The Trinity Catholic School was last inspected by Ofsted between the 12th and 13th of March 2019. The school was judged to be GOOD.
During the inspection, Inspectors observed 43 parts of lessons in a range of subjects.
Inspectors also visited 10 tutor-time sessions and three assemblies.
Inspectors spoke with five groups of pupils across all year groups and with pupils informally during the school day.
Inspectors looked at samples of pupils’ work across a broad range of curriculum subjects.
A range of documentation was examined, including the school’s self-evaluation, the school’s improvement plan, pupils’ performance information, behaviour logs, the minutes of meetings of the local governing body and a range of school policies.
Inspectors met with a range of school leaders, including the headteacher and senior leaders responsible for teaching and learning, the sixth form, behaviour and personal development. Inspectors also spoke with the designated safeguarding leader and with the coordinators for the provision for pupils with SEND and those with English as an additional language.
Inspectors met with subject leaders and a selection of staff. A discussion was held with the leader with oversight for the use of the pupil premium. The lead inspector met with three members of the local governing body, which included the chair.
A meeting was also held with members of Our Lady of Lourdes Multi-Academy Trust, which included the chief executive officer.
The lead inspector evaluated the 120 responses to Parent View, Ofsted’s online survey. The school’s own parental survey information was also considered.