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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.

Prospective families are also very welcome to attend our PTA Summer Fete and Motoring Festival in June and our PTA Christmas Fair in December. See website calendar for details.

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


Open Afternoon - Sunday 15 September 2024

Sunday 15 September, 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Join us for our Open Afternoon in September and take a look around the school. Visit departments, take part in activities and hear from our Headmaster, Mr Grove du Toit about what a Princethorpe education can do for your child. 

If you are looking for a secondary school for September 2025 this will be the last opportunity to visit the school before the Entrance Examination deadline of Friday 27 September. 

Click here to book your place


Taster Events

Year 6 Taster Days - September 2024

Year 6 Taster days take place over several days in September

Aimed at prospective Year 6 pupils, our Taster Days are a great way for your child to really experience Princethorpe during a normal school day.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

To book your child's place click here


Other Events

PTA Summer Fete and Motoring Festival

Sunday 30 June 2024

This event takes place in the Orchard between 2.00pm and 4.30pm. There is lots of entertainment both for children and adults alike, which often includes a large inflatable slide for the kids, BBQ, refreshments, bar, pupils’ stalls, over 30 external stalls, a raffle and many, many more exciting things for all the family to enjoy.

Click here to find out more


“We bought our son to an open day after a recommendation from friends he absolutely loved it, came out and said he'd love to go to school there if possible.”

Prospective parent

Can I just say that last night was a really wonderful event, everything was perfect. Jacob and my wife and I would like to thank you for allowing us to explore your school, and we look forward to seeing if this will be a long- term fixture.”

Prospective parent

“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

"My daughter fell in love with the school at our first visit. We were very impressed with the facilities, attentive teachers and staff and the care for overall well being of the students."

Prospective parent