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20 Summer Holiday Activities – Keep Learning Going

Maintaining a routine during the summer holidays is a challenge for any parent, but daily activities at home can be…

How to Prepare for Reception – Top Tips for Developing Early Writing

Help develop your child's early writing skills along with their confidence while you learn together at home.

Trent School Debating Goes From Strength to Strength

Debating may be rooted in tradition, but it remains as relevant as ever to young people.

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How to Prepare for Reception

The journey from Pre-School to Reception is an exciting time for children and their parents alike. There are many ways…

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Trent College students help make a difference

As a school community, we are committed to making a positive impact in the wider world. All Year 11 and…

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Why now is the time to consider boarding

As we gradually start to move out of lockdown many are considering what the ‘new normal’ will be for themselves…

School girl sat at a desk, holding a paintbrush and painting a picture
Creative Subjects Are Vital for Children’s Wellbeing

Remote learning has reaffirmed and cemented the place of creative subjects in the curriculum, in particular the role they play…

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The Elms Goes Wild With New Biodiversity Project

As work restarts on the biodiverse garden set within the school’s 45-acre grounds, The Elms embarks on an ambitious new…

The Benefits of Learning a Second Language as a Child

Learning to communicate with others is one of the first and most important lessons we learn in life. The Elms’…