COVID Week 6: Level 3 Restrictions at Trinity.
Staying COVID Safe
All families are expected to monitor the NSW Health Website and adhere to the advice as appropriate.
Students must not attend School if:
It is expected that all students will attend school as required, unless they are directed to stay at home as per the current health advice.
Parents should contact the:
Under the current guidelines strict COVID-safe practices must be followed for staff and students when at school, including mask wearing where applicable and physical distancing.
Consideration will always be given to physical distancing and limiting interactions between groups.
As a minimum, students should ensure that the 1.5 metre rule can be applied between people whenever possible.
Students will be reminded to maintain social distancing wherever possible.
Facilities (eg. toilets), timings and movement routes are being managed to minimise casual contact with students in other cohorts.
Non-essential visitors are not permitted on school sites.
Enhanced COVID-19 cleaning arrangements will remain in place, including:
All staff at the School are required to be fully vaccinated.
The School strongly encourages all students eligible for COVID-19 vaccination to do so. Details about vaccinations are available from NSW Health.
If your son has been vaccinated, let the School know as soon as possible by completing this form.
The School has undertaken an extensive ventilation audit of its indoor learning spaces to ensure adequate air circulation in all indoor environments.
Air purifiers with HEPA filters will be installed in appropriate locations, as required.
School Activities and Covid Safety
The normal Trinity ‘bus services will resume from Monday 25th of October.
A limited ‘bus service to Ashfield, Sydenham, Wolli Creek and Allawah Stations is likely be offered for students in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10. It will depart at 1.00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Closed until parents receive further notice. Students to bring their own food and drink each day.
No student may use a food delivery service to have his morning tea or lunch delivered.
Trinity Grammar School COVID 19 Sport Protocols
These protocols are in place to ensure the safety of all players, staff and parents attending sport hosted by Trinity Grammar School in Term 4 2021.
Some face to face instrumental lessons and possibly some music ensembles will commence in Week 6. Individual music tuition will continue remotely through negotiation with your tutor; however, these lessons will not be able to take place during school hours once the student has returned to face-to-face school.
Several co-curricular activities will resume from Monday the 8th of November, including Cadets (for Trinity students only) and some Music lessons (see Music section above). Students will be informed as to their commitments. Please read the weekly Bulletin from your School campus.
As parents are NOT permitted on campus, only Middle and Senior students can collect items ordered online. Preparatory School and Junior School items will be delivered to the students in class.
The School is planning to reopen the Uniform Shop for fitting appointments after the end of Term 4 and before the start of Term 1: between the 9th – 11th of December and from the 10th of January. Details to follow.
As services re-open, the School expects students to be in Term 4 uniform, with appropriate haircuts.
Preparatory and Junior Students should continue to wear PE uniform on Thursdays and bring runners to School on other days as suggested by class teachers.
Middle and Senior Students are to bring PE uniform to School on days that are timetabled PE.
Lockers in the senior and middle school are closed in order to prevent close contact mingling across cohorts. Boys are to bring one bag each day.
Middle and Senior School
If you are bringing and/or collecting your son by car, please remain in your vehicle in the carpark. The carpark is likely to be very busy. Please be patient and follow the directions of the staff.
To ease the likely congestion and limit any potential inconvenience for the local residents, and particularly if you are coming from the southern suburbs, the Council and Police have advised us that we may encourage you to drop your son(s) off on Old Canterbury Rd, adjacent to Yeo Park, and he may then walk the final 300m or so to the Campus.
Each Year Group has been allocated an area to gather and mingle. Students should proceed directly to this area on arrival, at morning tea, and at lunchtime.
Year 7 – the Centenary Centre Precinct, including the Greek Theatre
Year 8 – No. 3 Oval (North)
Year 9 – No. 3 Oval (South)
Year 10 – No. 1 Oval, the Colonnade and the Western spectator seating
Year 11 – No. 1 Oval, the Colonnade and the Northern spectator seating
The combined FSP Residentials 5 and 6 will depart Week 6, Monday, 8 November and return Week 9, Friday, 3 December 2021. Boys will attend classes, and the Prizegiving Assembly, in Week 10.
On departure day, the boys taking part in the Field Studies Programme will undergo a Rapid Antigen Test at School prior to embarking. More information will be provided about the departure procedures in due course.
The status of the Field Studies Programme remains contingent upon Public Health advice. The School continues to monitor the situation and will make decisions in line with that advice and in the best interests of the boys, staff and local community.
Friday, 22 October – Last day of classes
Housemasters to farewell Year 12s in House meeting. Details to be confirmed.
Monday, 25 October
There will be no timetabled classes for Year 12. Students may contact their teachers for advice and feedback if needed.
Important Information about your exams
This is a snapshot of the procedure for return to School. It must be read in conjunction with Trinity’s IBDP and HSC Examination Procedures for Students and Families.
The procedures aim to protect the health and safety of students, staff and supervisors and minimise the risk of disruptions to or cancellation of the Examinations.
All details on the information on this page can be found in Trinity’s IBDP and HSC Examination Procedures for Students and Families. Please read this document carefully. View PDF Now
Year 12 Valedictory Assembly/Prizegiving combined afternoon event onsite for students with livestream for parents and photo opportunities for boys.
If Public Health Guidelines permit, parents and siblings may also be able to attend.
Note: The school is exploring contactless drop off for Year 12 blazer embroidery at the Uniform shop from Week 2. More information to follow.
Middle and Senior School Prizegiving Assemblies. The Prizegiving Assemblies will take place onsite by student cohort and be livestreamed for parents and friends. This will be the last day of classes for Years 7 to 11.
8 and 9 December
Year 12 Valedictory Dinner(s). The School has booked a venue for a Valedictory Dinner on these two nights. If health restrictions allow the full cohort of Year 12 graduates and parents to attend at one time, the Valedictory Dinner will take place on Wednesday 8 December. If the full cohort cannot be accommodated on one night, the cohort will be divided into two by Houses, and two Valedictory Dinners will take place. Please save both dates. More information will be provided closer to the event.
Overview of this Page
This webpage serves two purposes:
Please refer to this page and the weekly Bulletins for ongoing updates.