27-28 Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1TN
10 reasons to choose Shrewsbury High Junior School
Shrewsbury High Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Shrewsbury and one of the 3 best primary schools for 3 miles.
Shrewsbury High Junior School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 4 and 11 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Shrewsbury High School, an all-through school to age 18. Shrewsbury High Junior School fees range from £3,591 (Rec) to £4,430 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Shrewsbury High Junior School has one class per year and an average class size of 10 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Junior girls move up to Shrewsbury High School.
The Shrewsbury High Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French. School promotes enquiry and thinking skills with a ‘creative curriculum’ for Years 1 to 6 which links English, history, geography, and RE through a termly theme. ‘Period X’ is a weekly topical lesson for all years promoting skills for mental wellbeing, physical wellbeing, personal development, and creativity. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. Weekly Forest School sessions for pupils up to Year 2.
Specialist teachers for music, languages and sport throughout, for art, drama and DT from Year 3, and for science from Year 5.
Sport at Shrewsbury High Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Shrewsbury High Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Shrewsbury High Junior School
Longnor Church of England Primary School (6.9 miles); St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Bratton (11.5 miles); Priorslee Primary Academy (15.3 miles).
Shrewsbury School (1 mile); Shrewsbury High School (2.1 miles); Adcote School for Girls (8.7 miles).
The Priory School, A Business and Enterprise College (0.2 miles); Belvidere School (2.4 miles); Thomas Telford School (14.2 miles).