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 Criteria

See below the Admissions Criteria for young people joining The Link Secondary School.

  • The child/young person should have a statement or EHCP which has SLCN as a primary need or:
  • The child/young person should have a statement or EHCP which has ASD as a primary need with SLCN as a secondary need.
  • The speech, language and communication need will be significant enough to prevent the child/young person from learning in a mainstream educational context.
  • Any other need such as hearing impairment, physical disability or emotional and behavioural disorder will be secondary to the language and communication impairment and will not be acute.
  • The child/young person will require an education programme delivered in a structured environment in which language and communication development forms an integral part.
  • The child/young person will require speech and language therapy intervention delivered through a variety of forms such as whole school approaches, small groups and / or one to one therapy.
  • The child/young person will be able to work independently for a short time within the small classroom setting.
  • The child/young person will be independent in basic self-care skills (i.e. dressing and toileting)

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

 

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