Princethorpe College

Princethorpe College is a Catholic, co-educational, HMC independent day school for around 900 pupils aged eleven to eighteen and welcomes members of all faiths and backgrounds.

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The College is renowned for the way in which it looks after its pupils and is characterised by its strong Christian ethos, which underpins everything we do.

The school has a unique history, beautiful surroundings and unequalled character. The atmosphere is warm, open and friendly, but the traditional values of courtesy, discipline, organisation and mutual respect are expected from all; pupils are not stuffy but know how to behave.

We pursue academic rigour, want our pupils to be enthusiastic about hard work and to play a full part in the broader aspects of school life, whether in sport, drama, music, charitable fund-raising, community service, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, or the many other activities which are on offer. We also want them to enjoy their education.

Our aim is simple: to treat every pupil as an individual, supporting them as they grow into mature, confident, resilient and well-rounded young people with a strong set of moral values to guide them through adult life. 

We have our own junior school and nursery, Crackley Hall School and Little Crackers, just down the road in Kenilworth, and we welcomed the Crescent School, an independent junior school in Rugby, to the Foundation on 1 September 2016.  These schools both share our Christian ethos, resources and love of learning.

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  • Chapel Christmas Tree A Testament To The Presence Of Love In The World
    The Christmas tree in the College Chapel has been lovingly decorated with twinkling lights and over 1,000 special stars, hand-cut and each holding the name of a special someone.
  • College Feast Day Reminds Us All Of Princethorpe’s Spirit Of Family
    This year Friday 7 December was designated College Feast Day, a celebration involving the whole of the College community, marking the day, 8 December 1854, when the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart were founded.
  • Festive Thank You
    The Development Office were delighted to host Trustees, former and current parents, staff and friends of the college in the Sixth Form dining room for a festive cheese and wine reception.
  • Benet Beats All-Comers In This Year’s House Talent Show
    Much anticipated and always hotly-contested, the seventeen acts in this year’s House Talent Show did not disappoint, providing a sensational evening’s entertainment and a real conundrum to the judges facing the almost impossible challenge of choosing the winner.
  • PTA Christmas Fair Full Of Festive Cheer
    Tis most definitely the season to be jolly at Princethorpe, with the popular PTA Christmas Fair on Sunday 2 December marking the first of many Christmas celebrations at the College.
    1. Dec 12 Wed

      1. 14:30
        Boys' Rugby - 1st XV - Kenilworth School (H)
      2. 19:30-21:00
        Parents' Reading Grouplibrary
    2. Dec 13 Thu

      1. 12:30-14:00
        Sixth Form hosts Senior Citizens' Christmas Lunch6FCAtrium
      2. 13:05-13:50
        House Public Speaking CompetitionG14 - Theatre
      3. 14:30
        Boys' Rugby - U13A, U13B, U13C, U13D - House Rugby (H)
      4. 16:00-17:30
        Strategic ICT Team MeetingG13
      5. 19:00-22:00
        Prefect and Subject Ambassadors Christmas mealBrandon Hall
      6. 19:00-21:00
        South Africa Fund Raiser6th form centreorganised by Louise Harrison
    3. Dec 14 Fri

      1. The Flagpole deadline
      2. 14:30
        Boys' Rugby - U12A, U12B, U12C, U12D - Inter House Rugby (H)
      3. 19:00
        Parents' Carol Service (Chapel)
    4. Dec 15 Sat

      1. 10:00
        Boys' Rugby - 2nd XV - Kenilworth School (A) depart 08:30
      2. 10:00
        Boys' Rugby - U12A, U13A, U14A, U15A - Kenilworth School (H)
      3. 10:30
        Boys' Rugby - 1st XV - Lawrence Sherriff (A) depart 09:00
    5. Dec 16 Sun

      1. Third Sunday of Advent
    6. Dec 17 Mon

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