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Friday 30 September 2016 (week 2 day 10) | email | e-learning

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A Notable Achievement

One image, not four, on the front page of this weeks edition of the newsletter, supported by the words of John Rolfe, from the British Council:

“The International School Award is a badge of honour for schools that do outstanding work in international education, such as through links with partner schools overseas. Fostering an international dimension in the curriculum is at the heart of the British Council’s work with schools, so that young people gain the cultural understanding and skills they need to live and work as global citizens.

Trinity’s fantastic international work has rightfully earned it this prestigious award. The award is now available worldwide in countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Lebanon, Cyprus and Pakistan as part of the British Council’s ‘Connecting Classrooms’ programme.”

Read more news in the latest newsletter.

The Trinity Sixth Form

The establishment of a Trinity Sixth Form has now been realised and we are delighted to welcome a substantial group of well qualified and hard working young people to our post 16, purpose built Sixth Form Centre. Over the next few years, the Trinity Sixth Form will grow, develop and flourish, offering a broad range of opportunities for everyone. We are guaranteeing small class sizes and tutorial groups with a “pupil teacher” ratio of 10:1. A formal Sixth Form Opening Ceremony has been arranged and details can be found on the inside page.


Good News All Round

This years GCSE results were distributed to students on Thursday, 25th August, and, as the above photographs show, there were plenty of smiles. The government now has four school examination “performance measures”, and our scores were as follows:

  • Attainment 8 = 5.26
  • Progress 8 = 0.27
  • A*-C in English and mathematics = 65%
  • English Baccalaureate = 14.6%


Our Anglican Distinctiveness

Our monthly Eucharist services are held in the main hall and follow the Anglican tradition. Our most recent service, the ‘End of Year Eucharist’, was led by Rev Simon Gatenby, Rector of Brunswick Parish Church. The reading was taken from John Chapter 15, verses 12-17, focusing on “Love one another”. The message was that, despite the challenges of change, we are all loved by God. The hymn was the timely ‘You Shall Go Out With Joy’, supplemented by the final words;

“Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.”


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