Head’s Blog

Our CLEAR Learning Programme

1st September 2021

by Diane Browne Characteristics of Adcote School are: We are proudly non-selective (don’t believe in “writing children off”, understanding that some blossom later, for many different reasons) We are proudly…

Catastrophisation

22nd March 2021

by Diane Browne I’ve learned a new word during lockdown: catastrophisation. It’s a lot easier to understand than it is to say. It means, put simply, to turn a negative…

Why Adcote?

15th March 2021

I am so privileged to be Headmistress of such a wonderful school. It is a daily pleasure to be part of this vibrant community, shaping and witnessing the incredible development…

Adcote wins ‘Senior School of the Year’ Award

4th March 2021

Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been named ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’ in prestigious national awards after undergoing a “remarkable journey” of transformation. Senior School of the Year is…

Response to remote learning needs due to lockdown

15th February 2021

From the lockdown announcement to actual closure of school was 2 working days (19/20 March). Our Senior Leadership Team had already anticipated lockdown (as had most other schools) so preliminary…

Breaking moulds and pushing boundaries at Adcote

4th February 2021

Girls learning how to change a car tyre is not a common sight to see in a school, but this is Adcote School where girls are regularly challenged and pushed…

Adcote shortlisted for ‘Senior School of the Year’

14th October 2020

Adcote School has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’. The news comes after the non-selective all-girl’s school won a national award for its Prep…

Adcote School retains delivery of a robust curriculum for students

15th July 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has provided an unwelcome interruption to the learning of young students but, as a Google school, Adcote has been able to retain the delivery of a robust…

Changing faces in the undergrowth

4th October 2016

Of course we welcome new faces here at Adcote – but a horse, followed by a gorilla and now at the start of the autumn term….a stag? We are very…

A note from the head

4th October 2016

OUR new chief Diane Browne says she has been delighted by the warmth of the welcome she has received at Adcote this week. In her inaugural assembly, she encouraged girls…