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Pastoral Care

Shrewsbury House offers excellent pastoral care. The well-being and care of the boys is fundamentally important and absolutely central to all that we do. We want your son to be happy and to thrive at Shrewsbury House. Our focus is on the whole child, as we are very aware that all aspects of school life …

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Shape of the School Day

The School opens at 8.00am and boys are registered by their tutors at 8.15am. There are nine periods of lessons per day, with a short break in the morning. There is an hour for lunch with Year 3 taking their lunch first. Lessons finish at 4.00pm, with After-School clubs taking place from 4.15pm until 5.15pm. …

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After-School Clubs

Shrewsbury House offers an extensive choice of after-school clubs and activities, ranging from Prep Club, academic clubs, art, music, sports and other activities such as Chess and Cooking. Our broad-based, progressive and varied curriculum allows boys to hone their skills in myriad subject areas, while developing lifelong learning habits. A wide-ranging extra-curricular programme also adds …

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Term Dates

SUMMER TERM 2021 Begins Wednesday 21st April Half Term Monday 31st May – Friday 4th June Ends Saturday 3rd July (Speech & Sports Day) AUTUMN TERM 2021 Begins Monday 6th September (new pupils start)Tuesday 7th September (whole school starts) Half Term Monday 18th – Friday 29th October Ends Wednesday 8th December SPRING TERM 2022 Begins …

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Residentials, Trips and Tours

Boys will experience a rich choice of outings, residential trips and tours during their time at SHS. Regular day trips are organised to support the curriculum across a number of subject areas. The boys will also participate in a number of days organised by senior schools, either subject days, or Prep School Competitions, such as …

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Catering Provision

The teachers and boys eat together, sampling a delicious daily menu. At Shrewsbury House School, our catering team provides nutritious, well-balanced meals for both staff and pupils. Our goal is to instil a love and understanding of fresh, healthy food at a young age that will positively influence them throughout life. Food is freshly prepared …

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The Library

Our light and expansive Library houses over 7000 books and is designed to encourage, develop and support the love of books and reading. The Library is a busy, vibrant place with colourful displays promoting author visits, books and special events and it encourages a passion for reading. Ample choices of texts across a variety of …

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The School Council

A School Council has been elected annually since 2011, consisting of three boys from each year group plus the Head Boy and Deputy Head Boy. The School Council meets at least once each half of term to discuss a variety of matters relating to School life and is an important conduit for pupil voice. The …

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House System

Each boy at Shrewsbury House belongs to one of the four ‘Houses’ – Drake, Nelson, Grenville and Raleigh. All teaching staff members also belong to a House. Senior boys are involved in the leadership and organisation of the Houses. Boys are immensely proud of their House, and have various opportunities, throughout the year, to represent …

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Parent Partnerships

We recognise the important role that parents and carers play in their child’s development and we work in partnership to ensure that your child’s school life is happy and that they thrive academically. When you join Shrewsbury House Preparatory School as part of the Shrewsbury House School Trust, you are joining a community which places …