Adcote School

Little Ness, Shrewsbury

Adcote is a unique and vibrant girl’s school located in a beautiful rural setting in Shrewsbury. Adcote was originally a country house and boasts 30 acres of beautifully landscaped parkland surrounding the school. Enthusiastic and dedicated teaching professionals are the essence of Adcote’s success and small class sizes make individual attention a reality. Adcote offers a variety and breadth of education – all pupils benefit from excellent tuition in a range of activities including tennis, horse riding, gymnastics and swimming. British values are at the forefront of the school’s ethos and as a school community, the country’s diverse heritage is celebrated.

Key Facts

Location Shrewsbury
School Status Girls
Headteacher Mrs Diane Brown
Available Courses Year 4-A level
Accommodation Boarding
Number of students 210
Number in 6th Form  25
Number International 12
Number from China 6
Facilities Sports hall, tennis court, great hall, music practice room
Features Academic success in the Sciences
Academic achievements At A Level  half of all grades achieved (50%) were either A* or A, and 85% of all grades achieved were at least B or above.
University destinations Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Imperial College, Bath University and Russell Group universities
Examples of University courses entered Law, Accountancy & Finance, Business Management, Natural Science, Media, Journalism, Mathematics, Politics, Medical Physics, Psychology, English, Molecular Biology, Medicine



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Educational Courses Covered

Subjects offered at A-level are:

Art and Design, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Drama & Theatre Studies, English Literature, Food Technology, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, BTEC Performing Arts, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sport & Physical Education.



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