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Top Music Scholarships for Prestfelde Musicians

Two Year 8 musicians from Shrewsbury’s Prestfelde School have won prestigious scholarships to Shrewsbury School, following tough auditions earlier this month. Twelve-year-old Barney W from Shrewsbury played trombone, piano and drums as well as singing two solos. Barney takes lessons at the Royal Northern College of Music’s…

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Old Prestfeldian News

Our Senior school chapel before half term promoted the importance of ‘Physical Health and Wellbeing’, how developing good habits can strengthen our mindset and confidence. We welcomed Jack Bywater (Old Prestfeldian and Head Boy) to share his experiences of running. First of all, he took the Gymshark challenge66.…

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New Heads of School

Congratulations to Emilia and Kieran on their appointments as Head Girl and Head Boy, and to Isabel and Atharv on their appointment as Deputy Head Girl and Deputy Head Boy.

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U9 Football Tournament winners!

On Wednesday 13th October we hosted an U9 football tournament and won! Six victories against Birchfield, Hallfield, Old Hall, Packwood, The Royal, and West House meant the side finished unbeaten and were crowned deserved champions. Our Director of Sport, Mr. Rob Newey said, “It was lovely to invite six schools to play in…

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10th Anniversary Cross-Country Prep School Championships

Earlier this month 43 of our Prestfelde pupils represented our school at the ’10th Anniversary Cross-Country Prep School Championships’ hosted by the Royal Shrewsbury School Hunt. Our pupils did amazingly well, our U11 boys, U13 boys and girls came 3rd, U11 girls came 2nd and our U9 boys and girls came 1st. Well…

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We are the ‘Mastermind Challenge Cup 2021′ winners!

We are pleased to announce that we are the first winners of the new Malvern College ‘Masterminds Challenge Cup Competition 2021’. A team of Year 7 pupils made up of Ava L-C, Carys T, George J, and Willow S, took part in the brand new challenge competition at Malvern College, Worcestershire on Thursday 14th October. Prep…

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Welcome Back Prestfeldians!

This week it has been an absolute pleasure to welcome all Prestfeldians back to school and a joy to see so many happy faces! We have welcomed many new families, pupils, and staff to school, and our Head, Mrs. Orchard spoke in her chapel about the importance of ‘new beginnings’ and being ready to seize every opportunity…

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Prestfelde are U12 County Champions

On Friday 18th June the U12 cricket team competed in the County Cup Finals held at Shrewsbury School. The day was brilliantly organised and once again Prestfelde faced Packwood Haugh in the final. Having successfully challenged Adam’s Grammar School and Wrekin College earlier in the competition, this was the third…

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Prestfelde Shortlisted in the Tes Independent School Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that we are a contender to win one of the highest honours in the independent school sector. The Tes Independent School Awards 2021 are organised every year, with several categories to enter, and we have been shortlisted in the category of ‘Pre-prep School of the Year’ amongst some of the UK’s…

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Welcome Back to School

This week we welcomed all our pupils back together, we were extremely proud of the remote learning provision we had put in place, which included a full programme of live and interactive lessons from early years through to Year 8, but the energy and enthusiasm this week has been unimaginable. In the classroom, on the games…

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