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Prestfelde is a finalist in the ‘Independent Schools of the Year 2021’ Awards

We are delighted to announce that we are a finalist in the prestigious ‘Prep School of the Year 2021’ category for an ‘Independent Schools of the Year 2021’ award! The ‘Independent Schools of the Year 2021’ awards are organised every year by the Independent School Parent magazine, with several categories to enter,…

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Join us for our next Open Morning

On Friday 1st October between 1030 – 1330, we will throw open our doors for prospective families who may be thinking of a Prestfelde education. It will be wonderful to be able to welcome prospective families interested in joining the school once again.  Since our last Open Day in our Autumn term of 2019, there have been…

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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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Yr8 Scholarships

We are delighted to share the news that a number of our Year 8 Pupils have been awarded Academic Scholarships to Shrewsbury School and Concord College. Our Head Boy George and Deputy Head Boy Richard have been awarded Butler Scholarships, Head Girl Isabel and Deputy Head Girl Katie awarded Alington Scholarships along with…

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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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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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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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Shrewsbury Bookfest’s The Big Book Awards 2020

Throughout the Spring term, Year 6 took part in Shrewsbury Bookfest’s The Big Book Award 2020 alongside hundreds of pupils from schools across the County. Pupils got the chance to read six shortlisted books that were up for ‘Book of the Year’ throughout the term and vote for their favourite. They also had the…

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