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Headmaster’s Welcome

Established in 1865, Shrewsbury House School is one of England’s oldest boys’ Preparatory Schools and educates boys from the ages of 7 to 13 years. At age 13, our boys move up to their senior schools as intellectually curious young men who have had numerous opportunities to shine and reach their full potential. At Shrewsbury …

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Aims and Ethos

Shrewsbury House School has a reputation for excellence in all areas. Mission Statement At Shrewsbury House, we aim to educate the whole child by providing unequalled opportunities and support in breadth and depth for the ongoing development of academic, cultural, aesthetic, moral, sporting and practical dimensions of the boys’ lives. Our Values Respect Perseverance Integrity …

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Safeguarding

The Governors and the Headmaster fully recognise the School’s responsibilities for safeguarding and child protection, in particular the role we can fulfil as part of a wider system of safeguarding, with a child’s welfare and best interests as our paramount concern. We strongly believe that Shrewsbury House School should provide a caring, positive, safe and …

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Governors

Please find below a list of our current governors, the date of their appointment and their background. If you wish to correspond with Mr Johns, Chairman of Governors, please address your communication to him C/O Shrewsbury House School Trust, 107 Ditton Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 6RL.

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Facilities

The school site is set in a beautiful leafy area in Surbiton, Surrey. Although the main school house dates back to the Arts and Crafts movement, our modern facilities support the excellent teaching and learning that takes place at Shrewsbury House Prep. Light-filled, well-equipped classrooms provide the perfect learning environment for our small classes with …

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School History

Established in 1865, Shrewsbury House School is one of England’s oldest boys’ Preparatory Schools and recently celebrated its 150th year of educating boys. Founded by Henry Wilson, a local clergyman, the School was originally located in the centre of Surbiton and derived its name from the Wilson family’s association with the town of Shrewsbury in …

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Shrewsbury House School Trust

Shrewsbury House School Trust is a charitable Trust and operates three independent fee-paying day schools that seek to provide the best possible educational experiences for children. The three schools are: The Rowans, a co-educational school for children aged between 3 and 7; Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory School, a co-educational school for children aged between 3 and …

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Policies and Privacy Notices

Privacy Notices: Other policies can be obtained from the Registrar, Ms F. Sweetland – registrar@shstrust.net. These include: the School’s Educational and Welfare Provision for pupils with EHC plans the School’s Educational Provision policy for pupils who speak English as an additional language. Details of Leavers’ destinations and a list of Scholarships and Awards, along with …

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ISI Inspection Report

Following an inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in November 2017, we are pleased to announce that Shrewsbury House Prep School has met all standards, with no recommendations or action points given. Shrewsbury House School was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in May 2013. ‘The overall achievement of the pupils is excellent, …

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Old Boys’ Society (SHOBS)

In 2015 the School celebrated its 150th Anniversary and as a community we engaged in looking at the history as well as the future of Shrewsbury House. This significant milestone presented us a marvellous opportunity to launch our Old Boys’ Society. It is intended that SHOBS will exist to enable Old Boys to renew friendships …

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Working at SHS Trust

Shrewsbury House is an academically rigorous school. The boys, from 7-13, are highly able and do benefit from being stretched intellectually and nurtured pastorally. Teaching at Shrewsbury House affords the opportunity to prepare boys for some of the most competitive world-class senior schools. The following schools are regular destinations for our boys: Charterhouse, Cranleigh School, …