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.

Curriculum

Our curriculum is broadly similar to a mainstream school. Content is differentiated to meet the needs of all our students. Classes are small and always supported by a Special Support Assistant in addition to the Teacher. Our curriculum promotes the academic and encourages creativity but with appropriate levels of care and support.

At the start of every half term parents receive a Curriculum Overview which outlines the topics of study within each subject. The overview also provides a range of ideas for parents about how to support their child’s learning at home. It includes information on assessment dates, alongside a home learning booklet to develop core skills of literacy and numeracy.

All students Years 7 to 11 broadly follow the National Curriculum. We review our curriculum offer for each key stage annually to ensure effectiveness.

Key Stage 3 consists of the Year 7 and 8 classes. Key Stage 4 consists of Years 9, 10 and 11.  Students in Key Stage 4 take different qualifications depending on their pathways.

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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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