Trent College and The Elms continue to welcome admissions throughout the year. Enquiries and applications can still be made to the Admissions team who will be delighted to talk to you and will continue to demonstrate makes us an excellent place to grow and learn.


Please contact us first to confirm availability prior to applying for a place for your child to join The Elms Nursery & Pre-School.



NEXT STEPS  – Nursery

After registering, we arrange a number of settling in visits to help ensure a smooth transition from home to The Elms. Parents are also invited to come in and meet with staff in the Nursery & Pre-School before your child joins us. A welcome information pack is also provided to all families.

NEXT STEPS  – Pre-School

After registration and confirmation of an offer of a place, children joining Pre-School are invited to join us for a stay and play visit before they start. This is a fun and relaxed opportunity for us to get know your child and for your little one to enjoy some time making friends. Further visits can be arranged, to support with your child’s transition to The Elms. When a child joins Pre-School at The Elms, 15 hour and 30 hour funded places are accessible, subject to availability.


Our staff are highly experienced and receive outstanding feedback on their care and the close bonds they form with the children.


Specialist areas both inside and out allow for each age group to grow and play together, in caring and happy environments.


Varied activities and experiences across the extensive grounds provide lots of fun and opportunities to learn.