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We would love to invite you to visit us for one of our Open Days, events, or for a personal tour of the school at any time.  

Please register your interest in an event or book a personal tour by contacting or call on:
0115 849 4950


Summer Taster Day & Assessment

Monday 19th June

Shortly after the Open Day, on Monday 19 June, we will hold our special Summer Taster Day for pupils currently in Year 5. The outline for the day is as follows:

09:15      Families arrive for a welcome presentation in the Trent College Chapel

09:30      Enjoy a family tour around Trent College and visit some of the classrooms and facilities you may not have seen previously

10:15      Parents depart and children have a quick break for a snack

10:30     Children move to the ICT room to take our school entrance assessment

12:45      Lunch in the Obolensky Dining Room with some of our current Year 5 pupils from The Elms

13:00      Head off with the Year 5 pupils to enjoy the remaining lunch break exploring our school grounds

13:20      Children join Year 5 pupils for afternoon lessons - music, drama & library

15:30     Pparents arrive at The Elms Upper School Library for refreshments to collect children and meet staff and pupils

Our entrance assessment is a multiple choice “Cognitive Abilities Test”, which is all done online. It assesses how well a student can think about tasks and solve problems using a range of different questions. The assessment does not require any prior knowledge and it is standardised according to age. Crucially, it forms one part of a holistic approach, whereby we get to know each child individually and consider whether they will thrive at our school.

Following the Summer Taster Day we will aim to advise you immediately whether we are able to set a place in Year 7 aside for your son/daughter for September 2018. This means that he/she will not be required to sit the entrance assessment in January 2018, allowing you to relax during the year ahead, safe in the knowledge that his/her place in secured. Should you want to consider the option of your son/daughter transitioning into The Elms in Year 6, the place is directly transferable.

To book a place on the Taster Day, or to simply discuss any aspect of Trent College in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Trent College Open Day
Saturday, 7th October 2017

More details to follow soon.
Early booking can be made via Admissions - email:






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

PHONE: 0115 849 4949

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