Trent College was founded over 150 years ago, but as lively HMC HMC co-educational, independent day and boarding school, it is fully focused on demands the modern world places on young adults. The College bases its school life on creative and energetic innovation. Pastoral care at the College focuses on the individual within a warm and open community. This is augmented by small tutor groups that allow personalized attention.
The campus is situated on 45 meticulously cared for acres and boasts high quality facilities, including two floodlit AstroTurf pitches, extensive playing fields, an indoor pool and a sports centre. Located on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, Trent is easily reached via the M1, East Midlands Airport and mainline stations.
Living at Trent
For those pupils who chose to live on site, Trent has four boarding houses supervised by caring and experienced staff who make it their priority to get to know each child as a unique individual with his or her own unique needs. Trent aims to prepare pupils for the challenges of university and beyond while at the same time fostering the necessary skills of self-reliance and independence while also learning to contribute to a community. Trent provides many activities outside of the classroom, especially at weekends, designed to give students a sense of being among family. The School’s aim is to create a family-like atmosphere that encourages not just independence, but friendship as well.
Learning at Trent
Although academics are a top priority at Trent, the School takes a holistic approach to education. It develops children’s intellect, creativity, athletic skills and emotional well-being through a variety of activities ranging from outdoor activities, sport, music and the arts, leadership and Combined Cadet Force (CCF), just to name a few.