Cultural Capital

CULTURAL CAPITAL PROGRAMME

We acknowledge that students come to Trinity High School from a wide range of backgrounds ranging from privileged to disadvantaged. As such there will be a wide variance in the experiences that they have had when they join us in Year Nine. It is our mission to create well-rounded individuals who will be proactive citizens making a positive contribution to society in Modern Britain. We will achieve this through providing a wide range of experiences to all students, regardless of background, within the Cultural Capital programme. All students in Years Nine and Ten will take part in one Cultural Capital event or visit per term during the school year. Details of our current schedule of events for each year group follow below;

Year 9

AUTUMN – Thursday 1st December 2022
Dicken’s 19th Century Fiction…
A performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’ in our own school hall, staged by Quantum Theatre, a professional touring theatre company. This is a hugely valuable opportunity for students to experience a live performance of one of their GCSE set texts. This links with our character values by developing creativity and wisdom.
SPRING – Tuesday 7th February 2023
Orchestral Wonder…
The chance to hear a symphony orchestra in full flight at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s Schools’ concert in the world class Birmingham Symphony Hall. Students will hear a range of well-known pieces of music, with a full commentary explaining the instruments of the orchestra and the music they play. Transport to and from Birmingham will be by coach. This links with our character values by developing curiosity and respect.
SUMMER – Tuesday 4th July 2023
Oh I do like to be…
beside the seaside! A daytrip to the great British seaside. The precise destination will be confirmed nearer the time, but students will get to experience all the usual attractions of a seaside resort. Transport to and from the coast will be by coach. This links with our character values by developing civility and friendliness.

Year 10

AUTUMN – Wednesday 7th December 2022
STEM in Birmingham…
A visit to Thinktank in central Birmingham. Students will watch the Energy Show in Thinktank’s theatre as well and will be guided around the museum by Trinity staff, using the wide range of hand-on exhibits to explore aspects of science, technology, engineering and maths. Transport to and from Birmingham will be by coach. This links with our character values by developing critical thinking and focus.
SPRING – Thursday 20th March 2023
Malvern Adventure…
A day spent exploring and walking across our local area of outstanding natural beauty, the Malvern Hills. Students will learn to navigate in lesser-known parts of the hills, observe wildlife and conservation projects and have a picnic lunch together on top of Midsummer Hill. Transport to and from the Malvern Hills will be by coach. This links with our character values by developing perseverance and teamwork.
SUMMER – Tuesday 4th July 2023
Time Travel…
A visit to the world famous Natural History Museum in London. Students will be led by Trinity staff, exploring the vast array of exhibits and linking together their understanding of science, geography and history. Transport to and from London will be by coach. This links with our character values by developing curiosity and reflection.
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