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Associated Board Music Exam Results Spring Term 2019

Well done to all – tough marking but you got there! Candidate Subject Grade Mark Cat SUNEET A PIANO 03 113 Pass OLIVER CON PIANO 04 101 Pass OLIVER CON JAZZ TRUMPET 05 104 Pass WILLIAM CON PIANO 03 102 Pass WILLIAM CON ALTO SAXOPHONE 01 124 Merit OLIVER C PIANO 08 105 Pass BLAISE C SINGING 03 126 Merit FREDERICK D…

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Art Scholarship winners

Congratulations to Year 8 artists Eliza Kennedy and Charlotte Silver, both of who have been successful in gaining scholarships after presenting impressive portfolios to senior schools this Spring. Eliza’s work included the art shown below, amongst other items, demonstrating a fine range of abilities. She has been offered…

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National Lacrosse U13 Finals

U13 girls at the National Lacrosse Finals recently. Thanks to Tina Owen and Jill Loveday for a fantastic experience, with some super lacrosse played and great fun had by all!!!    

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Music scholars

In a great week for the music department, internal (11+) music scholarships were awarded to George Rink (trumpet and piano) and Richard Wolksel (double bass and piano) by the school in recognition of their excellent auditions in January. Both boys are playing at or beyond Grade 5 level on both instruments, which reflects their…

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Regulatory Compliance Inspection Success

In November 2018 Prestfelde received an ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection. These inspections are carried out every three years and Prestfelde is delighted to have now received the full report. This was a compliance-only inspection and as such reports only on the school’s compliance with the standards. The standards…

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Prestfelde School to Recognise Potential

As a way of recognising and nurturing potential, Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury awards scholarships at 11+ for current and external new pupils alike. The scholarship assessment process will take into account a pupil’s ability, attitude and work ethos. As well as helping pupils to strive for excellence in areas of particular…

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Our Chamber Choir Supports McCarthy & Stone ‘Sing Your Heart Out’ Event

Our chamber choir joined homeowners and staff at McCarthy and Stone’s Stiperstones Court Retirement Living Plus development in Shrewsbury for a ‘Sing Your Heart Out’ event. Following the success of last year’s Sing Your Heart Out events, the house builder is once again hosting a series of festive events and the…

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ABRSM results for the Autumn Term 2018

Candidate Subject Gd Mk Cat SUNEET A TRUMPET 1 112 Pass NIKHIL A VIOLIN 2 130 Distinction ROSE F HORN 5 121 Merit JOSHUA F CELLO 1 132 Distinction JOSHUA F GUITAR 1 136 Distinction JAMES G SINGING 5 115 Pass OLIVER P PIANO 6 108 Pass KONRAD Q PIANO 1 113 Pass GEORGE R PIANO 5 117 Pass YASSIN S PIANO 2 105 Pass…

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Anything but a Trying Day for Shropshire Schools

With thanks for an excellent review written by Fergus, Year 7 From 14:30-16:00 on the afternoon of Monday 12th of November, 16 schools gathered at Highfields, Prestfelde School, to take part in the School Games tag rugby tournament. Two competitions took place, with the main event being the larger schools’ tournament, which…

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“Move Him Into The Sun” by Bob Chilcott

On Sunday, November 4th 2018, the precise centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death, over 200 musicians from the area gathered in Theatre Severn to commemorate the end of the Great War, but also Owen’s poetry. Twenty-six children from Prestfelde were there for the first half in which they sang songs from war poets set to…

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