At Trinity, we understand that all students need to be supported pastorally in order to be able to thrive at school and to learn.

The pastoral care structure with its houses and tutor groups offers strong support to all its students. On joining the school, all students are placed with a Tutor, who is responsible for their overall welfare, overseen by Senior Tutors and Pastoral Support Tutors and supported by Senior Leadership Staff.

We pride ourselves that the Pastoral Teams really get to know each student in their care and help them celebrate their achievements and negotiate and support them through any challenging times, either academically or socially.

The Pastoral Care Teams always have high expectations of the students, promote challenge and open communication between the school, students and parents.

As a richly diverse school, we aim to develop a community of reflective individuals, who are both tolerant and outward looking. We have a full assembly programme and a wide range of enrichment opportunities and events, giving students the opportunities to learn about themselves, our community and the wider environment.

There is a strong emphasis on community and fundraising, aiming to develop awareness of personal commitment and the needs of others.

We support our students in a number of ways:

  • Inclusion Team  – is a specific area where more personalised learning, support and appropriate interventions can be put in place for targeted students.
  • Mentoring – a number of staff have a mentoring role and work on such areas as motivation, self-esteem, and organisation with individual students and groups.
  • School nurse – sees students at our request or at the request of other agencies e.g. Children’s Services – this could be to discuss dietary issues for example.
  • Art Therapist – sees students following a referral from the Pastoral Team.
  • Independent Careers Adviser –  advising students throughout the year.

We also access a number of external agencies to support our students.

What’s happening at Trinity High.

Read the latest news from our school.

Jan 14, 2022

The One Show

Last week, we were delighted to see ex-Trinity student, Laurnea, featured on the BBC’s ‘The One Show’. The clip focused on Laurnea ’s journey to starting a medical degree, including her mum paying tribute to how hard she has worked and her determination to study. Laurnea was part of the ‘aspiring medics’ group in our […]

Jan 14, 2022

CyberFirst Girls’ Competition

Congratulations to our Year 8 students who were recently announced as finalists in the CyberFirst Girls’ competition. The competition aims to support girls interested in a career in cyber security. As a reward for their achievement, they had a special pizza lunch just before Christmas. The students will be attending the final with Teacher of […]

Jan 14, 2022

Mock Results Day

Head of Key Stage 4, Mr Cann, tells us more: “Our students sat their mock exams before the Christmas break, and on Friday, 7th January, students received their long anticipated mock exam results. There were scenes of joy and elation throughout the room as the result envelopes were opened – including some high fives! This […]

Jan 14, 2022

Music Celebrations

On the last day of term, our Director of Music led special Christmas music celebrations for different year groups. They were an excellent way to start our Christmas holidays, and were great fun for both the audience and our performers.   Read more in our newsletter…