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Shrewsbury, UK

Splendid English Plus - Shrewsbury School

About the provider: "Splendid" - Founded in 2002, welcomed 54 nationalities in 2023, British Council and English UK

age icon 11-16 years old

time icon 3 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 21

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Shrewsbury's academic program consists of 21 hours of courses each week. English Skills, Global Minds workshops, and mentorship are among the topics covered. The maximum number of students in each class is 12.

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Shrewsbury is well-known as a traditional independent school. It was founded in 1552 and has Charles Darwin amongst its famous 'old boys'. It is situated across the River Severn from the lively market town of Shrewsbury. Manchester and Birmingham airports are approximately 1.5 hours by road; London Heathrow 3-4 hours.

It has an impressive campus with both traditional and modern buildings. The school's impressive sporting facilities include sports pitches, an astroturf, tennis, squash and fives courts, an indoor sports hall and a 25m 6-lane swimming pool. There are large IT suites, an art studio and a theatre.

What's Included

-All tuition and teaching materials

-Student folder, academic report, DS certificate and course photo

-DS reusable water bottle

-Participation of resident English Student Hosts

-Full board residential accommodation

-Transport and entry fees on all excursions

-Varied daily programme to cater for all interests and abilities

-Close supervision by our resident staff

-Personal laundry for machine washable clothes

-Medical and Travel Insurance (see Terms & Conditions)

-Airport transfers on published arrival/depart ure days for flights scheduled to arrive/depart between 09.00-16.00 from/to: Heathrow, Manchester or Birmingham airports

-Accommodation in traditional or modern boarding houses, with 1-5 bedded rooms, some with private bathrooms

-Common areas on campus with TVs, DVD players, pool tables, and table tennis

-Full board provided

-WiFi available during certain hours

-One full day and one half-day trip each week

-Weekly house nights


  • Wide choice of afternoon activities including sports, fitness, arts & crafts, tech, drama
  • Evening activities include fun team challenges, mystery nights, talent shows, traditional British games, relaxed nights in houses and discos
  • 2 excursions per week e.g. Liverpool (Beatles and World museums), Birmingham (Art Gallery, canal walk, Bullring shopping), Chester Zoo, Drayton Manor Theme Park.


  • Shrewsbury has both traditional and modern boarding houses with 1-5 bedded rooms, shared bathrooms

  • Some girls' rooms have ensuite facilities

  • A school nurse visits regularly

  • Close supervision by our resident staff

  • Full board. Varied menus to suit international students

  • Restricted access to mobile phones. WiFi available (at specific times).


We provide 3 meals a day, plus evening snack. Meals are taken in the attractive dining room. Menus are chosen to appeal to international students.

Specific dietary requirements can be catered for with prior notice.

Pocket Money

We recommend **£60 per week **to cover personal expenses (phone/SIM cards, postcards, stamps, souvenirs, soft drinks, ice creams etc)


2 excursions per week e.g. Liverpool (Beatles and World museums), Birmingham (Art Gallery, canal walk, Bullring shopping), Chester Zoo, Drayton Manor Theme Park.


Airport transfers on published arrival/depart ure days for flights scheduled to arrive/depart between 09.00-16.00 from/to: Heathrow, Manchester or Birmingham airports

We offer a professional and friendly 'Meet and Greet' service.

Airport transfers by coach or taxi are included in the fees on published arrival and departure dates for flights scheduled to arrive/depart between 09.00 and 16.00 hours from/to specific airports (see below).

Once you have collected your luggage you will come out of the Customs Hall and see one of our airport representatives, holding the school sign with your name. Coaches/taxis leave at regular intervals to take you to your centre. On departure, we check you onto your flight and see you through to departures.

Lesson Plan


  • *21 hours' tuition per week (18.5 hours in your arrival week) including English Skills, English Workshops and end-of-week presentation
  • Maximum class size: 12 international students**

**In exceptional circumstances, in order to place students at their correct level, maximum class size may be exceeeded

English Skills

On arrival, you'll be given a written and oral test and placed into an English Skills class appropriate for your age and level Improve core skills, technical accuracy and enhance spoken fluency through engaging and collaborative sessions e.g. Life in a British School - research famous British Schools and design your own!

English Workshops

In these fun, task based sessions, you'll explore new topic areas. Learn through researching, discussing, collaborating and creating Workshop topics vary week to week e.g. Book Design, Drama, Discovering Darwin, Engineering, Journalism, Video Blogs, Visual Poetry! Choose a Workshop (on arrival) that interests you!

Example English Workshop:

-Video Blogs:

  • Understand what blogs are, how and why they are used
  • Identify and use different genres and writing styles e.g. article, report
  • Design a blog using or

Active English

Takes you out of the classroom and teaches you new skills in English e.g. explore British history in Shrewsbury town, interview local residents

Example 'Active English':

-Library Visit:

  • Visit Shrewsbury library and meet the people who work there
  • Learn about the Dewey system used by libraries to arrange books
  • Upon returning to school, write a short review of your favourite book


  • Transfers for those arriving/departing outside our free scheduled times on arrival/departure dates at the airports specified above

  • Courier fee (e.g. for visa invitation letter), if required, £50.


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

July - Boarding

Start 7/3/2024
End 7/17/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,450

July - Boarding

Start 7/3/2024
End 7/24/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price £5,175

July - Boarding

Start 7/3/2024
End 7/31/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price £6,900

July - Boarding

Start 7/10/2024
End 7/31/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price £5,175

July - Boarding

Start 7/17/2024
End 7/31/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,450

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