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.

Oct 15, 2021

A Journey Through Music

  Year 11 student, Amelia, tells us about a recent trip for music GCSE students: “On Tuesday, 5th October, the Year 11 GCSE music group went to a concert at the Bridgewater Hall featuring the Hallé Orchestra. The concert began in the Renaissance era (Giovanni Gabrieli – Sonata no. XIII) and brought us all the […]

Oct 15, 2021

Classroom Refurbishment

As part of our ‘North End Extension’ project, a number of classrooms towards the end of the new extension have undergone a refurbishment over the past few months – a food technology room, plus a science and maths classroom. We’re pleased to say the work is now complete, and the rooms are looking smarter than […]

Oct 15, 2021

Black History Month

Last week, our Year 10 students learnt about black people in Nazi Germany as part of Black History Month and their current studies. This included learning about the stories of Hilarius Gilges and Theodor Wonja Michael. Whilst in Year 7 Humanities lessons, students looked at “Roman Britain: the Ivory Bangle Lady / Our Migration Story”. […]

Oct 15, 2021

Harvest Collection

Our Harvest Collection is coming along very nicely indeed thanks to the kind and generous donations from our school community. The deadline for items was today, and we will then be sending the donations to this year’s very worthy cause – the Manchester South Central Foodbank.   Read more in our newsletter…