Shrewsbury School

The Sidney Society

The Sidney Society is named in commemoration of the School's most famous literary figure, Sir Philip Sidney (1554-86). 

Throughout the academic year, the Sidney Society arranges:

  • formal lectures and competitions two or three times a term;
  • directed talks (internal or external speakers) aimed at particular groups of either GCSE or A Level students, particularly for revision during the Summer Term;
  • Third Form conversaziones once or twice a term;
  • Sixth Form soirées - poetry readings, talks, papers by students, films - anything that's not on an exam syllabus (again once or twice a term);
  • theatre trips, reading trips etc.

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