On this page you will find the information you need to be prepared before classes start.
Please take the time to watch the orientation videos and read the material linked on this page.

Orientation Handbook

The booklet offers information at your fingertips, as does this webpage: contacts, maps, transport information, uniform, library services, canteen, music tuition, swimming squads and – important– how to download and register for the Trinity app.

School Hours

School Hours

Kindergarten and Year 1: 8.45am – 3.00pm

Year 2 – 4: 8:25am – 3:00pm

Years 5 to 6: 8:25am – 3:15pm

Morning Tea: 11.00am – 11:25am

Lunch: 12.30pm – 1.10pm

Term dates are viewable here.

Transport Information

Trinity is committed to a green travel plan and promotes the use of Public Transport options for students and staff. The Summer Hill Campus is 1.5km from Summer Hill station. Many students make use of the Trinity School buses which arrive and depart from the bus stops on Prospect Road outside the School.

Learn more about trip routes, timetables, complete a Trinity Bus application and more on the transport section of the School’s website.

When traveling by car, parents are to use the School’s underground car park for drop off and collection and must follow the School’s Traffic Management plan for the safety of students and the public.

School uniform

To deliver a personalised service all new uniform fittings are strictly by appointment only.

It is recommended that all new students to the school be fitted before the Shop closes in December.

  • Schedule an appointment by Monday 14 November 2022 using the online appointment system (instructions on the School’s Uniform shop page).
  • Please note that the Uniform Shop is not currently accepting cash; all major credit cards are accepted.

Opening hours
The Uniform Shop closes for the summer holidays on Friday, 9 December 2022 at 2.00pm and will reopen Monday, 9 January 2023 at 9.00am.

Summer holiday trading: Monday, 9 January to Friday 27 January 2023
Weekdays 9.00am – 4.00pm

Closed Australia Day public holiday

Normal trading hours resume Monday, 30 January 2023, Weekdays 8.00am – 4.00pm

iPad Programme

Junior

Students from Kindergarten to Year 5 participate in Trinity’s iPad Programme. Students are supplied an iPad, rugged keyboard case and a stylus pen. The iPads are used in and out of the classroom as part of a blended learning model that offers students the opportunity to benefit from an array of delivery methods, both face to face and online. The School aims for a consistent platform to support the education of students in these year levels and requires each student to bring their device to school each day.

Co-curricular

Explore the Junior School Co-Curricular webpages, watch some of the videos, and read more about the following in the Orientation PDF booklet:

Music Instrumental Tuition and Junior School Music Programme
An overview of the Junior School Music Programme and how to enrol your son is in the Junior School Orientation booklet.

Information and details on Trinity’s musical instrumental tuition, including how to enrol, is in the Trinity Grammar School online Handbook. Use this online form to register for music tuition (the online form is also accessible via the School’s online Handbook). You will be asked to use your Trinity ICT log in to access.

Sport and activities
Aside from Saturday morning sport for Years 4 to 6 and Friday afternoon sport for Year 3, the School offers a range of voluntary activities, a schedule of which will be distributed at the beginning of the School year. Trinity staff utilise the Trinity app to share sports fixtures and activity updates. Please download the app and set up your preferences, as per instructions on this webpage.

Swimming Squads operate across the week. Contact the Junior School office for details and to arrange an assessment.

Trinity Community Groups

Trinity is proud to have a strong School community consisting of parents, friends, families and alumni. The Junior School has a vibrant parent auxiliary, regular P&F meetings, and Prayer Group.

To learn more, get involved, or request prayer, please visit the community section of our website.

Trinity updates and news

There are a number of ways to stay up-to-date with news at Trinity:

Download and set up your preferences in the Trinity app.
From the app, you can access

  • Updates from the Head Master, Mr Tim Bowden, and Head of the Junior School, Mr Mark Dunn.
  • Sports notices
  • Push notifications from the School on urgent updates
  • Bus transport updates
  • Registering an absence
  • .. and more!

InSite – coming in 2023

A new online portal resource where parents will access notices, news and academic reports. Make sure you have downloaded the School App and set up your preferences so you don’t miss its launch.

Trinity News Magazine

A bi-annual digital magazine that is available in printed form on request, Trinity News is distributed via email at the end of Terms 2 and 4. You can view the latest editions and order a printed copy from the Publications section of the School website.

Follow the School’s Facebook or Instagram accounts.

Please ensure your email address held by the School remains current and updated.

Leave and Absences

Parents use the School app to let us know if their child will be absent from school due to illness. Select the absences tile and complete the form.

Additional requests for special leave (of one full day or longer), either from school or sport, should be addressed to Mr Dunn and sent to the School office. He will then reply to those requests.

Please ensure you put your son’s name and class on all correspondence to the School.

Outside of School Hours Care

To make an enquiry and enrol your son, visit the OSH page on the School’s website.

Orientation Videos from previous years

A welcome and orientation message from Head of the Junior School, Mr Mark Dunn. The contents of these videos will be covered in person at the Orientation Morning for new 2023 students and parents. However, for any parents unable to make it on the morning, the below videos from 2022 are available for viewing and much of the content remains relevant.

Kindergarten Orientation

Years 1-6 Orientation