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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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National Schools Recycling Project

As part of our Eco-schools work, we are collecting bottle tops as part of a national schools recycling project organised by the local British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry. The idea is for each participating school to fill the giraffe with bottle tops (once or as many times as needed over a one-month period) and use them to…

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Thanks for being great sports!

Over the last two cold January weekends we have welcomed our parents to join in our weekly Saturday sports. Invited to ‘have a go’ at netball and lacrosse parents turned up with bags of enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved. Encouraging our parents to join in provided for a fun and engaging taster session of netball…

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Press Release: Shrewsbury School Scholarship Success

Prestfelde School, a leading independent school in Shrewsbury, is celebrating the success of five of their Year 8 pupils in gaining prestigious awards from Shrewsbury School. Following the recent assessments, ‘The Sir Michael Palin All Rounder Scholarships’ were awarded to Edward Key and Clemmy Sowden. Launched in 2017 the…

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A football treble for Prestfelde!!!

Our U11s and U13s both won the main Shrewsbury School six a-side football festival, beating off both local and national teams. Our U11s beat Terra Nova, Old Hall and St.George’s 3-1 in the final to lift the trophy for the fifth time in six years! Our U13s beat Priory, Cothill, St. Anselm’s, Lockers Park and Terra…

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U13 Boys qualify for National Final

Prestfelde under 13 boys team qualify for the National final against Millfield Prep on Tuesday 9th July at Oakham school. Having already beaten Northampton School for boys, Bromsgrove and Trent College, Prestfelde travelled to Cheadle hulme in the National semi-final. Batting first, Cheadle Hulme bowled very tightly throughout…

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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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Prestfelde awarded gold school games mark

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the coveted School Games Gold Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year. This is the second consecutive year we have achieved the Gold Award. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for…

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