We are proud of our
work as a learning community committed to students achieving their
best. We are a very successful, over-subscribed community
comprehensive school. In March 2002 we were designated as
a Specialist Technology College and in the same month achieved Investors
in People status. We are always pleased to welcome visitors
to our school. Simple contact us to arrange a visit.
Chilton Trinity is an 11-16 Comprehensive LEA co-educational
secondary school which serves both the town and rural areas. Since
it opened in 1966, it has expanded steadily and currently has 1024
students on roll.
Situation and Development:
The buildings are purpose built and stand in 14
acres to the NW side of town. Since its opening, the LEA has added
- a humanities block with a Drama studio
- a second science area with 4 additional laboratories
- a prestigious Sports & Leisure Centre, jointly funded with
Sedgemoor District Council
- a second playing field area, with athletics and cricket facilities
- In June 2001 our Artificial Turf Pitch was officially opened.
Jointly funded by Sport England, Sedgemoor District Council, the
Parents, Staff and Friends association of Chilton Trinity School
and many other local partnerships excellent facility is available
for both school and community use
- In March 2002 we were designated a Specialist Technology College
and capital works will start in September to improve our accommodation
in Maths, Science and Technology.
In addition the school has refurbished a number
of areas to provide enhanced facilities for students, which include:
- three Information Technology rooms with networked PC's and Information
Technology suites in departmental areas. All have internet access.
Wireless transmitters are being piloted to improve flexibility
of provision in curriculum areas.
- three multi-purpose Technology rooms for Textiles and Food
- a Computer Design area and improvements in Design Technology
- a major extension to the school library
- additional facilities for Community use
- a set of cricket nets through the Somerset Cricket Project
- a new foyer and entrance to the School
- a social inclusion annexe, located in the newly refurbished
Bungalow, funded by a grant from the DfES
- up-graded changing facilities as part of our Sport England (lottery)
- plans for an enrichment centre, located on the site of the former
pool, funded through DfES grants and government funding
The Local Authority has undertaken a feasibility
study to plan future developments for further permanent buildings;
these are likely to include a Mathematics and Information Technology
block and improved Music and Drama facilities.
We have also begun a major three year programme
of improvements, upgrading and renovation.
|Interesting facts about our school:
As a school we are keen to develop our students
understanding of their local, national and global ciommunities.
Active links have been established with:
Amity Regional Junior School,
Bethany, Connecticut, USA
OSU Home Junior Secondary
School, Accra, Ghana
C E S Jean Castel, Normandie,
Muzikálové Gymnázium Alkana,
In February our students set up a Global links
website to celebrate the international dimension of our work as
a school. The Somerset Goes Global team helped them create a website
whcih gives an exciting insight into our multi-cultural community
of interests. The web site address is: http://www.cosmic.org.uk/somersetgg/chilton/index.html
GCSE Exam Results 2001:
5 + A* - C - 45%
5 + A* - G - 92%