Trent College

Established in 1868, Trent College is an excellent independent boarding school, providing a first-class secondary school and Sixth Form education.

“ We believe that with the right support and opportunities, every child can achieve their personal best.”

Situated on the border of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, Trent College benefits from easy access to international airports including Heathrow, Birmingham and Manchester. With the rolling hills of the Peak District just a short drive away and the vibrant city of Nottingham close by, students enjoy the best of country and urban life.

At Trent College, every day brings new opportunities for our students to pursue their goals and passions. Set within a safe, secure 45-acre campus, Trent College is home to a happy and welcoming school community where every child can flourish. 

Trent College is known for its modern outlook and traditional foundations. With a rich heritage dating back to 1868, we are a well-established school with a reputation for providing an exceptional education. We are proud to have a longstanding history of supporting families in the forces with their educational needs.

Our individual approach offering enhanced academic support in the classroom enables every student to reach their potential. We promote a healthy balance between work and play in the boarding houses, with pupils benefiting from supervised homework time as well as an exciting weekend activity programme. Modern-day boarding is about helping pupils become the best they can be through first-class care. 


Our flexible boarding programme is designed to meet the unique needs of every pupil and every family. Whether you choose flexi, weekly or full boarding, your child will benefit from living and learning in a supportive environment where they can thrive, developing skills for a future filled with possibilities.

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Enquire about: Trent College
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HeadMr Bill Penty
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range11 - 12
Senior Age Range13 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational BTEC Business Studies BTEC Sport
Jnr Boarding Fees£13,184.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£13,547.00 per term
Sixth Form£13,547.00 per term
Forces Discount10% off full boarding fees
Total Students850
Youngest Boarder11
Junior Boarders8
Senior Boarders120
Int'l Students38
Closest Airport 1East Midlands (14km)
Closest Airport 2Birmingham (70km)
School AddressTrent College
Derby Road
Long Eaton
NG10 4AD
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