Name Change FAQs
From January 2021, the trust will be bringing all our academies together under the Trinity MAT name. The school name will change to Trinity Academy Cathedral.
We understand you may have some questions on this change and have tried to answer some of them below. Please contact us if you need any additional information.
Why is the school changing name?
While recognising that each school is a unique part of its local community, with a distinct character and culture, we are to bring all our academies together under the Trinity MAT name.
By including ‘Trinity Academy’ in all our academies’ names, we are communicating that we are a family of schools who work together with the shared aim that all the young people in our care fulfil their potential.
What will change as a result?
The school name and logo will change, therefore certain items of uniform will need updating. More information appears on this below.
When does the change in uniform take effect?
From the start of Autumn term, i.e. September 2021
Will all logo branded items need to be changed from September, or can items be replaced when they are grown out of?
The new blazer should be worn from September 2021.
The new optional jumper should be worn from September 2021.
A student vote is currently taking place on the school skirt and tie. Parents will be informed of all changes and where to buy the uniform from for September 2021, in due course.
A new PE kit was launched for students starting in Year 7 from September 2020. This will remain the same. It currently doesn’t have a logo but this plain kit may have the new logo added in future. This plain PE kit will not need to be changed as a result.
If students in other year groups are replacing their kit during this academic year, they need the new PE kit.
All students must wear the new PE kit from September 2021. This is along with other information is covered in the current Uniform Policy.
Will the CAPA Juniors uniform be changing?
All students will need to wear a blazer with the Trinity Academy Cathedral logo on from September 2021.
The jumper is optional but CAPA Juniors must wear the jumper with the Trinity Academy Cathedral logo from September, not CAPA Juniors.
Parents will be informed of all changes and where to buy the uniform from for September 2021, in due course.