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    Ellesmere College

    Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 362 Boys / / 187 Girls

    Age Range: 7-19 Years

    Founded: 1884

    Location Description

    Standing in its own stunning grounds of more than 50 hectares, the school is conveniently located near the small, historic town of Ellesmere, and is less than 100 kilometres from both of England’s second major cities, Manchester and Birmingham. Students can benefit from the vast range of activities both cities have to offer whilst living and studying in a tranquil English country setting. Situated midway between Chester and Shrewsbury, Ellesmere is just off the A495 and is easily accessed via the UK motorway network. Airports at Manchester (1 hour 15 minutes by road), Liverpool (1 hour by road) and Birmingham (1 hour 30 minutes by road) are within easy reach.

    School Contact Details

    Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 9AB

    Tel: 01691 622321

    Email: registrar@ellesmere.com



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