Icelandic Adventures

December 1 2023

During October half term, Mr Bishton, Mrs Sutton and Mrs Rumble took 29 students to visit Iceland. Known as the land of ‘Fire and Ice’, it gave the students lots of opportunities to engage with the rugged and beautiful landscape alongside the hospitality and traditions of the Nordic people. On the first day students were….

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In our annual remembrance service at Shrewsbury High, all our students and staff gathered together to reflect on our nation’s history, its heroes and to cherish the memories of those who sacrificed their lives for the sake of freedom.  Sixth Former Sophie read the poem “For the Fallen” by Laurence Binyon, our Senior Choir performed….

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As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), Shrewsbury High School has been educating girls in the heart of Shrewsbury for over 135 years. Following on the published findings of the GDST’s landmark national research in The Girls’ Futures Report, Shrewsbury High School is delighted to be hosting a special ‘In conversation with’ event….

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Visions & Values in colour!

October 20 2023

At our whole school Open Morning this year, we were delighted to welcome Hannah Williams from Scribble Inc Ltd.  who was able to translate the presentations from our Head Darren Payne, Head of Juniors Kate Millichamp and Head Girl Harriet into this wonderful piece of artwork. Hannah is a live scribe and illustrator and is….

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Wonderful Weimar Exchange

October 20 2023

Earlier this term we were delighted to welcome students and teachers from our partner school in Weimar, Germany. In February, we had a truly unforgettable experience in Germany; so we wanted to ensure that we gave our German visitors an equally special time. Students were keen to take part in lots of different lessons, both….

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At our Sixth Form Open Evening this week, we were joined by current year 11 pupils and parents and a large number of year 11 students and families from other schools, all wanting to find out more about why the Sixth Form at Shrewsbury High is the best place for their daughter.  We enjoyed presentations….

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New iPads for Junior Pupils

September 11 2023

Prior to the move to Town Walls, we launched a Digital Vision for our Junior School, stating an ambition to remain at the forefront of technology and to encourage our girls to be motivated by change; able to learn new skills quickly and embrace the incredible pace at which technology advances in the modern world…..

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GCSE results 2023

August 24 2023

Staff and parents joined with year 11 students at Shrewsbury High School to congratulate the girls on their achievements in this year’s GCSE exams and SHS Head Darren Payne expressed his pride at their academic success but equally of how the students have navigated the challenges of the last few years, “We are delighted with….

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Shrewsbury High School Sixth Formers have demonstrated once again their talent and resilience in navigating an unpredictable examinations landscape by achieving another excellent set of A-level results in 2023. With 89% of students heading off to their first choice of university it has been another successful results day at the school.  SHS students will take….

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Shrewsbury High Young Rep perform as part of the Festival of Order and Chaos On Thursday 13th July 2023 we took 17 budding young actors to perform a new piece of writing by Stef Smith called ‘The Pack’ at the Birmingham Rep Theatre. We have been exploring this play with Lisa Morris, director from the….

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ArtsFest 2023

July 28 2023

  ArtsFest, our annual celebration of the arts, brought the summer term to a celebratory end as pupils from Reception to Sixth Form took part in workshops and performances in art, dance, drama and music and a special evening dedicated to Languages – Linguafest! All students started the week with a danceathon on the school….

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Shrewsbury High School’s Junior Head Kate Millichamp will present to the International Coalition of Girls’ School conference in Cleveland, Ohio later this month on the power of play to grow successful and happy young people.  She will be joined by Head of RPE and PSHE at Shrewsbury High, Carla Tonks, a GARC* research fellow who….

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