Award Winning Senior School

An outstanding education for girls; challenging and inspiring lessons, a rich variety of extra-curricular activities and a supportive and caring family of pupils and teachers - welcome to Shrewsbury High School - proud to have been educating girls since 1885!

Located in the heart of Shrewsbury, on the banks of the River Severn, our Senior School is a day school for girls in Years 7-13, an exciting next step on your daughter's academic journey.

We accept girls to our Senior School throughout the school year and if you would like to book a tour or talk to us about bringing your daughter to our Senior Department, please get in touch with Sharon Jones, our Admissions Officer on 01743 494 038 or admissions@shr.gdst.net to find out full details.  Full Admissions Information can be found by visiting Admissions.

From Modern Languages, History and English through to Physics, Biology and Maths, our pupils are taught by specialist teachers in small class sizes and encouraged to question and to challenge, to push their own learning forward.  Subjects are taught in varied and interesting ways with the aim of encouraging a lifelong enthusiasm for learning and discovery and with Music, Sport, Art and Drama at the heart of life at Shrewsbury High, plus an exciting super-curriculum. your daughter's academic adventure really is just beginning.

​Setting is used to enable teaching to be tailored to individuals. All setting is fluid and girls may move between sets during the year as they progress to ensure that teaching is always directed to their specific needs and offers the appropriate level of stretch and support. 

We have a combination of Full Reports, Grade Cards and Academic Targets published in Senior School to support the girls' learning. These are published online and accessed through Firefly which ensures parents have a frequent and comprehensive update on how their children are progressing. In addition, these methods of feedback dovetail with our Parents' Evenings.