Cathedral Visit

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Yr 10 Work Experience
View our Information and Advice
Vision and Values

Trinity School: A Church of England School

Yr 11 &13 Senior Awards Evening

View the videos from our ceremony

Be Safe Online...
The latest e-safety advice...
India Trip
2016 World Challenge expedition..
View our Trinity Handbook
Information for parents and carers
Student Success Stories...
Trinity Students, past and present...
Login to Doddle
Educational Resources
Email Bob
Receive help and advice.
Careers Advice
Uniform Guide
School Uniform Information
Trinitas Magazine
News from our students
Lesson Equipment...
Time to stock up....
New brochure now available....
Celebrating Yr11 & Yr13 achievements
Sweeney Todd Gallery
Sweeney Todd - A critical success!
Yr 11 Prom Photos
View and order Yr 11 Prom Photos.


Welcome to Trinity School’s website; thank you for visiting us. We hope that this website helps you to gain a clear picture of life and work in our school. We think that what you will see is a vibrant and thriving community, with a strong sense of common purpose and a consistent focus on high standards.

Although we are a large school, which allows us to offer a wide range of courses and activities, we try to behave as if we were a very small one, with a ‘village’ feel and a big emphasis on the unique importance of each individual. We make no apology for our focus on high standards as we want the best for every one of our students: we insist on high standards in approach to learning and in behaviour. We work to offer a high standard of education and of pastoral care. We encourage responsibility, both for self and for others. Each student is encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning, and to be responsible in the way they treat others, both in school and in the world beyond school. Responsibility and care for others reflects the Christian ethos of our school.

We also seek to provide wide ranging opportunities both within the curriculum we offer and in activities beyond the curriculum so that we educate the whole person and prepare our students well for life..



Starts Monday 5 September 2016
Half Term Holiday Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 2016
Ends Friday 16 December 2016

To view Term Dates for 2016-17 and beyond please visit Cumbria County Council's Term and Holiday Dates page here


Co-Headteachers' Message

Welcome to Trinity School.

We are proud to serve as Co-Headteachers of Trinity School and to work in the service of this school community. It is a place of high standards, underpinned by distinctive Christian values. Responsibility for self and others is encouraged, and there are superb opportunities for all of our students to achieve very well indeed. Students are at the heart of all that we do at Trinity: their achievements academically, of course, but also their well-being and their wider development as well rounded individuals.

We offer a broad range of curriculum choices and wider activities and visits, because we are a large and popular school. However, we try to behave as if we were a small village school where every individual is well known, supported and encouraged.

We aim to make a difference to young people’s lives, to develop an awareness and respect for spiritual and moral values, so that they, in turn, can enrich the lives of others. We want our students to leave us with the values, knowledge and skills to lead a full and fulfilling life.

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Year 10 Tutor and Information Evening

Dear Parents/Carers
Re: Year 10 Tutor and Information Evening
We would like to invite you to a Tutor and Information Evening on Wednesday 5 October.

More Information is available below:

Yr 10 invitation letter (pdf)

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Trinity School Prayer

God of Adventure,

You call us to follow your Son,

in transforming the world:

inspire our minds by your Spirit

and fill our hearts with your love,

that we may grow into the people you intend,

reflect your life in the world

and bring all those we love to you

for the sake of Him

who gave His all

Jesus Christ, Our Lord.


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Dear Parents, Carers and Students,

For information on our Special Consideration status with Exam Boards please read the letter below:

Exam Letter (pdf)

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For information on our locker allocation system please read the letter and reply slip below:

lockers-letter (pdf)

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Dear Parent/Carer,

Please read the information below about equipment necessary for language learning:

Y7 8 9 French Dictionary (pdf)

Y7 8 9 Spanish Dictionary (pdf)

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Music Tuition - Information letter and forms

Dear Parent/Carers

Please find below Music tuition letters and forms to be returned to the finance office:

Standing Order form for Music Tuition

2a Continuing Yrs 8 10 12

2b 3b Consent Form continuing

3a Continuing Yrs 11 13

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KS3 Diploma


Dear Parent/Carers
As you may be aware this year has been the first year that we have introduced the KS3 diploma – for students in Year 9. Earlier in the year students were told about the standards that we would be looking at, and what they needed to do to achieve the different Diploma standards.
The categories that are being used for the Diploma are:

  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Achievement Points
  • Behaviour Points
  • Academic Progress
  • Extra-Curricular Participation

More info is available below: 
KS3 Diploma (pdf)

KS3 Diploma Evidence Sheet (pdf)

KS3 Diploma Poster (pdf)

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Please Download our Prospectus

Trinity Prospectus 2016-2017 (pdf)

Supp Admission Form 2017-18 intake

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Homework Planners

In a move to ensure that standards of recording homework are consistent across the school, we would appreciate it if you could reinforce the following with your child/children when signing their planners on a weekly basis. All homework must have these key pieces of information recorded in the planners:

  • Subject which set the homework.
  • Details about the task to be completed.
  • Due date for the homework.

For more information read the letter below:

Use of Planners (pdf)

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Pupil Premium

Trinity School receives additional funding to support those students eligible for Free School meals as a way of addressing inequalities in educational outcomes and in ensuring that all students can achieve academically. Details of how we use this money to support the students in the curriculum are included from the links below:
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Year 7 Catch-Up

Sixth Form - Parents' Online Booking

Sixth Form Parents' Evening Booking System

Please visit:  https://trinity6thform.  to book an online appointment. Parents' Guide for Booking Appointments can also be viewed here - ParentGuide (pdf). A map of our Sixth Form School building is available to view here: Sixth Form Map
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Lower School - Parents' Evening Booking System

Lower School Parents' Evening Booking System

Please visit our Lower School Parents' Evening Booking system here. Parents' Guide for Booking Appointments can also be viewed here - ParentGuide (pdf). A map of our Lower School building is available to view here: Lower School Map  
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School Maps

A map of our lower school layout can be viewed here: Lower School Map (pdf) A map of our Sixth Form layout can be viewed here: Sixth Form Map (pdf)
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Uniform Changes - Trutex Direct

Changes to Uniforms for 2015-16 are as follows;

  1. A clip on school tie for all girls.
  2. A white collared shirt capable of being worn with a tie, for girls.
  3. An additional ‘flash’ of colour to add to V neck jumpers, for Year 11 students.
  4. A specified range of skirts, trousers and shoes (See ‘Uniform Guidance’ in the handbook).


trutexdirectPlease do feel free to take advantage of this service by following the Trutex link You should use the School Code LEA00667SC when making your purchases.

For more information read: Uniform letter July 2015 (pdf) For an example order read: Uniform Order Example-Trutex (pdf)

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Ofsted. Dear Parents and Carers.

Our visitors from Ofsted spent April 15th and 16th 2015 with us. We are pleased to release the full report and letter below:

Ofsted letter (pdf)

Trinity School - Report Published May 2015 (pdf)

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Performance Tables

View our Performance Tables here.

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Please visit the RAISEonline website for information from the Department of Education for  interactive analysis of school and pupil performance data.

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Report System

For information about our new behaviour report system please view the pdf document below:

Report System

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Homework Policies

View our Homework information:

Homework Policies (pdf)

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Literacy and Progress

Literacy and Progress

It is vitally important for all our students to make progress in English and Mathematics.

To this end, we regularly monitor progress, and use a wide range of intervention strategies to help students achieve their full potential. It is very common for students to have some type of intervention or 'booster' lessons at some point during their time at Trinity School, regardless of their ability level.

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Please visit our Special Educational Needs page here.

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Trinity School is committed to ensuring that our pupils are safe online and as such we have ICT guides in place.


Please view our internet safety page here

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