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FAQs

FAQs2022-03-30T15:54:15+01:00
Is there support in lessons?2022-04-07T13:45:16+01:00

All subject teachers are here to help and there a number of teaching assistants who work here too.

What happens if I find the work hard?2022-04-07T13:44:35+01:00

All school staff are here to help you if you get stuck.

What facilities doe sthe school have? (e.g. sports equipment, science laboratories etc)2022-04-07T13:44:05+01:00

We are proud of our facilities that include state of the art whiteboards for learning, amazing Sports facilities including a gym and Science labs.

What subject will I be able to study?2022-04-07T13:42:45+01:00

Core subjects like English, Maths and Science. You will study other subjects in much more depth at Secondary school. For example, History and Geography.

How does the Timetable work?2022-04-07T13:42:13+01:00

You have one tutor period a day and then 5 lessons per day.

Anyone else I will be seeing, and when will I see them?2022-04-07T13:41:27+01:00

Student support officers and all key staff in school including lunchtime supervisors and cleaners.

Name of my Form Tutor2022-04-07T13:40:41+01:00

To be confirmed

Name of my Student Support Officer2022-04-07T13:40:07+01:00

Miss Baker

Name of the Head of Key Stage 32022-04-07T13:39:30+01:00

Dr Watts

Name of the Deputy Head2022-04-07T13:38:49+01:00

Mrs McCluskey

Name of the Headteacher2022-04-07T13:38:01+01:00

Mrs Oldcorn.

Is there any other clothing/equipment I will need?2022-04-07T12:47:54+01:00

You will need to check the days you do PE to ensure you have your PE kit.

What kind of bag must I bring?2022-04-07T12:47:02+01:00

Average sized rucksack.

What stationary must I bring?2022-04-07T12:45:54+01:00

Pen, Pencil, Ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener. We do recommend a pencil case.

What PE/Sports kit do I need?2022-04-07T12:45:18+01:00

See school website for details under parent section.

Where can I buy my uniform?2022-04-07T12:44:09+01:00

You can purchase your uniform from the following vendors:

School Uniform
Vortex School Wear
S&S Clothing
Who is the best person to talk to if I am having problems?2022-04-07T12:38:58+01:00

All staff are here to help. But your year group will have a dedicated Student Support Officer who can specifically help with your needs.

Is there a House System, and what house will I be in?2022-04-07T12:33:40+01:00

There are 5 houses in Holy Trinity:

  • Gabriel
  • Barachiel
  • Raphael
  • Uriel
  • Zadkiel
What are the consequences for poor behaviour choices?2022-04-07T12:32:15+01:00

Behaviour points, isolation, meetings with parents and Head of Year.

What is the reward system?2022-04-07T12:31:22+01:00

We have achievement points that can be built up towards:

  • End of year trips
  • Hot chocolate Friday
  • Certificates
  • Texts/Phone calls home to Parents/Carers
Where will my school share my homework?2022-04-07T12:30:06+01:00

Sometimes you will be asked to physically hand in a piece of homework. Sometimes homework can be done electronically and your teachers can see if you have completed the homework or not.

This maybe done via:

  • Showmyhomework
  • Google classroom
  • SIMS Learning Gateway
  • Microsoft Teams

How much homework do you get?2022-04-07T12:27:56+01:00

Homework is set by each subject accordingly.

What activities can you do after school?2022-04-07T12:25:38+01:00

Ask your subject teachers for the latest clubs that are up and running.

Where can I do homework at lunch times?2022-04-07T12:24:59+01:00

Learning Support.

What activities can you do at lunch times2022-04-07T12:21:30+01:00

Ask your subject teachers for the latest clubs that are up and running.

Where do students go at break/lunch times?2022-04-07T12:20:44+01:00

Outside if the weather is nice. The performance Hall can be used if it’s a rainy day.

Approximately how much will my lunch cost?2022-03-30T16:15:22+01:00

£1.90-£2.30. There is a limit of £5.00 per day.

You can add funds through school gateway online or there is a cash system in place at school. Funds can be added at designated biometric points.

What snacks are sold at breaks time?2022-03-30T16:14:17+01:00

Pizzas, bacon sandwiches, sausage sandwiches. Sometimes sausage rolls. Plenty of drinks are available too including juices and water.

What times are break/lunch times?2022-03-30T15:59:09+01:00

Morning break is at 11:00 until 11:15 and lunchtime is 12:15 to 12:55.

What will I have to wear for school?2022-03-30T15:49:13+01:00

Holy Trinity uniform.

What time does school start/finish?2022-03-30T15:46:14+01:00

The first bells sounds at 8:40 and school finishes at 3:00. Please arrive to school in good time.