On Sunday 13th May between 1pm and 4pm, the School will be hosting it’s
Summer Open Day. Music and activity will abound as staff and pupils
welcome visitors to their annual summer event. Record numbers of
families have already expressed their interest on the School’s website
to attend the event and it is expected that many Old Ellesmerians will
be returning for the day too.
The School will be particularly
busy on the 13th as they play hosts to the Shropshire Cricket Board
annual Under 13 Club Cricket Festival.
The School’s environment
may be rural but its outlook is global. The School welcomes students
from over 20 nations, with a wide range of academic ability and children
from all social backgrounds. Academic success is measured by each
individual student achieving the very best they can, in a school that is
famously forward looking and innovative.
Wignall, now in his 16th year, has created a school that is people
centred and not driven by statistics. He explained, ‘Ellesmere College
is a school that focuses on the individual and everyone is valued
equally. The School takes pride in the achievements of each and every
student and relishes the rich range of personalities and passions.
Ellesmere takes sport, the arts and the many varied extra-curricular
activities it offers very seriously - sport, the arts and activities are
for all pupils, participating for the sheer joy that being part of
something bigger can bring - no matter what level they perform or
Brendan Wignall commented, ‘Education needs to
begin with pupils aiming to achieve their best possible examination
results, but cannot stop there: in the current economic circumstances it
has never been more important to prepare young people for the
employment challenges ahead in their adult life: that all begins at
Details for the Open Day can be found on the School’s website, by clicking here
or by contacting the School’s Registrar, Debbie Smith, on 01691 622321 or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
20th September 2012 Back to News