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Boarding at Trent means access to a vibrant community of over 130 students from over 20 different countries.

Our students tell us they gain these benefits from living in our boarding houses:

  • Less travelling time and more time for work and leisure
  • Care and warmth from staff
  • New friends
  • An appreciation of other cultures
  •  (For Sixth Form boarders) a step towards the independence they will have at university or in future life.

Boarding develops confidence, independence, social skills, positive thinking, respect for others and a sense of responsibility for the welfare of the community.

Boarders make strong friendships upon whom they can depend for support when life, as it can, becomes demanding. All of this provides excellent preparation for the different demands that will be made of those who move away from home.

Our extensive grounds offer the space, beauty and scope for recreation; the boarding houses complement that with warmth, care and a place that feels like home.

The schedule for boarding pupils

Week Days
07.40 - 08.10   Breakfast in the Obolensky Dining Hall
08.30   Registration with tutor group then lessons
17.30   Boarders' Supper
18.20   Registration by Duty Tutor in the boarding houses
18.30   Supervised prep in the House, Library or Sixth Form Centre
20.00   Free time or house activities

Morning Lessons for Year 9-13 then afternoon sports fixtures or free time. Younger boarders have an array of exciting activities along with free time after a busy week. Evening activities include  ten pin bowling, cinema, Quasar, BBQs, discos, cookery and a wide variety of sports.

Time for relaxation, study or sport as well as organised fun filled activities such as trips to Harry Potter World, Alton Towers, paintballing, shopping trips and many more.

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Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham,
NG10 4AD United Kingdom

PHONE: 0115 849 4949

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