Open Mornings are from 10.00am–11.30am on Wednesday 26 September 2018, Tuesday 13 November 2018 and Monday 21 January 2019. This includes a tour by the students, a presentation by the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and an opportunity to ask the SLT informal questions. Please email the school office to book your place email@example.com.
It is my privilege to be Principal of The Link Secondary School since September 2017. I lead a well-qualified and dedicated staff who enable our students to work towards the school vision of achievement for all, improving communication skills and promoting well-being and greater independence.
Our small special school values all our students equally, recognises them as individuals and provides a calm, nurturing environment for them to flourish.
The Link Secondary School benefits from being part of The Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT). OHCAT, together with Orchard Hill College, forms a family of specialist providers with a focus on students achieving their maximum potential within their local communities.
The Link Secondary School is aspirational and through a purposeful learning environment, we hold high expectations of our students. Students follow a pathway system which allows them to access the most appropriate external courses including functional skills, GCSEs, ASDAN and BTEC courses. Learning is supported and complemented by the work of our therapy team, which includes our own Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, School Counsellor and even a school dog.
We work in partnership with parents and carers, and with the wider community, to prepare our pupils for their future lives. The value of social and personal development is recognised as an integral part of our school values.
Our young people deserve the very best and we aim for The Link Secondary School to provide excellence in all areas to meet this.
Mr John Reilly - Principal
Achievement – Well being – Communication – Independence
There is a lovely feeling at school, it is always very positive, warm and welcoming – Parent Survey 2018
We were excited and very honoured to host an afternoon with the official Premier League football trophy in school, The trophy, weighing 4 stone, even came with its own security guard and was displayed on a plinth. Students came into …
Sixth form students had a very informative trip on the trams around Croydon as part of Tram Day. They learnt all about how to travel and stay safe on trams, how to get help if required and the different ways …
The sun shone and so did the students during their fun filled sports day. Led by PE teacher, Roger Wallbank, students played team games, took part in running races and had the opportunity to try archery – which proved very …