Adcote School for Girls

Shropshire, United Kingdom

Location: Shropshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age range: 4 - 18 years

About Adcote School for Girls

Adcote School, located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, is an all-through day and boarding school for girls aged four to 18. It was founded in 1907 by a Mrs Gough. Back then it only had two day pupils and five boarding pupils. Today, it has approximately 153 day students and 125 boarders, making a total of 278 pupils. 

Adcote School was purchased by a private company in 1927 and is now owned by a charitable trust. In the Manor House there are classrooms and boarding houses. Playing fields and parks surround the site. 


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Values and vision

Adcote is a strong advocate of British values and celebrates the country’s diversity. It aims to teach students respect for one another and high standards of behaviour. Charitable work is seen as important. The school and the pupils play an active role in the Rotary Club. 

Teachers aim to help girls succeed in the 21st century by building their confidence. Pupils are taught from a young age about gender equality and their ability to achieve anything they want in life if they work hard.  

ISI report

“The teaching enables pupils to make good progress, encompasses effective behaviour management and is supported by suitable resources. Arrangements are made to safeguard and promote the welfare of pupils by means that pay due regard to current statutory guidance; good behaviour is promoted; bullying is prevented so far as reasonably practicable; health and safety requirements are met, including those relating to fire safety; provision is made for first aid.”

View Adcote School for Girls’ latest ISI report

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Address: Little Ness, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 2JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1939 260202