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School:Shrewsbury School
Type of School: day&boarding school for boys&girls
Age range: 13-18
Number of students: 775
Number of boarders: 612
International Students: 15%
Teacher:pupil ratio: 1:9
Annual boarding fees: 33750(GBP/Year)
Website: http://www.shrewsbury.org.uk
A fully co-educational boarding school for boys and girls aged between 13 and 18. Entry points at 13 and 16.

Founded in 1552, Shrewsbury School remains one of the great scholarly foundations of England. Set in the beautiful country of Shropshire, in over a hundred acres of grounds by the River Severn and overlooking the ancient town, Shrewsbury is a community of over 740 pupils aged between 13 and 18. Famous former pupils include Lord Hestletine, Michale Palin and Lord Rees, Astronomer Royal. In line with the work of its most famous old boy, Charles Darwin – the school has continued to evolve in an innovative and dynamic way based on foundations of traditional values. 

Life at Shrewsbury is founded on close partnerships between staff, parents and pupils; promoting the strength of family life, fostering responsibilities, and balancing the claims of developing individuality with the needs of a vibrant community.

Academic Profile
GCSE: 96.7% of students gain A* - C grades. 64.3% gain A*- A grades (national average is 53%)
A Level: 99.8% of students gain A – E grades. 86.2% gain A*- B grades (national average if 63%)
University: 98% of students go onto University.
Oxbridge Success: 2014: 12 entrants, 2013: 14 entrants, 2012: 11 entrants, 2011: 11 entrants,2015; 13 entrants.

There are a number of awards available ever year. Scholarships fall into categories: Academic, Music, Art, Sporting, Drama and All-Rounder. Awards are made either to boys and girls under the age of 14 joining in the Third Form, or to boys or girls entering the Sixth Form.

Shrewsbury School student, Tony Tang.
I came from Shenzhen after I finished my senior 2. The life and study at Shrewsbury is great fun. People are friendly and I settled in really easily. The teaching quality if brilliant and there are all kinds of facilities. After one year of study at Shrewsbury. I was offered a place at Cambridge and there are 3 other Chinese students who were offered Oxbridge places this year.


Shrewsbury School
The School, Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Birmingham/Manchester - 1 hour