Where education is ‘serious fun’
The alma mater of Charles Darwin, he would be proud of ‘floreat’ teaching model adopted by Shrewsbury which draws on the philosophy of Aristotle and champions independence of mind, self-mastery, social intelligence, and critical thinking. Set on the banks of the River Severn, the rural campus is in walking distance of the charming county town of Shrewsbury. The Head, Leo Winkley, has imbued this traditional school with a sense of originality, encouraging purposefulness with playfulness and a focus on developing the cultural capital of each pupil. The excellent “Futures” department prepares pupils for university and the world of work, and co-curricular activities and charitable ventures ensures that Shrewsbury offers an all round education.