A Shrewsbury Education is based on the Floreat model, unique to Shrewsbury schools. Floreat means ‘to flourish’ and can relate to people or to institutions. A Shrewsbury education ensures each child ‘flourishes’ (becomes the ‘best version of themselves’ by providing opportunities for development and growth in the areas known as Intellective, Active, Expressive and Reflective.
Shrewsbury’s Floreat model is unique and powerful.
We actively encourage our pupils to develop a range of character strengths grouped around six core Salopian virtues:
Salopian virtues: at a Shrewsbury school, character is everything
The Shrewsbury School motto summarises this emphasis on the development of character Intus Si Recte Ne Labora – ‘if all is right within, trouble not’.