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Prestfelde bowled over to be named as one of the Top 50 cricketing schools

We are delighted to announce that Prestfelde School has been named as one of the Top 50 cricketing schools in the UK, published in The Cricketer magazine’s respected Schools Guide 2021. It follows an exhaustive process that saw a record number of schools submit entries to be included in the guide, despite the ongoing…

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Pupils join Odd Sock Day fun for Anti Bullying Week

On Friday 20th November pupils across the whole school collectively put their best feet forward to take part in the Odd Socks Day in aid of UK Anti Bullying Week. Wonderful, odd socks appeared in classrooms and around the school backed up by the nationwide charity’s serious message – everyone is different in their own way.…

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Prestfelde Remembers

Our Remembrance Service yesterday has seen the whole school ‘socially distanced’ together for the first time in many months. To feel the warmth of our school community coming together and reflecting on memories of the fallen felt very moving in Covid times. Our pupils were so respectful of the occasion and they…

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The great outdoors

There’s so much for youngsters to do outside at Prestfelde School – with acres of space to run around in and a purpose-built forest school on site. Thirty acres of forest and green space to run around gives pupils at Prestfelde access to wonderful outdoor education right on the doorstep in the middle of Shrewsbury.…

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Children in Need 2020

On Friday 13th November we will be joining the nation and supporting this annual fundraiser by dressing in yellow, wearing home clothes, or wearing a Pudsey themed item, such as Headband, hat, scarf, T-shirt, Onesie, Socks, badge, wrist band, etc. We are not accepting money in school please donate online:…

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Little Prestfelde as featured in My Shrewsbury Magazine Issue 21

Prestfelde’s junior school, affectionately known as ‘Little P’ is close to the hearts of so many who have grown through the ranks. Head of Little Prestfelde Emma Thelwell explains the benefits of quality early childhood education.   For young children, every experience or encounter presents a learning…

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Yr8 Athletics Record Breaker

On Friday the 3rd of July our Yr 8 Sports day took place here at Prestfelde. Mr. Newey, Mr. Harvey, Mrs. Johnson, and Mr. Granger were excited to see for the last time our Yr8’s compete in the different events. Jack one of our Yr 8 Leavers who competes for Shropshire in Athletics was determined to beat the 1500 metre…

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Prestfelde Sports Day 2020

Prestfelde Sports Day 2020 has been a little different compared to current years. Over the course of last week of term our Yr 3 – 8 took part in a Sports Day. We have seen some amazing athletes and lots of competitive spirit on the sports track! Prestfelde Sports Day involves sprinting, long-distance running, throwing,…

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Old Prestfeldian Dr Bruce Hay featured in Sydney Morning Herald

Old Prestfeldian Dr. Bruce Hay has featured in the magazine supplement of the Sydney Morning Herald. The article entitled ‘The health workers behind Australia’s COVID-19 success story’ features doctors, nurses, cleaners and security who all work at St Vincent’s Hospital at the height of the pandemic. The portraits all…

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Scholarship Success

The school offers congratulations to all the children who attempted scholarship this term – it has been a huge effort in the current situation – and particularly we say well done to:   Fergus S     who won a top Butler scholarship at Shrewsbury School. Fergus impressed across the board, but his Science was…

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