Concord College, UK

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This article is about the UK school. For the US university previously called Concord College, see Concord University. For other uses, see Concord (disambiguation).

Concord College is an independent private co-educational international day/boarding school in Shropshire, England situated in the grounds of Acton Burnell Castle.[1] The college admits students aged between 12 and 19; the majority of whom come from overseas. In 2008, The Times league table for independent co-educational schools in the UK placed Concord third, its highest ever ranking.[2]

In 2009, to celebrate its 60th year, Concord was visited by the Princess Royal.[3]

History[edit]

The main building of Concord College is Acton Burnell Hall,[1] the manor house of Acton Burnell Castle.

Notable former pupils[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Acton Burnell Castle". English Heritage. Retrieved 6 Sep 2013. 
  2. ^ "Shropshire's Concord College in Nation's Top 5". Shropshire Star. 24 Aug 2013. Retrieved 6 Sep 2013. 
  3. ^ "Royal Visit". Concord College. 1 Dec 2012. Retrieved 6 Sep 2013. 

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Coordinates: 52°36′50″N 2°41′21″W / 52.6139°N 2.6893°W / 52.6139; -2.6893