Concord College, Acton Burnell

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Concord College
Established 1949
Type Independent, Day and Boarding
Principal Neil G Hawkins
Location Acton Burnell
United Kingdom
DfE number 893/6020
Gender Coeducational
Ages 13–18

Concord College is an independent 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 2009, to celebrate its 60th year, Concord was visited by the Princess Royal.[2]


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


In 2010, The Times league table for independent co-educational schools in the UK placed Concord first, its highest ever ranking.[3]

Notable former pupils[edit]

Notable staff[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Acton Burnell Castle". English Heritage. Retrieved 6 Sep 2013. 
  2. ^ "Royal Visit". Concord College. 1 Dec 2012. Retrieved 6 Sep 2013. 
  3. ^ "School League Tables". Concord College. Retrieved 9 Jan 2016. 

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