Visit the school

There are a number of opportunities to visit the school during the course of the year. We encourage prospective pupils and their parents to visit us both formally and informally to get a true flavour of the school before registering to take the Entrance Examinations in November. 

Sixth Form Open Evening - Wednesday 11 October 2017 - 6.30pm to 9.00pm

An opportunity for internal and external prospective Sixth Formers to visit A-level departments, meet staff and current Sixth Formers and attend a presentation on Sixth Form life at Princethorpe.

Open Morning - Thursday 2 November 2017- 10.30am to 12.30pm

A chance to visit the school on a normal working day, just prior to the Entrance Examinations on Saturday 11 November 2017. Year 7 and 8 pupils will act as tour guides. Light refreshments are available.

Taster Days 

Year 6 Taster Days aimed at giving children a taste of senior school life take place in the Autumn Term for those pupils in Year 6 (children born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007) who are interested in admission to the College in September 2018.  The planned Taster Day dates are now full but please contact the Registrars to be included on a waiting list. 

A Year 7/8 Taster Day is available on Monday 2 October for those pupils currently in Year 7 and 8 (as of September 2017) who are interested in admission to the College in September 2018. To book your child on to this Taster Day, please click here

Sixth Form Taster Days are planned for December 2017 and January 2018. These Taster Days will give external applicants in Year 11 (children born between 1 September 2001 to 31 August 2002) a taste of Sixth Form life at Princethorpe and are aimed at those pupils who are interested in admission to the College in September 2018. Information about dates and how to book will be confirmed shortly.

Open Day Gallery

Admissions events and opportunities to visit the school

  1. September 2017

    1. Sep 26 Tue

      1. Sep 27 Wed

        1. Sep 28 Thu

          1. 09:30-15:00
            Year 6 Taster Day
        2. Sep 29 Fri

          1. 19:00-21:00
            Headmaster's Quiz and PTA Social for new parents and pupils
        3. Sep 30 Sat

        4. October 2017

          1. Oct 01 Sun

            1. Oct 02 Mon

              1. 09:30-15:00
                Year 7 and 8 Taster Day
            2. Oct 03 Tue

              1. Oct 04 Wed

                1. 09:30-15:00
                  Year 6 Taster Day
              2. Oct 05 Thu

                1. Oct 06 Fri

                  1. 09:00
                    Deadline for Registrations and Bursary Applications 2018 entry
                2. Oct 07 Sat

                  1. Oct 08 Sun

                    1. Oct 09 Mon

                      1. Oct 10 Tue

                        1. Oct 11 Wed

                          1. 18:30-21:00
                            Sixth Form Open Evening
                        2. Oct 12 Thu

                          1. Oct 13 Fri

                            1. Oct 14 Sat

                              1. Oct 15 Sun

                                1. Oct 16 Mon

                                  1. Oct 17 Tue

                                    1. Oct 18 Wed

                                      1. Oct 19 Thu

                                        1. Oct 20 Fri

                                          1. Oct 21 Sat

                                            1. Oct 22 Sun

                                              1. Oct 23 Mon

                                                1. Oct 24 Tue

                                                  1. Oct 25 Wed

                                                    1. Oct 26 Thu

                                                      1. Oct 27 Fri

                                                        1. Oct 28 Sat

                                                          1. Oct 29 Sun

                                                            1. Oct 30 Mon

                                                              1. Oct 31 Tue

                                                              2. November 2017

                                                                1. Nov 01 Wed

                                                                  1. Nov 02 Thu

                                                                    1. 10:30-12:30
                                                                      Open Morning
                                                                  2. Nov 03 Fri

                                                                    1. Nov 04 Sat

                                                                      1. Nov 05 Sun

                                                                        1. Nov 06 Mon

                                                                          1. Music Scholarship auditions all week
                                                                        2. Nov 07 Tue

                                                                          1. Nov 08 Wed

                                                                            1. 09:30-15:00
                                                                              Art Scholarship Assessment Day
                                                                          2. Nov 09 Thu

                                                                            1. Nov 10 Fri

                                                                              1. Nov 11 Sat

                                                                                1. 09:30-15:30
                                                                                  Entrance Examinations Day
                                                                              2. Nov 12 Sun

                                                                                1. Nov 13 Mon

                                                                                  1. Nov 14 Tue

                                                                                    1. Nov 15 Wed

                                                                                      1. 14:00-22:00
                                                                                        Admissions Panel meeting6FCMR
                                                                                    2. Nov 16 Thu

                                                                                      1. 09:00-19:00
                                                                                        Admissions Panel meeting6FCMR
                                                                                    3. Nov 17 Fri

                                                                                      1. 09:00-17:00
                                                                                        Admissions Panel meeting6FCMR
                                                                                    4. Nov 18 Sat

                                                                                      1. 09:00-17:00
                                                                                        Scholarship interviews with the Headmaster Main School - Front of House
                                                                                    5. Nov 19 Sun

                                                                                      1. Nov 20 Mon

                                                                                        1. 09:00-17:00
                                                                                          Scholarship Interviews Main School - Front of House
                                                                                      2. Nov 21 Tue

                                                                                        1. Nov 22 Wed

                                                                                          1. 09:00-17:00
                                                                                            Scholarship Interviews Main School - Front of House
                                                                                        2. Nov 23 Thu

                                                                                          1. Nov 24 Fri

                                                                                            1. 09:00-17:00
                                                                                              Scholarship Interviews Main School - Front of House
                                                                                          2. Nov 25 Sat

                                                                                            1. Nov 26 Sun

                                                                                              1. Nov 27 Mon

                                                                                                1. Nov 28 Tue

                                                                                                  1. Nov 29 Wed

                                                                                                    1. Nov 30 Thu

                                                                                                      1. 17:00
                                                                                                        Entrance Examination results posted
                                                                                                  2. December 2017

                                                                                                    1. Dec 01 Fri

                                                                                                      1. Dec 02 Sat

                                                                                                        1. Dec 03 Sun

                                                                                                          1. 14:00-16:30
                                                                                                            PTA Christmas Fayre
                                                                                                        2. Dec 04 Mon

                                                                                                          1. Dec 05 Tue

                                                                                                            1. Dec 06 Wed

                                                                                                              1. Dec 07 Thu

                                                                                                                1. Dec 08 Fri

                                                                                                                  1. Dec 09 Sat

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                                                                                                                  "The taster day was really helpful for her to learn more about how the school operates and pleasing to hear how friendly the children were."

                                                                                                                  Prospective Parent

                                                                                                                  "In Year 6 I looked round three schools, but when I visited Princethorpe, I just thought straightaway, I want to go here!"

                                                                                                                  Current Sixth Former

                                                                                                                  "The taster day was a great opportunity to spend time at the school. He was able to understand what it would be like to be there as a pupil. He enjoyed seeing the older pupils and didn't feel intimidated by them."

                                                                                                                  Prospective Parent

                                                                                                                  "From our first visit we felt that Princethorpe was the right environment for Tom. The staff have always been informative, welcoming and the pupils are happy and respectful."

                                                                                                                  Current Parent

                                                                                                                  Click here to download our admissions flyer for entry in September 2017.

                                                                                                                  For more details on any of these events, please contact the Registrars on 01926 634201/634262 or click here to email.

                                                                                                                  For a taste of Princethorpe life click play to watch our video 'A Spirit of Family'.

                                                                                                                  Open Events

                                                                                                                  Sixth Form Open Evening - Wednesday 11 October 2017 - 6.30pm to 9.00pm

                                                                                                                  An opportunity for internal and external prospective Sixth Formers to visit A-level departments, meet staff and current Sixth Formers and attend a presentation on Sixth Form life at Princethorpe.

                                                                                                                  Open Morning - Thursday 2 November 2017- 10.30am to 12.30pm

                                                                                                                  A chance to visit the school on a normal working day, just prior to the Entrance Examinations on Saturday 11 November 2017. Year 7 and 8 pupils will act as tour guides. Light refreshments are available.

                                                                                                                  PTA Christmas Fair - Sunday 3 December 2017 - 2.00pm to 4.30pm

                                                                                                                  If you're keen to get in the festive mood then the College's PTA Christmas Fair on Sunday 3 December is the 'must go' event for you.

                                                                                                                  This is always a lovely occasion for all the family with a host of stalls, gift ideas aplenty, festive refreshments and of course Santa in his grotto!

                                                                                                                  All friends and family are welcome!

                                                                                                                  Open Evening - Wednesday 6 June 2018 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm

                                                                                                                  This is an informal opportunity to look around the school and to meet members of staff and pupils. There will be activities in each department for children to participate in, and the Headmaster will also address visitors during the evening. Light refreshments are available.

                                                                                                                  Open Afternoon - Autumn 2018 - 2.00pm to 5.00pm

                                                                                                                  This is an informal opportunity to look around the school and to meet members of staff and pupils. There will be activities in each department for children to participate in, and the Headmaster will also address visitors in the Chapel during the afternoon. Light refreshments are available.

                                                                                                                  Meet the Headmaster

                                                                                                                  Alternatively or in addition you may wish to make an appointment to meet the Headmaster and have a tour of school (this is usually conducted by our Sixth Formers). Please contact the Registrars for an appointment.

                                                                                                                  For more information please contact the Registrars on 01926 634201/634262.