OPEN MORNING

Our next open morning will be held on Monday 20th June 2022 at 9.30am. To book your place, please email Karen Hayward at khayward@linksec.org.uk

There will be a talk from the Principal, a tour of the school, and a chance to ask any questions throughout the morning. The open morning is aimed at parents/carers only at this initial stage.

Website Learning Links

Learning Platform

The school’s learning platform is hosted by DBPrimary and you can log on using the link below.

DBPrimary Learning Platform

Lexia Strategies

The Link Secondary School uses Lexia Strategies which is a web-based program that provides the targeted practice and instruction students need to develop their reading skills. As an added benefit, pupils can use Lexia Strategies at home.

Lexia Strategies was designed in response to the high number of older students requiring reading skills support. The program offers structured personalised practice to students (11 years to adult), using age appropriate content in a more mature interface.

Lexia Strategies is designed to increase automatic word recognition by reinforcing phonic elements and sound/symbol relationships. As students progress, they develop word-attack strategies, sight words, comprehension and vocabulary skills. Working independently, pupils quickly gain a sense of confidence and achievement.

Lexia Strategies

BKSBLIVE2

Another web-based program that the Link Secondary School uses is BKSBLive2 which is an elearning platform for GCSEs and Functional Skills in Englisg, Maths and ICT. BKSBLive2 provides an engaging and interactive content for pupils and teaching staff. Pupils can access the elearning program at the following link

BKSBLive2

For more information about BKSBLive2 please visit their website www.bksb.co.uk

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

 

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