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Visit the School

There are a number of opportunities to visit Princethorpe during the course of the year, in order for prospective pupils and their parents to get a true flavour of the school before registering to take the entrance examinations in November or applying for Sixth Form.

If you have any specific queries about visiting Princethorpe College please do speak to our friendly Admissions Team on 01926 634201 or email admissions@princethorpe.co.uk

Open Events


Summer Open Evening - 9 june 2021 - Fully Booked

Wednesday 9 June 2021,
6.30pm to 9.00pm
(By appointment only)

This will be a great opportunity for prospective families, for Year 7 to 10 September 2022 entry, to hear a welcome address from Ed Hester, the Headmaster and to follow a guided tour route around the school.

This Open Evening consists of two sessions that will be carefully managed within government guidelines and will operate on an appointment only basis. Places will be strictly limited.

Our Summer Open Evening is now fully booked. 

There are a number of opportunities to visit the school in September. Our Open Afternoon is on Sunday 19 September and our Open Morning is on Thursday 23 September. 

To book a place at our September Open Events please click here

You can also book a place at our Year 5 Taster Experiences in May and June. 

To book a place at our Year 5 Taster Experiences please click here


Open Afternoon - 19 September 2021

Sunday 19 September 2021,
2.00pm to 5.00pm

This will be a great opportunity for prospective families to hear a welcome address from Ed Hester, the Headmaster, meet members of staff and pupils, take part in activities around the different departments and tour the school and grounds. 

To book your place please click here


Open Morning - 23 September 2021

Thursday 23 September 2021, 10.30am to 12.30pm 

This is a chance to look around the school on a normal working school day.

Our Year 8 and 9 pupils will act as tour guides and light refreshments will be available.  

To book your place please click here


Sixth Form Open Evening - 13 October 2021

Wednesday 13 October 2021, 6.30pm to 9.00pm

Year 11 pupils and their parents looking at September 2022 entry into the College’s Sixth Form are warmly invited to the Sixth Form Open Evening.

The evening will focus on the key events and dates in the Sixth Form application process, specific A-level subject information and advice provided by the Heads of Departments and general information on the Sixth Form experience at Princethorpe.

To book your place please click here


Taster Experiences

Year 5 Taster Experiences - 22 May 2021 and 19 June 2021

Saturday 22 May 2021 and Saturday 19 June 2021

Our Taster Experiences are a great way for your child to really experience Princethorpe. Each session will involve a welcome introduction from Mr Hester, Headmaster and two taster lessons. The sessions will be carefully managed to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

We have three sessions available in May and June. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

  • Saturday 22 May 2021 – 9.00am – 12.15pm
  • Saturday 19 June 2021 – 9.00am – 12.15pm and 1.30pm – 4.45pm 

To attend please register your child here

Year 6 Taster Experiences will be available in September for children who have not had the chance to attend previously.  


“Our visit to the school was very good and positive in difficult times. Lovely staff happy to answer all questions.”

Prospective parent - visited in 2020

“We were particularly impressed with the students that showed us around on the open day. Very informative and a credit to the school.” 

Prospective parent

"We were so pleased that the school was able to offer an open day as it meant our daughter could get a feel for Princethorpe and it was important to see the building and teachers in person."

family who visited in 2020