The latest in the Headmaster's series of 'Letters from Shrewsbury' is the address he gave to pupils and staff in the final assembly of the Lent Term, as we became a remote learning community together.
Discover the activities of our Natural Historians during this week's Field Day!
The latest in the fortnightly Bulletins from the Futures Department, full of useful information, reminders, resources and weblinks for Fifth and Sixth Formers and their parents.
Two Upper Sixth Formers report on Bastille Society Lectures given by Professor John France and journalist Aidan Hartley.
National Careers Week 2020 – career-ready pupils for the 21st century.
Winners of this year’s Bentley Elocution Prize, one of the oldest school competitions, now in its 153rd year, have been crowned.
The Arnold Hagger Prize is named after one of the great Mathematics masters at Shrewsbury School in the 1950s who, along with Basil Saint and Frank Hadland, established Mathematics as a serious academic subject here.
Four Lower Sixth Salopians took part in the annual Oxford University Debating Competition this week.
Eight Salopian biologists entered the Royal Society of Biology Olympiad 2020 and between them amassed four gold medals, two bronze, plus two highly commended awards.
We were delighted to give members of the public special guided tours of our wonderful treasure trove of Charles Darwin’s books, letters and artefacts this week as part of the town’s DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival 2020.
At the invitation of Sixth Former Sophia Bureau, Lord Hague kindly visited Shrewsbury School on Friday 7th February to deliver a talk to pupils from Shrewsbury and other local schools as part of our Academic Extension...
On Thursday 13th February, we welcomed an enthusiastic and talented group of young creative writers from schools all over the UK, who had been selected as finalists in our annual Essay Competition, for a fun and inspi...
On Friday 7th February, the Bastille Society had the pleasure of welcoming Dr Matthew Neal from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, to lecture on ‘Watchfulness in 18th Century Aristocracy’.
What do Donald Trump, Spike Milligan and Ludwig Wittgenstein have in common?
Twenty-three talented pupils spent last weekend debating key global issues with fellow delegates from across the UK at the Manchester High School for Girls MUN Conference.
As part of their introduction to their Organic Chemistry course, Miss Woo’s Fourth Form set were given the task of writing a poem entitled ‘The Day Crude Oil Ran Out’.
To mark National Apprenticeship Week (3rd - 7th February), this week's Bulletin focuses on Apprenticeships - particularly Degree Apprenticeships - and Higher Education.
On Friday 31st January, the Classical Society hosted a talk on ‘Skin Colour in the Ancient World’, given by Professor Tim Whitmarsh from Cambridge University.
A talk that enthralled pupils and staff alike, on venoms, poison dart frogs and crocodile blood...
As we look forward to the TES Independent School Awards Dinner on 7th February, these two videos give an insight, through the words of pupils, into some of the reasons why Shrewsbury School has been shortlisted for bo...
On Friday 31st January, eight pupils from the Upper Sixth who are studying Classical Civilisation attended the Ancient Drama Festival held at Warwick University, which culminated in a performance of the Sophoclean mas...
The Richard Hillary Essay Medal competition provides an opportunity for Sixth Formers to spend two hours pitting their wits against a one-word unseen essay title.
Shrewsbury School is celebrating an outstanding year of success for pupils applying to Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Sixteen Salopians have received offers of places across a whole spectrum of disciplines, f...
On 16th January, we were delighted to welcome renowned historians Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell, who gave a thought-provoking and very entertaining talk to pupils on ‘The Histories of the Unexpected'.
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