2020
A Shropshire College has been handed the top award in recognition of its art provision for a second time. Ellesmere College has been reaccredited with it’s second Artsmark Platinum Award for its continuing commitment to providing high quality arts and cultural experiences for pupils and those in and around the community. Arts Council England, which gives out the awards, praised the College for...
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...
18 Jul 2019
School children are experiencing childhood in a different way today than we ever experienced ourselves. In a world full of technology, television, iPads, and computer games are creating a new kind of normal for kids and their after-school activities. But, taking the kids outdoors is becoming more of a focus for schools and parents, to take children back to basics. Back to Nature Since the forest...
22 May 2019
Shrewsbury’s newest school which was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted just weeks after it welcomed its first pupils in September of last year, is on track to double its student numbers less than a year after opening.  It has also been given Department for Education approval to officially increase its overall capacity to 20. Shrewsbury Prepatoria opened its doors to pupils in Reception and Year One...
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...
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