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The Princethorpe Foundation

A shared ethos

The Princethorpe Foundation welcomes children of all faiths and backgrounds and provides
co-educational, independent day schooling with a strong Christian ethos for children aged two to eighteen years.


The Princethorpe Foundation welcomes children of all faiths and backgrounds and provides co-educational, independent day schooling with a strong Christian ethos.

We support and nurture some 1,300 children from age two to eighteen years, through Little Crackers Nursery, Crackley Hall School, Crescent School and Princethorpe College.

Princethorpe College and Crackley Hall School, are the only Catholic independent senior and junior school in the county. The Crescent School in Bilton, Rugby, joined the Foundation in September 2016. 

Our schools are characterised by their strong Christian ethos and pride themselves on providing a caring, stimulating environment in which children’s individual needs can be met and their talents, confidence and self-esteem developed. We aim to encourage a lifelong love of learning and an understanding of moral values, and to put young people on the road to happy and fulfilled lives.

COVID-19 Update - July 2020

The Foundation’s schools are now closed for the summer holidays.  All the schools will re-open on Tuesday 1 September in line with Government guidelines at the time. Full details will be shared with parents via email closer to the start of the Michaelmas Term. 

Thank you for your support this academic year, despite its challenges, together we have delivered a comprehensive programme of online learning and educational support and our pupils have had many achievements and successes.

Lots of key information can be found on the schools’ websites. The school office and our Admissions Team will be available over the school holiday as usual to handle any queries you may have.  To contact the school office email post@princethorpe.co.uk or call 01926 634200. For Admissions email admissions@princethorpe.co.uk or call 07930 601877.

We wish all pupils, parents, staff and the wider Princethorpe Foundation community the very best for the summer holidays, please look after yourself and your families. 

The Princethorpe Foundation 

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  • Crackley Hall School,
    St Joseph's Park,
    Kenilworth
    CV8 2FT

    For SatNav: CV8 2WA

  • 01926 514444

  • post@crackleyhall.co.uk