Princethorpe College Open Events And Taster Sessions

Open Afternoon - Sunday 19 September 2021 - 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Princethorpe College is holding an Open Afternoon on Sunday 19 September 2021 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

Prospective pupils and their families are warmly invited to visit the College.  The Headmaster will address visitors during the afternoon and visitors will be able to tour around the various departments. Refreshments will be available. This event is by appointment only. 

Our Open Afternoon is now fully booked but we are running a waiting list so do please contact us if you would like to visit the school.

Please also see the other opportunities to visit the College below. 

Year 6 Taster Experiences - Saturday 25 September 2021

The College is offering Taster Experiences for Year 6 pupils who have not yet had the chance to attend a Taster Experience.  There will be two sessions on Saturday 25 September either from 9.00am to 12.15pm or from 1.30pm to 4.45pm. Each session will involve a welcome introduction from Mr Hester, Headmaster, and two taster lessons.

Please click here to book your child's place.

Year 6 Parents' Online Admissions Q and A Session - Monday 20 September - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

As well as the in person Open Events and Taster Sessions the College's Admissions Team is also holding a Year 6 Parents' Online Q and A session on Monday 20 September from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

This is a really useful opportunity for Year 6 parents’ to ask our Admissions Team questions relating to the admissions process and Entrance Examinations Day in an informal forum before the registration deadline of Friday 1 October.

If you would like to attend the Q and A Session please click here.

Those wishing to register for Entrance Examinations should do so by the deadline of Friday 1 October 2021 to facilitate the gathering of references from junior schools. Registration forms are available from the Registrar, Mrs Vanessa Rooney on 01926 634201 or email

Entrance Examinations for Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 will take place on Saturday 6 November 2021 from 9.00am to 4.00pm. More information is available in our 2022 Admissions and Entrance Examinations Booklet available on our website, click here.

Open Afternoon - Sunday 13 March 2022 - 2.00pm to 5.00pm

The College is holding and Open Afternoon on Sunday 13 March 2022 for prospective pupils and their families looking at entry to the College from September 2023 and beyond.

To book your place please click here.

For further information on admissions and entry to the College please speak to the Admissions Team on 01926 634201/262/297 or by email at



Crackley Hall School And Little Crackers Nursery Open Events

Thursday 7 October 2021 - 10.00am to 3.00pm

Crackley Hall School and Little Crackers Nursery in Kenilworth are holding an Open Day on Thursday 7 October 2021 from 10.00am to 3.00pm.

This is an opportunity to look around the school and nursery. All are welcome, to book your place please click here

Thursday 18 November - 7.00pm to 8.00pm

Crackley Hall School will also be holding a Nursery and Reception Open Evening on Thursday 18 November between 7.00pm and 8.00pm. The evening will give parents an insight into the Early Years at Crackley Hall and Little Crackers. Mrs Susan Glen-Roots, Assistant Head for Early Years, will be on hand, as well as the rest of the Reception and Little Crackers Team. 

We are already accepting registrations for pupils starting in Reception in September 2022 and our early bird application deadline to apply for Reception next year is Friday 15 October 2021. For availability in other years and in the nursery please contact our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Jenny Vaughan, on 01926 514410 or email

If you can't make the Open Events but would like to look around the school, please also speak to our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Jenny Vaughan or email and come on a day to suit you, we welcome visitors on most days. 

For more information visit

Princethorpe College Entrance Examinations

Saturday 6 November 2021 - 9.00am to 4.00pm

Entrance Examinations for Year 7 to 10 entry to Princethorpe College in September 2022 will take place on Saturday 6 November 2021 from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

For more information on the Entrance Examinations click here.

Those wishing to register for Entrance Examinations should do so by Friday 1 October 2021 to facilitate the gathering of references from primary schools.

Registrations forms are available in our prospectus packs or you can download a registration form here.


Princethorpe Sixth Form Open Evening

Wednesday 13 October 2021 - 6.30pm to 9.00pm

The College is holding a Sixth Form Open Evening on Wednesday 13 October from 6.30pm to 9.00pm for Year 11 pupils and their parents considering joining the College's Sixth Form in September 2022.

The evening will focus on the key events and dates in the Sixth Form application process as well as specific A-level subject information and advice and general information on the Sixth Form experience at Princethorpe.

To book your place please click here.

For further information please email or call 01926 634201/262/297 and talk to our friendly Admissions Team.


Princethorpe College PTA Christmas Fair

Sunday 28 November - 2.00pm to 4.30pm

The Princethorpe College PTA annual Christmas Fair takes place this year on Sunday 28 November from 2.00pm – 4.30pm.  It's a great opportunity to come and experience the magic of Princethorpe as well as stock up on the perfect gift for that special someone.

Organised by the College's fantastic Parent Teacher Association the Fair offers Christmas carols, mulled wine and a dazzling array of Christmas craft stalls.  Whether visiting Santa, touring the Tower or simply stocking up on that all important reindeer food, the Fair has something for all of the family.

All are most welcome!


Old Princethorpians' Events Calendar 2021-22

The OPs' events calendar offers plenty of opportunities for past pupils, former parents, staff and friends of the College and the Foundation schools to catch up.

All alumni, former staff and parents of Princethorpe College, St Bede's, St Mary's Priory, St Joseph's School, Crackley Hall, Abbotsford and Crescent School are welcome to participate in any or all of the events.

Click here to download the calendar or visit Princethorpe Connect to sign up to our new online alumni community.