SEND Support

Get Free access to the Parent Portal this term to support your pupils with SLCN during lockdown!

Our award-winning Parent Portal enables Speech Link and Language Link subscribers to provide the resources, advice and activities needed for families to support their children, with SLCN, at home.

Last year, due to the COVID-19 crisis, we gave free access to this site for every school, parent and carer enabling them to continue vital speech and language development work with their children while schools were closed.

The good news is that we are offering access to the Parent Portal for Free again this term, along with some great new features to help you offer the best SLCN support to your families, when you sign up for our SLCN newsletter, The Link News.

Manchester City Council Local Offer News Bulletin – Special Edition Manchester City Council Local Offer for Children & Young People with SEND Manchester City Council Corona Virus/COVID-19 Local Offer Advice and Information
A Curious Guide For Courageous Kids
The Corona Virus [The Autism Educator]
Talking to children about Coronavirus
Minister Fords Open Letter To The SEND Sector
Parent and Carer Homeschool
Online Resources
My Happy Mind Leaflet

Supporting parents of children with SEND

Educational Psychology Helpline 0161 276 0118 (Monday – Friday 1.00pm – 3.00pm)

A helpline for parents/carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs
and Disabilities and for Early Help professionals within Manchester LA.

We can offer a problem-solving phone conversation relating to educating your child/young
person at home and responding to issues relating to learning, behaviour, anxiety and
mental health needs.

For example:

– are you feeling unsure how to teach your child learn at home?
– are you finding it difficult to teach what is expected?
– is it difficult to help your child stay calm or get them to co-operate?
– are you concerned that you don’t have the right equipment or resources?

These are particularly difficult times for parents/carers of children and young people with
special needs and disabilities. We are available to talk through difficulties you may be
facing.

Manchester City have developed a CityzensAtHome site which is publicly available and covers information and activities for people during this time. City in the Community have contributed and there are some physical activities, healthy eating recipes etc suitable for all ages.

https://www.mancity.com/cityzensathome

The club are also continuing to post activities on the social media channels as are City in the Community (@CITCTweets)

What’s happening at Trinity High.

Read the latest news from our school.

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 […]