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Trafalgar School

I am incredibly proud to be the Executive Headteacher of Trafalgar School.

I am relentlessly ambitious about ensuring the school provides an exceptional learning experience for all students, providing them with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful here and in the wider world.

As a relational school, we pride ourselves on our calm, friendly and nurturing learning environment and the positive relationships that are fostered between students, staff and parents. We work hard to ensure our students' experience is founded on our five core values which were identified and defined by students and are also linked to the articles of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC): aspiration, community, inclusion, resilience and respect...

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Stand Out Student

The first Hot Chocolate of 2024 goes to Zara, Jan, Evie, Ellie, Eva and Sarah! These students were invited to meet with Mrs Copeland and Miss Pearse to celebrate their successes at our end of term celebration assembly...

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Year 11 Booster Timetable - May/June 2024

Booster Sessions 2024 - PDF version


Morning Warm Up

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Year 11 Intervention timetable - Easter 2024

In order to support your child’s progress and achievement, we will be offering a wide variety of...

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Year 11 Mock Exam timetable - March 2024


All am exams start in tutor

Tutor and Lesson 1 (8.50...

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Trafalgar commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 2024

In January we marked Holocaust Memorial Day, with a week-long commemoration of tutor activities...

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Year 11 Exam Timetable - May/June 2024

Exam Timetable Summer 2024 Languages Speaking Window French/Spanish/Polish Tuesday 2nd April...

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Year 11 Intervention timetable - Spring 2024

Here is our Year 11 Intervention Timetable for Spring 2024: (click the image to view a pdf...

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Trafalgar receives prestigious Artsmark Award

Pupils and staff at Trafalgar School are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Gold Artsmark...

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Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable - November 2023

Here is the timetable for our Year 11 Mock Exams taking place over the next fortnight. Good luck...

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Salterns Academy Trust schools recognised for excellence in languages

Admiral Lord Nelson School and Trafalgar School have been recognised for their long-term commitment...

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Results Day 2023

On 24th August our Year 11 students returned to collect their results and celebrate their...

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Trafalgar wins GOLD!

We are delighted to announce that we, Trafalgar School, have achieved the School Games Gold Mark...

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Work Experience 2023

Well done to all of our Year 10 students for completing work experience! The feedback we had from...

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Students complete Bronze Expedition

Last weekend our Bronze DofE students completed their expedition and absolutely smashed it! They...

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Tech Truck visits Trafalgar!

On Friday 5th May we had a visit from the Tech:Truck, a brand-new mobile education and technology...

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Duke of Edinburgh Award 2023 - Silver Practice Expedition

This past weekend a group of students and staff went to the New Forest for their first practice...

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Inclusion sits at the heart of the practice of all within the school and there is strong evidence that the commitment to adapting the curriculum to the individual needs of students reflects the highest of ambitions for their most vulnerable students

Russell Bennett, Director of Education - GLF Trust

I value that the school provides opportunities for children outside of the everyday curriculum

Parent Survey, 2022

‘Pupils thrive and feel safe in this highly inclusive school.’

Ofsted, 2023

The staff at Trafalgar School have a clear passion

Laura Berry, Ark Dickens Primary School

Trafalgar School has an explicit focus on caring relationships, knowing their students and a restorative culture

Ian Hunkin, Delta Trust

‘Relationships are highly positive because staff take time to understand and remove barriers to pupils’ learning.’

Ofsted, 2023

I have no doubt that Team Trafalgar are committed to improving the life chances of the young people

Councillor Terry Norton

Strong relationships are the heart of everything the school does

Hayden Ginns, Assistant Director for Children - Portsmouth City Council

‘Pupils see themselves as ’Team Trafalgar’ and are proud to represent their school.’

Ofsted 2023

‘The personal development of pupils is exceptional.’

Ofsted 2023