Welcome to Durham Trinity School and Sports College. We are a generic special school educating pupils 2-19 years of age, with autism or profound, moderate, severe or complex learning difficulties. Some pupils also have additional medical, physical, sensory, linguistic or behavioural difficulties. All pupils at Durham Trinity School and Sports College have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP).
Durham Trinity is a relatively new purpose built school, situated on the outskirts of Durham City Centre. The pupils have access to specialist rooms and facilities such as ICT suite, sensory room, hydrotherapy pool, and a design Technology room. We are developing Outdoor Play And Learning (OPAL) areas; to allow them to access the curriculum and thrive in their interests and strengths.
From September 2019, the school have introduced a 3 curriculum pathway to ensure the needs of the diverse school population are met academically, emotionally and physically; whilst providing challenge and support to ensure they are prepared for the next stage in their development, towards adulthood.
We are a Sports College, providing an excellent provision that develops pupils’ physical skills and mental wellbeing, educating them about leading a healthy lifestyle, whilst having fun! Pupils have opportunities to access non-competitive and competitive sporting activities throughout the school year.
We provide a Further Education Unit (FEU- Post 16) on site where the excellent provision continues until they are 19 years of age.
Our greatest resource is the staff. They are supportive and highly skilled in SEND, supporting pupils throughout the school day to ensure they achieve their goals and become as independent as possible. Together with pupils, families and other agencies, we work together for the best outcomes for our pupils.
For parents/carers considering our school as a future option for their child you are encouraged to contact school and make arrangements to visit us. We would be delighted to meet you and answer any queries you may have.
For existing parents/carers, we hope the website gives you additional information about what your child accesses.
If you require a paper copy of any of the policies or documents that are on our website please contact the school office.