Shrewsbury School signs agreement for its first international school in India

Shrewsbury School is delighted to announce a new partnership with Jagran Social Welfare Society to establish its first international boarding school in India. The signing ceremony took place in Shrewsbury School’s Moser Library and was witnessed by Shrewsbury Headmaster Leo Winkley, along with governors of Shrewsbury School and the Chairman and Vice-Chairs of Jagran Social Welfare Society.

Shrewsbury International School India, which is set to open in 2025, will span across 115 acres in Bhopal, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, India in the heart of the country. Shrewsbury International School India will be Shrewsbury’s fifth international school following the announcement in 2022 of Shrewsbury International School Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the existing international school in Hong Kong and the further two schools in Bangkok, Thailand.

The School will be a full co-educational boarding school for ages 11 to 18 and will follow Shrewsbury’s distinctive version of whole person education Floreat, which offers the very best academic, co-curricular and pastoral provision with state-of-the-art classroom, sporting, drama, music and living facilities.

Shri Hari Mohan Gupta, Chairman of Jagran Social Welfare Society, said: “It is very exciting to sign the agreement with Shrewsbury School UK. It’s a great opportunity for us and as Chairman, I would like to express my gratitude and thanks to the team at Shrewsbury who have worked very hard on this agreement, it’s very exciting for us.”

Shrewsbury School’s Chair of Governors Tim Haynes added: “This signing marks a very historic moment in Shrewsbury’s history. We are absolutely delighted to be working with the Jagran Social Welfare Society who already have considerable experience in education in India.”

Headmaster, Leo Winkley added: “We are thrilled to be working with our partners to bring the full boarding experience of a Shrewsbury education to India.”

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