Shrewsbury School

eNewsletter: Friday 8th February 2019

Notices to Parents and Guardian

University and Gap Year Fair, Friday 15th February 2019, 1.00pm - 4.00pm in the Alington Hall 

We look forward to welcoming 45 universities and 10 Gap Year providers to the School next Friday. All pupils and their families are welcome to attend, though the Fair is targeted mainly at parents and pupils in the Fifth and Sixth Forms.

The Fair will take place in the Alington Hall, where representatives from universities the length and breadth of the country will be on hand to answer any questions and offer an insight into the courses and life at their various institutions. In addition, we will offer four presentations in the Ashton Theatre (on a first come, first served basis) on topics including student finance and personal statements.

This event is free and there is no need to book. Further details can be found under 'Forthcoming Events' below.


Darwin Festival Valentine's Day Concert at St Alkmund's Church, Shrewsbury, Thursday 14th February at 7.30pm

If you are within reaching distance of Shrewsbury on Thursday 14th February, please do join us in St Alkmund's Church for what promises to be a wonderful evening of words and music in celebration of Charles and Emma Darwin, performed by the musicians of Shrewsbury School. Tickets are free and available on the door, with a pre-concert welcome drink from 7.00pm.

The concert is part of the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival 2019. Further details under 'Forthcoming Events' below.


A Roman Holiday for the 21st Century

At the start of the October 2019 Half-Term Exeat, pupils in the current Fourth to Lower Sixth Forms are invited to join the Classics Faculty’s biennial trip to Rome. We will take in all of the major Classical sites, including the Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill, Circus Maximus and Pantheon, as well as enjoying many of Rome’s other delights, such as St Peter’s, the Galleria Borghese and the Trevi Fountain. You can find more information in Toby Percival’s letter: Classics Trip 2019 Letter to Parents.
Please reply by Sunday 24th February.

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