The Team

We are a small school and have a comprehensive team to meet the diverse needs and well-being of our students. Therapy is at the core of our school and is what makes the Link a special school for our students and parents. Our therapists work in close partnership with the teaching and support staff and parents.

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The Team

Sandy TurnerExecutive PrincipalSenior Leadership Team
Amanda GriffithsDeputy Head, Pastoral Care and SafeguardingSenior Leadership Team
Hannah WallworkDeputy Head, Teaching, Learning and Assessment Senior Leadership Team
Mandy MansonSENCO
Teachers/Tutors
Kinga Hajnal-OliverArt Teacher, Tomlin Class Tutor and Head of Extra-Curricular Learning
Sian JonesEnglish Teacher and Wood Class Tutor (KS4)
Emily CruttendenMaths Teacher
Murray KingPE Teacher and Fuller Class Tutor (KS3)
Lynn ShahScience Teacher and Johnson Class Tutor (6th Form)
Jo SunderlandHumanities Teacher, PSHE Lead and Weir Class Tutor (KS4)
Karen LambertFood Tech and DT Teacher and Rowsell Class Tutor (KS4)
Jasmine CardowYates Class Teacher (KS3)
Therapists
Claire EnglandSpeech and Language Therapist
Alison HilliardSpeech and Language Therapist
Charlotte NormanSpeech and Language Therapist
Charlotte YeungSpeech and Language Therapist
Jo DavisOccupational Therapist, Head of Access
Katja MoisioOccupational Therapist
SSAs
Sarah Emberson
Susanne French
Maria Carberry
Pauline Huthwaite
Lilian Chow
Patricia Conneely
Susan McFadden
Asha Reece
Katie Richardson
Tremayne Yarde
Shaunette Marshall
Support Staff
Karen HaywardPA to Principal/Office Manager
Natalie SmithAdministration Assistant
Graham HarrisSite Manager
Debbie ThorpeLunch Time Supervisor
Caroline Tracey Lunch Time Supervisor

There is a lovely feeling at school, it is always very positive, warm and welcoming – Parent 

 

Latest News

Pathological Demand Avoidance article published

We continue to share our expertise with a worldwide audience and are pleased to let you know that a further article written by Executive Principal, Sandy Turner and Judy Turner, PDA and Outreach Teacher entitled “Building Emotional Health in Children …

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College taster sessions

Our post 16 students are finally able to attend NESCOT. For some of them it has been their first taste of college life. They have been doing taster sessions in Construction and have started a bird box project. In their …

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Being Extraordinary for the Extra Ordinary! article published

We are very proud to announce that we have had another article published in the May edition of Autism Parenting Magazine. It is entitled ‘Being Extraordinary for the Extra Ordinary!’ click here to read it.

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World Maths Day

Wednesday 5th May was ‘World Maths Day’, a day when Mathematics is celebrated around the world. At the secondary school, each class spent the day taking part in the ‘Mathletics Live’ world competition. Students had to answer several different mathematics …

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