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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

This week’s ‘Hot Chocolate with the Head’ goes to Daisie, Jacey and Kyla! Daisie is an amazing pupil who has worked really hard in science and been really supportive of three SEN pupils in her class. She has an amazing...

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Portsmouth Cup Champions!

Congratulations to our Year 8 boys who won their match in the final of the Portsmouth Cup...

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Portsmouth Cup success!

Well done to our Year 9 football team who beat Mayfield 2-0 in the Semi Final of the Portsmouth...

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Year 10 Work Experience

Year 10 Work Experience 2022 – Update As you are aware from my previous correspondence, following...

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Year 11 Exam Timetable - May/June 2022

Here is a timetable for the Year 11 GCSE Exams starting in a couple of weeks.


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Prefect Search 2022

CALLING ALL YEAR 10 STUDENTS! Our Prefect application process is now OPEN! In Year 10? Want to be...

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Year 11 Mock Exams - March 2022

Here is the timetable for our Year 11 Mock Exams taking place in March. Good luck to all of our...

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Women's History Month - March 2022

“I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.” – Emma Watson...

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Urgent - school closure Friday 18th February

URGENT MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE HEADTEACHER Dear Parents/Carers, The Met Office has today...

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February is LGBTQ+ History Month

February is LGBTQ+ History Month. Here at Trafalgar we feel it is incredibly important to create...

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Year 11 Exams Information 2022

Exam Changes The Department for Education has announced that GCSE exams will be adapted to ensure...

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Headteacher's letter - December 2021

Dear Parents/Carers, As we reach the end of the autumn term, it is a time to reflect on the...

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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

Attending Trafalgar School is like being part of a family

Year 8 Student

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

Parent Survey, 2022

Because of the Headteacher’s focus and drive, a transformation in the quality of teaching and behaviour is strongly evident

Ofsted, 2018

The school is really good at challenging students to improve their progress

Year 8 Student

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

Leaders have worked hard to provide a rich curriculum for pupils

Ofsted, 2018

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