The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School

Headteacher’s Welcome

It is both my pleasure and an enormous privilege to welcome you to The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School. We are a Voluntary Aided Church school with a rich history and a reputation for excellence.  We provide an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice.  This is a happy school where faith is valued, and which is underpinned by core Christian values of mutual respect and compassion based on the Gospel of Christ.

This website holds a range of information no matter what your interest is in our school.  Parents, please visit the Parent Portal, which has content specifically for you. If you are interested in your child joining the school or joining us as a Sixth Form student then there is a range of information under admissions and in the prospectus.  If you are interested in joining us as a member of staff, then the vacancies section has what you need.  Current students and staff can access emails, calendars and Citrix through the Student Portal or Staff Portal.

It is my firm belief that the best education combines high standards of academic achievement with strong moral and spiritual guidance. Education should provide opportunities for every individual child to succeed in a variety of ways; preparing young people for a future in which they can thrive in their chosen career paths in addition to becoming responsible, caring citizens. This is what we aspire to at Holy Trinity.   Furthermore, I believe that learning should be fun, students should feel happy and safe and every individual should experience success. We work hard at Holy Trinity to achieve this for our students.

We are proud of our ethos, our all round high standards and our strong emphasis on personal development. We believe children deserve the best education possible and values that prepare them for the future. We are committed to providing both.  Indeed, I believe that Holy Trinity is a very special place to be. I am proud of our wonderful students, the dedicated staff and the supportive governors and parents, and most of all I am very proud to lead The Holy Trinity Church of England School.  Please feel free to arrange a visit to the school or to contact us for further information.

 Rev Chrissie Millwood - Headteacher

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 The Holy Trinity Values and Ethos Statements

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a centre of excellence for learning, inspired by Christian values, where young people fulfil their potential.

Vision Statement

Deeply Christian, open to all.

Values Statement

The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality, within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its students.

Dignity

Underpinning all that we do is the core belief in the ultimate worth of each person as a child of God – precious, valued and loved by God.  Dignity comes from the knowledge of our ultimate worth as human beings.

 Community

Having understood our value as individual human beings, we express this value through the quality of the relationships that we share with each other.  Community, living well together, is of very great importance to us as a school, as is the place we each take in the wider community locally, nationally and internationally.

 Wisdom

As a school we seek to foster confidence, delight and discipline, in seeking wisdom, knowledge and truth.  This is achieved through the nurturing of academic habits and skills, emotional intelligence, resilience and creativity across the breadth of the curriculum. 

 Hope

As we prepare our students for the future, we look to open up horizons of hope and aspiration; encouraging our students to embrace these with confidence and sending them out to make a difference to the world in which they live.

 We aim to: - Value ourselves, and each other, as individuals with unique gifts and talents • Value the communities we are part of • Value the world we live in

This school is proud to be a comprehensive school Each member of the school community is unique and brings special gifts to our school. We celebrate this and believe all students and staff can reach their potential and make a positive contribution to the world in which we live.

This school is dedicated to outstanding pastoral care

Our Pastoral System ensures that each learner is known, cared for, supported, feels safe and enjoys being at the Holy Trinity Church of England School. Attendance at the school is consistently high. We are committed to showing kindness and respect in all our relationships and conversations. This school is committed to academic excellence The school has strong leadership and a dedicated staff. Achievement and progress are celebrated consistently and this is central to the school’s excellent results.

This school is proud to be a Christian school

Every aspect of school life is built upon our core Christian values. All learners, regardless of their faith and background, benefit from this consistency. A Christian assembly forms a part of daily life at the school and communion services happen each half term. We aim for the whole community to show the Fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23). We celebrate these characteristics in our school.