List of Independent Schools in Shropshire

There are a range of independent schools in Shropshire covering mixed schools, schools for boys and schools for girls.

Below you’ll find a list of those schools that we have included which have entry into year 7 (11 Plus entry).

Shropshire Independent Schools accepting entry into year seven

Moreton Hall

Moreton Hall is a mixed school from age 0-11 but an all girls school from age 12-18.

Moreton Hall- 473 pupils.

“Moreton Hall combines excellent academic results with a focus on developing the individual. They offer girls an outstanding opportunity to flourish in a friendly, caring environment. The school is set in 100 acres with an all-weather surface, indoor pool and en suite VI form boarding houses. Opportunities in music, drama, sport, art, Moreton Enterprises (businesses run by girls). Co-ed to 11, girls 11-18.”

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Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High School is a mixed school from 3-13 and an all girls school from 14-18.

Shrewsbury High School- 643 pupils.

“Shrewsbury High School is a high-performing day school with senior and prep schools, teaching boys from 3-13 and girls from 3-18, located close to the town centre. They believe that learning should be enjoyable, that respect is earned, and everyone is an individual. The senior school achieves consistently high exam results and an enviable reputation in arts, sports, music and drama.”

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Wrekin College

Wrekin College is a mixed school.

Wrekin College- 407 pupils.

“Wrekin College is a co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 18. The individual lies at the heart of everything they try to achieve. A busy and purposeful school, they want everyone to find his/her niche and feel happy. Individuals develop their characters as well as qualifications; to exceed their expectations whilst becoming interesting and fulfilled members of the human race.”

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Preparing for entry into an Independent School

We have developed a section on how to prepare for Independent school exams and how to prepare for Independent School interviews so do please feel free to use these resources if you would like to.

If you are thinking of trying for an Independent School scholarship or bursary then please see our information page on that topic.

Equally, many independent schools publish past papers and we have past papers and sample papers which are useful for preparation in all the core areas:

Free sample 11 Plus English practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Maths practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Non-Verbal Reasoning practice and past papers