An excellent education
For Boys & Girls from 0-18
We are a thriving independent day and boarding school with the belief that with the right support and opportunities every child can achieve their personal best. In our community, pupils achieve more than their very best exam results. Every day is a chance to discover new passions and skills, preparing for a future filled with possibilities.
reputation in numbers
BTEC Distinction or above
Grade 7 or above at GCSE (2020)
A* – A Grades at A Level (2020)
whole school open morning 6 march
Our next school open morning on Saturday 6 March gives you the opportunity to meet our inspiring staff and discover what makes our schools special places to learn and develop. Booking is essential. Find out more about this and upcoming events.
We know that making crucial decisions about the next steps for your child is complex at this time, so we are focused on providing the most relevant information possible. Please get in touch to receive tailored details, including links to our library of online video content.
a MODERN OUTLOOK.
Our reputation for excellence has grown since we first opened our doors in 1868. As the quality education we provide has expanded to include primary and nursery children, so has our vision for the future. We are committed to delivering a 21st century education which enables all pupils to flourish.
The Elms, Nursery & Pre-School
The Elms private day Nursery and Pre-School provides a happy, safe environment for children aged six weeks to four years…
The Elms, Junior School
We provide an exceptional education with a wealth of opportunities. In a warm, caring environment children aged four to eleven…
Trent College, Senior School
We support every pupil in their journey to become the best they can be. Pupils aged eleven to sixteen can…
Trent College, Sixth Form
Be part of a vibrant, close-knit community of aspirational young people aged sixteen to eighteen. We provide our students with…
years of history
Discover passions and skills
Pupils of all ages can reach their academic potential at our nurturing yet challenging schools.
Opportunity and inclusivity form the foundations of music provision at Trent College and The Elms.
Our schools have a shared commitment to sports participation across all age groups and abilities.
Passionate teachers and diverse opportunities inspire all pupils to explore creative expression.
We are following Government guidelines in terms of school site closure and re-opening. We are providing a safe environment into which pupils can return in line with Government scheduling. We are also pleased to provide a strong remote learning provision for those unable to return to school or in the event of school closure. Information for parents on this can be found here for Trent College and here for The Elms. The school has a dynamic full risk assessment covering the return of pupils and staff to the site in the Covid-19 environment, summary details of which can be found here.