Free School Meals

Half Term FSM Provision

Manchester Council has agreed today to provide families eligible for free school meals a cash payment of £15 per child for half term. To claim this payment you need to click on this link https://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200008/benefits_and_support/6302/apply_for_a_loan_if_you_are_in_financial_crisisand then click ‘apply for a cash grant though welfare provision’. You can apply for this up to 13 November. Please be aware that this link says loan but this is not a loan, it is a cash payment. There is no specific form for the free school meals payment so please ensure you click the ‘apply for a cash grant though welfare provision.

Have your circumstances changed due to the Coronavirus? Do you think your child may now be entitled to free school meals? If so please apply online at https://www.cloudforedu.org.uk/ofsm/sims/ This online checker will then notify Trinity if your child is entitled to free school meals, we will then update their school record . Once it is established that you are entitled to free school meals, you will be eligible to receive a £15 supermarket voucher each week via the government’s voucher scheme, whilst your child is not in school and a free meal each day when they are in school.  Please make sure that school have the correct email address for you as the vouchers are sent to you via email.

From 20 April you will receive your Free School Meal supermarket voucher by email. If you have not already provided your email address to school please email it to a.laming@trinityhigh.com along with your name and your child/children’s name.

You will receive your voucher at the beginning of each week.

What’s happening at Trinity High.

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Jun 11, 2021

Mobile Phones in School

At the start of this week, students watched a superb video explaining our policy on mobile phones – including information that has guided the policy and what would happen if phones were seen being used through the school day. The video was produced in school and features our students and pastoral support staff explaining the […]

Jun 11, 2021

Enhanced Support Measures Regarding Covid-19

Earlier this week, the government announced that a package of enhanced response measures will be introduced in Greater Manchester Council areas in order to tackle the Delta (B1.617.2) variant of Covid-19. The school will be following recommendations from Directors of Public Health that have been made to secondary schools within the Manchester Local Authority. The […]

Jun 11, 2021

Faraday Challenge

Shortly before the half term break, 32 Year 8 girls took part in the ‘Faraday Challenge’, a STEM event where they were tasked with designing and building a prototype to improve efficiency on a train platform. The session was led by Ms Walker, Dr Alnuamaani and Ms Hitchin. There were some fantastic creative ideas and […]

Jun 7, 2021

Mobile Phones – Our School Policy

This half term there is a renewed focus on mobile phones. Research indicates that a young person spends an average of 9 hours a day on their mobile phone (youngminds.org.uk, 2021). This has been proven to have a detrimental impact on the wellbeing of young people. In forms this morning, students watched a short video […]