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About Trinity

Our Lady of Lourdes Multi-Academy Trust

In Autumn 2018, Trinity will become part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Multi-Academy Trust. In March, Mr James McGeachie, CEO desgnate of the new trust, sent a letter to parents, introducing himself and his vision for the trust. He also sent a letter to parents explaining the changes to the school's holiday pattern from 2019/2020.

Senior Leadership Team

Mr S. McClafferty
Deputy Headteacher
Mr A. Brennan
Assistant Headteachers
Mr R Bennett
Mr S Manderson
Miss C McGrath
Mr S Wadsley
Mrs S Wilkinson

Local Governing Body

The Chairperson of The Trinity Catholic School Local Governing Body is Rachel Greatrix. (

Further information about the Local Governing Body can be found in The Trinity Handbook.

Academy Status

The Trinity Catholic School is part of the St Barnabas Catholic Multi Academy Trust. There are four schools in the trust: Our Lady's, St Mary's and St Teresa's Primary Schools and Trinity. St Augustine's Primary is a Partner Primary in the trust.

Organisation, History and Ethos

  • Overview: General introduction to Trinity including exam grades at GCSE and A-Level and information on facilities, provision and visiting the school.
  • History: The evolution of the school since its beginnings in 1844.
  • Bishops' Statement: Statement by the bishops of England and Wales on Catholic Schools.

The Trinity Catholic School is Committed to Safeguarding

“Every child should be kept safe.”

Everyone has a responsibility for safeguarding children and young people. If you are worried that a child or young person is being abused, report your concern. Contact the school’s Designated Senior Persons for Safeguarding and Child Protection:

  • Mrs E Aitchison (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Mrs S Wilkinson (Assistant Headteacher)
  • Mr S McClafferty (Headteacher)

on 0115 9296251 or 0115 9296252. Or contact Children and Families Direct on 0115 8764800.

Looked After Children

  • The Designated Teachers for Looked After Children are Mrs S Wilkinson and Mrs E Aitchison
  • The Designated Governor for Looked after Children is Mrs R Greatrix, Chair of Governors

Further information about Trinity's commitment to safeguarding can be found in the Child Protection and Safeguarding section of The Trinity Handbook.

School Profile and DfE Performance Data

Ofsted Pages and Inspection Reports

The Trinity Handbook

Our policies, protocols and guidance documents can be found in The Trinity Handbook.


Ofsted Outstanding 08-09 SSAT Leading Edge Internation Schools Award Healthy Schools Arts Mark Gold SIMS Partner School Sport England Career Mark