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Information for Year 11 students joining our Sixth Form in September

Info about Trinity Sixth Form Centre

Trinity Sixth Form Centre is a successful, creative and lively learning environment; it is a great place to study and progress to higher education or employment. With around 330 students, Trinity Sixth Form is one of the largest in Cumbria attracting many students from other local schools and even further afield. In May 2015 Ofsted rated the Sixth Form as ‘Outstanding’; this is a tribute to the excellent work being done by both students and staff.

Our results are also excellent. The summer 2015 and 2016 exam results for Years 12 & 13 put us in the top 25% of schools nationally for added value from GCSE results and in 2017 approximately 100 students in Year 13 went on to university with approximately 33% going to the prestigious Russell Group Universities.

We currently offer students a choice of 25 A Levels and Level 3 BTEC courses. We offer a broad range of A Level courses from Chemistry to Law as well as a range of vocational qualifications including Child Care and Science. This allows us to personalise our curriculum for the needs of each individual student.

Trinity Sixth Form students have an outstanding choice of many extra-curricular activities to get involved with, including: The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Trinity Theatre Company, Sport, Debating, Young Enterprise and international visits to Europe and India – there are many opportunities for students to enjoy and build their skills outside of the classroom.

We have excellent pastoral care and facilities. Sixth Form students have their own dedicated team of pastoral support staff who provide guidance for all students in the Sixth Form. Each student belongs to a mixed Year 12 and 13 tutor group made up of approximately 20-25 students. Form Tutors work individually with students to support their learning and monitor their progress by having regular interviews and mentoring sessions. In addition each student is supported by a Pastoral Tutor, who is there to oversee this process, and an Information, Advice and Guidance Officer who also helps point students in the right direction.

Students in the Sixth Form have access to superb facilities. These include well equipped science labs, high specification ICT rooms, large music and drama studios and a recording studio. In addition to all this the Sixth Form Centre has its own dedicated building, the Carliol Building, which has also recently upgraded to include a modern Bistro and access to ICT equipment and study areas.

We do all we can to bring out the very best in every student – please visit our website or give us a call for more information about studying at Trinity Sixth Form Centre this September.

For more information, or if you would like to arrange a tour of our excellent Sixth Form facilities, please contact the Sixth Form Team 01228 516051 ext 263 or email


If you have any concerns about your son or daughter then please do contact the team.


Assistant Headteacher
(Sixth Form)
Mr Andrew Winter
(01228) 516051 ext 263
Sixth Form Pastoral Leader
Mrs Teresa Medley
(01228) 516051 ext 263
Pastoral Tutor Mrs Natasha Crickett (01228) 516051 ext 263
Pastoral Tutor Mrs Joey Robinson (01228) 516051 ext 263
Sixth Form Office Mrs Judith Little (01228) 516051 ext 263
Sixth Form Office Mrs Christiana Ledingham (01228) 516051 ext 263

Please note that application forms should be emailed to

A2L and Reward Categories

Absence Procedures


There is lots of useful information for Sixth Form students on the Careers area of Moodle (use your school log in to access this).

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David Campbell Soccer

This Football course is devised by one of the leading specialists in World Coaching. Offering direct job introductions into football coaching and the wider sporting industry, students have the opportunity to study a National Qualification in Professional Sports Coaching.


David Campbell Soccer - Trinity School


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Enrichment, Service and Leadership

EPQ Student Guide 2018-2020

The 2018-2020 L3 Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) AQAY12 -Y13 Student Guide can be downloaded below:

EPQ 2018-2020 Student Guide (docx)


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Financial Support for Students

Please view the documents below for the academic year 2021-22.

More advice here:

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Gap Year Info

Please view our Gap Year info Below:
Deferring UCAS Applications & GAP YEAR Info (pdf)

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Guidelines for Success

Download the PDF form below which contains a guide to studies, conduct and curriculum in Sixth Form and a Contract of Agreement.

Guidelines for Success 2020-2021  (pdf)

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Information for University and College Admissions Tutors

5th October 2020

The Impact of Coronavirus on Trinity School

Following a localised outbreak of Covid-19 at the beginning of March 2020, Trinity School went into a full lockdown on Thursday March 12th, approximately 10 days before the whole of UK was placed in lockdown restrictions.

Information for University and College Admission Teams



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Please find information on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on the powerpoint below:
Year 12 & 13 MOOCs

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Sixth Form Bulletins

View the bulletin below (pdf format)

Current Bulletin: March 4th

Previous Bulletin: February 5

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Sixth Form Library Info

Info on our Sixth Form Library can be viewed here: SIXTH FORM LIBRARY

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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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Summer 2019 Exam Certificates

Summer 2019 exam certificates are now available for collection from the Sixth Form Office during school hours. If students are unable to collect them in person, they can nominate someone to do this on their behalf by emailing

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Yr12 Work Experience

Please find below our letter about the Y12 Work Experience Programme. Copies of the consent form are also available for students to collect from the Sixth Form Office.

Y12 work experience letter (pdf)

Y12 work experience consent form (docx)

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Yr 12 & 13 Key Dates

More Key Dates will be made available shortly.

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Info to follow.

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