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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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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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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 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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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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School Games Mixed Tag Rugby  

The School Games is a programme designed to keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best. We are proud to be part of the programme and pleased to be able to offer our facilities and host this, and other events.   Our pitches…

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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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