The school will remain open, as far as is possible, for key workers’ children and those children most vulnerable.

Please contact admin@linksec.org.uk if you have any queries.

We are here to support all our families.

We will advertise dates for Open Mornings in due course.

Admissions

We hold open days every half term when parents can look around the school and meet the Headteacher and Senior Team. Children are offered a place at The Link Secondary School after a careful assessment process which allows us to be certain that we can meet their needs.

Whilst the primary need of pupils at the school is speech, language and communication many also have additional needs. For example, many of our pupils are diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. Such secondary needs are taken into consideration during the assessment process. A child must have a Statement of Educational Needs or EHCP before being assessed by the school.

Oversubscription Criteria:

If The Link Secondary School is oversubscribed, the application will be added to the waiting list for the relevant Year Group and reassessed if a place becomes available in an appropriate Class. The school will check with the relevant Local Authority on an annual basis whether the application is still current.

Usually the initial enquiry is made by parents, but referrals also come from Local Authorities, whether on the parents’ or their own behalf.

OHCAT Admissions Policy 

Admission Procedure

There is a lovely feeling at school, it is always very positive, warm and welcoming – Parent Survey 2018

 

Latest News

Sponsored Walk for Nickel Support

The Student Council wanted to organise a charity event (in line with one of the school’s values – ‘Charity’). After much discussion with their tutor groups and in council meetings, they came up with the idea of a sponsored walk. …

Read more

Trip to the Royal Academy of Arts

Students visited London’s Royal Academy of Arts for a day of creativity which began with a viewing of a very thought provoking exhibition entitled Eco-Visionaries – Confronting a planet in a state of emergency. They discovered how architects, artists and …

Read more

Panto Fun!

Students enjoyed a great day out at Croydon’s newly refurbished Fairfield Halls where they watched the pantomime, Cinderella. The performance was fun packed with laughs, amazing singing and brilliant digital affects. At the end of the performance, students were lucky …

Read more

Christmas Card Competition

The Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT) annual Christmas card competition is always a wonderful opportunity for pupils and students across the family to share their creative skills. This year, local artist Doug Shaw was the independent judge and …

Read more