FAQs

What is Firefly?

Firefly is the school learning platform. It is used to provide each student with details of extended learning tasks and also contains important school information. The site can also be accessed by parents/carers who will be able to see details of attendance and A2L scores.

What choices does my child have in their school meal?

Our lunch menu is available to download here.

When are the after school clubs held?

Details regarding our after school clubs can be found here.

Where can I find the term times?

Find our academy calendar here.

Where can I find out about events at the Academy?

You can download our calendar here.

What SEN/D support does Trentham Academy have?

At Trentham Academy we are committed to offering an inclusive education to ensure the best possible progress for all of our students whatever their needs or abilities. Here’s an overview of Special Educational Needs.

Is Trentham Academy Dyslexia friendly?

The Academy is Level 2 Dyslexia friendly status. Please see information on the website for more details.

Where can I find out about pastoral services?

You can read about our pastoral care and student welfare policy here.

Does Trentham Academy offer a mentoring scheme?

Within the pastoral team, the Inclusion Managers will mentor selected students, as will Progress Leaders. We also have a successful and well-established Peer Mentoring scheme.

Does Trentham Academy offer any school trips?

The Academy offers trips through-out the year. We believe that trips can greatly enhance the curriculum provision and will serve to motivate students and staff. The school has a strong commitment to the added value of learning beyond the statutory school day and beyond the premises by the use of carefully planned educational visits. This is part of the school’s role in providing a broad and balanced curriculum that promotes spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development and prepares young people for the opportunities and experiences of adult life.

What is the disciplinary process at Trentham Academy?

The behaviour policy is based around students being given the opportunity to put their behaviour right through a restorative approach. If they fail to do this, then further sanctions follow, including detentions, time away from other students and, eventually, fixed term and permanent exclusions.

Does Trentham Academy have any awards schemes?

Students are rewarded for meeting expectations with Credits and with Merits for going above and beyond expectations. These contribute to individual certificates and also to the House Competition. Students who consistently show a positive Attitude to Learning (A2L) are able to participate in rewards events.

Where can I get Trentham Academy uniforms?

Ties and badges are available to buy from the Finance Office during school hours. Trousers and blazers are black in colour and can be purchased from many independent retailers. The Academy holds a list of local suppliers. Plain white school shirts can be purchased from most high street retailers.