Trent College

Combined Co-Education school in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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

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“ 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.

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Head Mr Bill Penty
School Type Combined co-education school
Junior Age Range 11 - 12
Senior Age Range 13 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational BTEC Business Studies BTEC Sport
Total Students 850
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 38