Shrewsbury School

eNewsletter: Friday 4th October 2019

Notices to Parents and Guardians

Mental Health in Teens – presentation to parents

The Powerpoint presentation from the talk given to parents last Friday (27th September) by mental health expert Jacqui Cox have been published on the Parent Portal. They can be accessed via the following link: 

Shrewsbury School Coaches

Parents, guardians and pupils are advised that in future, any notices regarding live coach journeys will be posted on the School’s Twitter feed on relevant travel days. We hope this will be an effective way to communicate updates regarding any delays.

House Singing Competition Live Stream

We are delighted that once again this year, parents and friends of Shrewsbury School who are not able to be in the Alington Hall for the House Singing Competition will be able to watch the event live online. There will be a live broadcast running in Quod thoughout the evening and it will also be available to access anywhere in the world via the following link:

The Competition itself begins at 18.30 BST on Friday 18th October, and the broadcast will begin at 18.15 with an introduction and welcome from our host commentators Mr Walters and Mr Percival.

After the Competition has ended, the broadcast will still be available to view continuously via this page until 11.00 BST on Saturday 19th October. House Singing DVDs will be on sale in November.

Please support ‘Team Shrewsbury School’ in the Shrewsbury Half-Marathon this Sunday, 6th October

This Sunday morning, 45 members of the School community - pupils, staff, parents and Old Salopians - will be taking part in the annual Shrewsbury Half Marathon. They are raising funds for two charities that work in two of the poorest countries in the world. The Andrew Grene Foundation supports a school that is carrying out incredible work with children in Haiti following the devastating earthquake in 2010 and is also transforming the lives of over 1,500 Haitian women through a microfinance project. Medic Malawi funds a hospital in Mtunthama, rural Malawi, together with a clinic for feeding the malnourished, an orphanage for 70 children, and the Shrewsbury School Eye Clinic.

To sponsor Team Shrewsbury School, please donate using the following links:

The race route passes Shrewsbury School at around the 7-mile point. Just after a tough climb up to Kennedy Road, the runners will come along Ashton Road from the Gorswen tennis courts and then go past the Moss Gates. If parents and friends would like to cheer Team Shrewsbury School on from this vantage point, do please come along. The lead runners should be coming through from just after 9.30am.

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