Stay 'n' Play Offers A Fun-Filled Autumn Term

From drama and dance activities to hands on creative fun, and not to mention our fabulous Christmas party, there's guaranteed to be something for everyone at Little Crackers Stay 'n' Play, our friendly toddler group.

Every month we have different visiting activities for parents and little ones to enjoy. Visting this term are:

  • Warwickshire Wildlife Trust - Wednesday 18 September
  • Drama Tots - Wednesday 25 September
  • Zumbini - Wednesday 9 October
  • Paint and Glaze - Wednesday 20 November
  • Christmas Party - Wednesday 4 December

Our Stay 'n' Play sessions run every Wednesday during term-time from 10.00am to 11.30am and are just £2, including refreshments. All are always welcome, so why not bring a friend!

For more information, please visit:

We look forward to seeing you there.

Little Crackers Special Wildlife Themed Stay 'n' Play

Wednesday 18 September - 10.00am to 11.30am

To celebrate Little Crackers Nursery having a new, more natural look and feel we are holding a special open Stay 'n' Play session in partnership with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.

There'll be plenty of wildlife themed activities to enjoy in our bright nursery room, including our fantastic new Garden Room, and visitors will also be able to visit the school's very own woods for some outdoor inspired fun.

Light refreshments will be available.

Come and explore our new look nursery, fun is compulsory, wellies are optional!


Foundation Senior School Open Event

Thursday 26 September 2019 - 10.30am - 12.30pm

Princethorpe College, the Foundation's senior school, is holding an Open Morning on Thursday 26 September from 10.30am to 12.30pm. This is a normal school working day and an excellent opportunity for Year 6 children and their parents to visit the College prior to Entrance Examinations Day on Saturday 9 November.  Pupil tour guides will be available to show visitors around the school. 

Please do spread the word amongst friends and family, as all are very welcome. For further information on admissions to the school please call the Registrars on 01926 634201 or 01926 634262 or email the team at

The senior school entrance examinations for Princethorpe College, for entry in September 2020, will take place this year on Saturday 9 November 2019 from 9.30am to 3.30pm.



Crackley Hall and Little Crackers Open Events

Tuesday 1 October 2019 - 10.00am to 3.00pm

Crackley Hall School and Little Crackers Nursery, in Kenilworth, are opening their doors for an Open Day on Tuesday 1 October from 10.00am - 3.00pm.

This is an opportunity to look around the school on a normal working day, to meet the school's Headmaster, Rob Duigan and to see the improvements that have been made to the facilities over the summer. All are welcome, no need to book.

Thursday 21 November - 7.00pm to 8.00pm

Crackley Hall School will also be holding a Nursery and Reception Open Evening on Thursday 21 November between 7.00pm and 8.00pm, which will give parents an insight into the Early Years at Crackley Hall and Little Crackers.  Mrs Susan Glen-Roots, the Assistant Head for Early Years, will be on hand, as well as the rest of the Reception and Little Crackers Team.

All are welcome at both events, no need to book.

If you can't make the open events but would like to look around the school, please contact our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Jenny Vaughan on 01926 514410 or email and come on a day to suit you, we welcome visitors on most days.

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Princethorpe College Entrance Examinations

Entrance Examinations for Year 7 to 10 entry to Princethorpe College in September 2020 will take place on Saturday 9 November 2019 from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

For more information on Entrance Examinations click here.

Those wishing to register for Entrance Examinations should do so by Friday 4 October 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.


Crackley PTA Christmas Fayre

Saturday 30 November - 1.00pm to 4.00pm

You are very welcome to join us for Crackley Hall's annual Christmas Fayre.  Crackley's PTA magically transforms the school into a Winter Wonderland with plenty of festive stalls and Christmas activities to enjoy.

There will be seasonal refreshments and of course the opportunity to visit the main man himself.  

It is another great opportunity to visit the school.


Princethorpe College PTA Christmas Fayre

Sunday 1 December 2018 2.00pm-4.30pm

The Princethorpe College annual Christmas Fayre takes place on Sunday 1 December 2.00pm – 4.30pm.  It is a great opportunity to come and experience the magic of Princethorpe as well as stocking up on the perfect gift for that special someone.

Organised by the College's fantastic Parent Teacher Association the Fayre 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 Fayre has something for all of the family.

All are most welcome!

Old Princethorpians' Events Calendar 2019-20

We have great pleasure in unveiling the OPs' events calendar for the forthcoming academic year that offers plenty of opportunities for OPs, current and former parents, staff and friends of the College and the Foundation schools to catch up.

Our ever popular Pub meets return with a spring meet in Rugby at Inside the 22 on Friday 6 March and an early summer gathering in London at Le Petit Salon Prive in Covent Garden on Friday 15 May.

The OPs' Summer Supper, a favourite event in the calendar, will take place on Friday 26 June 2020, this time celebrating the leavers of 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010, although leavers of other years are also most welcome.

All alumni, former staff and parents fo Princethorpe College, St Joseph's School, Crackley Hall and Crescent School are welcome to participate in any or all of the events. Click here to download the calendar or visit the Old Princethorpians section at for more information on Old Princethorpians.