Shrewsbury School

Careers & Higher Education

The Futures Department plays an important part in preparing pupils for the world beyond Shrewsbury School. The Department works as part of the whole school team, supported by the Salopian Club, to provide the best possible advice to pupils on course choices, universities, work experience and co-curricular activities. Old Salopians also benefit from access to support from the Department wherever they are, at every stage on their career path.

Life at Shrewsbury is so busy and full of diverse activities that it can be hard to imagine ever leaving, let alone planning for a future that might still seem a way off. This section of the website provides an overview of the type of support that is available at the School, and further details on the progression routes Salopian embark upon. Please contact the Department if you require any further support or information on

You will find various careers films published throughout this section - including the one below. These are based on interviews with former pupils who have taken the time to share their current career stories, which as you will see are very diverse!


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