Shrewsbury School

Academic Lectures & Events

Throughout the Michaelmas and Lent terms the School organises a range of lectures on a diverse range of subjects. Members of the public are welcome to attend and there is no charge for admission.

These lectures are listed below, together with other academic events on our Calendar.

Wednesday 28 August 2019

 
9:15
Heads of Faculty Meeting
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Monday 2 September 2019

 
12:30
Careers: Upper Sixth Talk UCAS Applications
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Friday 6 September 2019

 
19:30
Darwin Society Lecture
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Saturday 7 September 2019

 
17:30
Cambridge and Oxford Societies: Sixty years of change at Oxford, with a sidelong look at Cambridge Sir Keith Thomas FBA (Hodgson Hall) followed by a Dinner in Kingsland Hall at 7.15pm
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Monday 9 September 2019

 
13:45
Careers: Upper Sixth Talk Making the most of a gap year Florence Midwood, Culsans Gap Travel
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Tuesday 10 September 2019

 
19:30
Careers: Applying to a competitive university
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Tuesday 17 September 2019

 
19:30
Careers: Degree Level Apprenticeships National Apprenticeship Service
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Wednesday 18 September 2019

 
8:30
Careers: Fifth Form Careers Profiling Test
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Thursday 19 September 2019

 
9:00
Geography: Third Form Poverty and Development Day with Empathy Action (ends 1pm)
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17:00
Languages workshop with Chris Dennis, Sports Journalist and Commentator
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18:30
Mathematics: LMS Popular Lectures, Birmingham (depart 3.40pm, return 11pm)
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19:30
Languages Lecture: Modern Foreign Languages in Journalism Chris Dennis, Sports Journalist and Commentator
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Friday 20 September 2019

 
19:30
Sidney Society: Telling the Truth - character and story James Bluemel, documentary film-maker
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Tuesday 24 September 2019

 
19:30
Careers: University Talk on Liberal Arts
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Thursday 26 September 2019

 
14:30
Mathematics: Workshop 1 Magical Maths - an exploration of the reasoning behind Magic Tricks with Ben Sparks
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16:00
Mathematics: Workshop 2 Magical Maths - an exploration of the reasoning behind Magic Tricks with Ben Sparks
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19:30
Academic Extension: Sacred Geometry of Chance - reasons to be optimistic Ben Sparks
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Friday 27 September 2019

 
Careers: USA College Day, Fulbright Commission (London)
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13:45
Careers: LNAT Workshop and Preparation - The Lawyer Portal
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Tuesday 1 October 2019

 
19:00
Chemistry: Sixth Form Lecture at Birmingham University Smack, Crack, Speed and Weed - A Forensic Chemist's Tale (depart 5pm, return 11pm)
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Wednesday 2 October 2019

 
19:00
Shropshire Branch of Geographical Association Lecture
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Thursday 3 October 2019

 
19:30
Business: Lower Sixth Lecture with Phoebe Gormley, Gormley and Gamble, Saville Row
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Tuesday 8 October 2019

 
19:30
Careers: University Talk on Real Estate
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Wednesday 9 October 2019

 
19:30
Academic Extension: Skin Colour in the Ancient World Professor Tim Whitmarsh, Cambridge University
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19:30
Careers: USA University Fair
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Thursday 10 October 2019

 
19:30
Darwin Society Lecture
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Tuesday 15 October 2019

 
19:00
Chemistry: Sixth Form Lecture at Birmingham University Discovering new medicines - The role of the chemist (depart 5pm, return 11pm)
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Wednesday 16 October 2019

 
Economics Conference
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Thursday 17 October 2019

 
19:30
Sports Lecture: My Life in Sport Ed Barnard (O.S.)
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Tuesday 5 November 2019

 
19:00
Chemistry: Sixth Form Lecture at Birmingham University The Chemistry of All Hallows' Eve and Bonfire Night (depart 5pm, return 11pm)
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19:30
Careers: University Talk on Politics and International Relations
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Thursday 7 November 2019

 
19:00
Shropshire Branch of Geographical Association Lecture
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19:30
Medical Society: Dr Julia Head, Specialist Doctor in Medical Oncology
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Wednesday 13 November 2019

 
17:00
Medical Society: Upper Sixth MMI Practice Evening, Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry (depart 5pm, return 9.45pm)
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Thursday 14 November 2019

 
19:30
Bastille Society: Cold War Hot Wars - the Korean and Vietnam Wars 1950-1975 Professor Kevin Ruane, Canterbury Christ Church University
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Monday 18 November 2019

 
Visiting Author Melvin Burgess
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13:50
Creative Writing Workshop with Melvin Burgess
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15:00
Fourth Form Talk and book-signing with Melvin Burgess
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Tuesday 19 November 2019

 
19:00
Chemistry: Sixth Form Lecture at Birmingham University The Periodic Table - Mendeleev's gift to everyone including you and me (depart 5pm, return 11pm)
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Monday 25 November 2019

 
Design and Technology: Sixth Form Lecture Product Design at Warwick University (depart 8am, return 5pm)
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13:30
Art Society Lecture: Photography in Action
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Tuesday 26 November 2019

 
19:30
Careers: Hospitality and Luxury Brand Management Marcus Burnett, Director Burnett Global Education Ltd
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Wednesday 27 November 2019

 
Physics: Sixth Form Lecture Physics in Action at Warwick University (depart 8am, return 5pm)
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Friday 29 November 2019

 
19:30
Darwin Society and Academic Extension: Treatments Tailored to your Genes - The Future of Medicine Professor Ian D Wilson, Imperial College London
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Friday 6 December 2019

 
Fourth Form Enrichment Day: Science in Action at Warwick University (depart 8am, return 6pm)
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