Shrewsbury House School
|Shrewsbury House School|
|Surrey, KT6 6RL, United Kingdom|
(Latin for " I Aim for the Hights")
|Head of school||Kevin Doble|
|Age||7 to 14|
|Number of students||320 (Approx.)|
|Average class size||15|
|Campus type||4.5 Acres|
|Phone:||(+44) 0 20 8399 3066|
|Fax:||(+44) 0 20 8339 9529|
Shrewsbury House is an independent day preparatory school for boys aged 7 to 13, in Surbiton, Surrey, England. It was founded in 1865. It has been an educational trust since 1979. It is administered by a Board of Governors. All of the Governors, except two of the educationalists and the medical expert, are former parents.
The old headmaster Mr Mark Ross left at the end of the summer term 2010 and was replaced by Kevin Doble the current headmaster.
The Good Schools Guide called the school a "popular, high achieving school", adding that it "very successfully fulfills its aims".
The school also has a reputation for having strong sports teams. The school also has a strong academic side entering many famous prep school competitions such as the Harrow History Prize, more commonly known as the Townsend Warner as well as the much more recent Quiz Club and the City of London Freemans School Love Langueges competition.
- Sir Stirling Moss the most famous racing driver 'never to win the drivers championship'
- Bertram Armytage, famous explorer and co-leader of experdition Nimrod (Ernest Shackleton's experdition to the south pole
- "Independent Schools Council SHS".
- This is translated as "I aim for the hights"
- Shrewsbury House School Website