SEND Support

Get Free access to the Parent Portal this term to support your pupils with SLCN during lockdown!

Our award-winning Parent Portal enables Speech Link and Language Link subscribers to provide the resources, advice and activities needed for families to support their children, with SLCN, at home.

Last year, due to the COVID-19 crisis, we gave free access to this site for every school, parent and carer enabling them to continue vital speech and language development work with their children while schools were closed.

The good news is that we are offering access to the Parent Portal for Free again this term, along with some great new features to help you offer the best SLCN support to your families, when you sign up for our SLCN newsletter, The Link News.

Manchester City Council Local Offer News Bulletin – Special Edition Manchester City Council Local Offer for Children & Young People with SEND Manchester City Council Corona Virus/COVID-19 Local Offer Advice and Information
A Curious Guide For Courageous Kids
The Corona Virus [The Autism Educator]
Talking to children about Coronavirus
Minister Fords Open Letter To The SEND Sector
Parent and Carer Homeschool
Online Resources
My Happy Mind Leaflet

Supporting parents of children with SEND

Educational Psychology Helpline 0161 276 0118 (Monday – Friday 1.00pm – 3.00pm)

A helpline for parents/carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs
and Disabilities and for Early Help professionals within Manchester LA.

We can offer a problem-solving phone conversation relating to educating your child/young
person at home and responding to issues relating to learning, behaviour, anxiety and
mental health needs.

For example:

– are you feeling unsure how to teach your child learn at home?
– are you finding it difficult to teach what is expected?
– is it difficult to help your child stay calm or get them to co-operate?
– are you concerned that you don’t have the right equipment or resources?

These are particularly difficult times for parents/carers of children and young people with
special needs and disabilities. We are available to talk through difficulties you may be
facing.

Manchester City have developed a CityzensAtHome site which is publicly available and covers information and activities for people during this time. City in the Community have contributed and there are some physical activities, healthy eating recipes etc suitable for all ages.

https://www.mancity.com/cityzensathome

The club are also continuing to post activities on the social media channels as are City in the Community (@CITCTweets)

What’s happening at Trinity High.

Read the latest news from our school.

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…