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 

 

Latest News

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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Pathological Demand Avoidance article published

We are proud to advise that we have had another article published in Autism Parenting Magazine – April 2021.  Executive Principal, Sandy Turner and our PDA and Outreach Teacher, Judy Turner collaborated to write the article entitled “Building Emotional Health …

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Link alumni – Charlie

It is always wonderful to hear from ex members of The Link community and we were thrilled to learn that former student, Charlie is one step closer to his dream of becoming a chef. He is currently undertaking a work …

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