Free School Meals

Half Term FSM Provision

Manchester Council has agreed today to provide families eligible for free school meals a cash payment of £15 per child for half term. To claim this payment you need to click on this link https://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200008/benefits_and_support/6302/apply_for_a_loan_if_you_are_in_financial_crisisand then click ‘apply for a cash grant though welfare provision’. You can apply for this up to 13 November. Please be aware that this link says loan but this is not a loan, it is a cash payment. There is no specific form for the free school meals payment so please ensure you click the ‘apply for a cash grant though welfare provision.

Have your circumstances changed due to the Coronavirus? Do you think your child may now be entitled to free school meals? If so please apply online at https://www.cloudforedu.org.uk/ofsm/sims/ This online checker will then notify Trinity if your child is entitled to free school meals, we will then update their school record . Once it is established that you are entitled to free school meals, you will be eligible to receive a £15 supermarket voucher each week via the government’s voucher scheme, whilst your child is not in school and a free meal each day when they are in school.  Please make sure that school have the correct email address for you as the vouchers are sent to you via email.

From 20 April you will receive your Free School Meal supermarket voucher by email. If you have not already provided your email address to school please email it to a.laming@trinityhigh.com along with your name and your child/children’s name.

You will receive your voucher at the beginning of each week.

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May 14, 2021

Athletics

Head of Physical Education, Ms Barrett, tells us about an athletics event that took place through the Manchester Schools’ PE Association: “Last Friday, our Year 9 athletics team had the opportunity to compete against other schools in the annual Manchester Schools’ Athletics competition.  This year, the event was structured differently with the emphasis on participation and […]

May 14, 2021

Creative Writing Competition

Congratulations to a number of Trinity students, whose work has been published in the ‘Connecting Stories’ anthology, following their participation in a creative writing competition. The initiative was funded by Art Council England, with an aim to increase children and young people’s interest in reading and writing, and to promote diverse voices and stories. The […]

May 14, 2021

Face Coverings

As part of the government’s move to Step 3 of the roadmap, from Monday, 17th May, new advice applies to the use of face coverings by staff and students in schools in England. Face coverings will no longer be recommended for students in classrooms or communal areas, in all schools. Face coverings will also no […]

May 14, 2021

School Calendar – 2021/2022

The INSET days have now been confirmed for the 2021/22 academic school year and can be seen in the table below. A copy of the calendar can also be downloaded from our website: www.trinityhigh.com/parents/school-calendar/   Read more in our newsletter…