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SeptemberFest is huge fun

Autumnal weather failed to dampen spirits at our annual SeptemberFest, and children, staff and parents together raised a large sum for charity! Here is a message from Darren Williams of the Friends of Prestfelde: Wow, What a fantastic day Friday was, I thought the buzz and atmosphere in the Gym and Cage Area were brilliant.  A…

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U11s put the wind up their opposition

The U11 squad, fresh from their weekend success at Shrewsbury School, travelled to Repton on a windy Wednesday afternoon for the Midlands and North regional finals and returned victorious, having beaten Terra Nova (Cheshire) 3-0 in the final. They will now take part in the national finals in May.

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Six-a-side success

The annual Shrewsbury School six-a-side competition for U11s and U13s has marked the start of the school’s soccer season for many years – right back to the days when Mr Baskerville’s side won the competition without winning a game (least corners conceded was the rule in case of a draw). This year the U11As…

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Aquathlon

Prestfelde’s swimmers, possibly inspired by the visit of Ellesmere College’s swimming team at the opening of our new pool last term, swept all before them at the Moreton Hall Aquathlon in September. The Prestfelde team won four out of the six events, matching last year’s success!

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Trumpets

  The Shropshire Music Trust featured two ‘Prestfelde’ trumpeters recently in a workshop with trumpet supremo Crispian Steele-Perkins, pictured here with (among others) Year 6 Olly Connell and OP music scholar Sean Wentel. Crispian famously performs on a host of different types of trumpet, including many old…

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ABRSM music exam results Summer Term

Well done all on a superb set of results – especially in view of the exhausting week before! Detailed results will follow in time, and certificates next term in Celebration Chapel. Date Subject Grade Mark SUNEET AMARNATH PIANO 02 120 Merit JAMES BOUGHEY PIANO 01 109 Pass OLIVER CONNELL SINGING 04 130 Distinction…

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Horn on the 3rd of July…

Prestfelde welcomed “French Horn Connexion” – four local players – to give a short concert and demonstration to all the Senior and Middle School children. They played several short items and finished with Handel’s “Judas Maccabeus”, arranged by Jeremy Lund so that our four horn players…

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Press Release – Scholarship success for Prestfelde pupils

Prestfelde School, a leading independent school in Shrewsbury, is celebrating the success of its pupils in gaining prestigious scholarships. Prestfelde, which educates around 320 boys and girls aged from three to thirteen drawn from all over the county, announced that academic (including maths and science awards), sport…

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2018 Year 6 French Trip blog

After a fantastic week of activities, the Year 6 children have returned safely and tired out from France. Their week is chronicled in the blog which shows what they got up to. Photos from the blog may be downloaded as usual by right-clicking on them. http://www.prestfeldeyear6frenchtrip2018.co.uk/ is the address of the blog…

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