OPEN MORNING

Our next parents’ open morning will be held on Monday 7 February at 9.30am.  Please contact khayward@linksec.org.uk to book your place.      In order to limit numbers visiting the school, we would ask that only one person per household attends.

Bringing geography to life

KS3 students have been exploring current issues and geographical wonders focusing this term on weather and climate. A wide range of learning strategies were utilised to bring the subject to life. Students had opportunities to discuss, identify and compare different climates around the world. They created and designed posters about the earth and all of its wonders, drew images and symbols of their favourite weather types and presented their work to the class. They also completed a variety of Clicker tasks (an online programme designed specifically for children with a range of academic needs) and used role-play and physical theatre to explore and address issues and ideas.

Students were remarkable in continually offering fresh and exciting viewpoints and demonstrated their ability to be resilient, resourceful and charitable with a fierce desire to complete their work independently.

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

 

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Introducing Clicker 8

We are excited to let you know The Link Secondary School has now got Clicker 8! Clicker 8 is child friendly word processor that provides students with a writing solution. It is especially good for building confidence and promoting engagement with …

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OHC&AT Christmas card competition runner up

Congratulations to student, Ryan, who was awarded runner up in the OHC&AT Christmas card competition. He was presented with a framed certificate for his festive artwork, which local artist (and judge), Doug Shaw, said ‘illustrated great attention to detail’. Two …

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The Link Secondary School remembers

Classes this week have been looking at ‘Remembrance’. Tomlin class decorated the staircase with poppies that they made in their DT lesson. Students have also read and talked about some poems that were written by men who fought in the First …

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Spotlight on science

Students in KS3 have been learning about animals over the last few weeks. The BIG QUESTION was ‘What habitats are there local to The Link and what do they provide for animals?’ Students had fun drawing a huge map of …

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