The Link School is governed by a Management Committee. This Committee has strategic and statutory responsibility for the school. The Management Committee is chaired by Mr Tony Cunningham and membership comprises of Ex – Headteachers from a Secondary and Primary Schools/Academies, staff members and Local Authority representation, as well as community members including those with Post 16, business and finance experience.  There is currently a vacancy for parent representative.

Leadership in the Link School is distributed through teams with the Headteacher providing strategic leadership for both the Springwell and Pallion site. Each school has its own separate leadership team which is responsible for the effective operational running of daily school business.

From September 2019, the Management Committee for The Link School has been constituted. Elections of post holders will take place in early September 2019.

Mr A Cunningham (Chair of Governors)

Mrs D Walker (Head Teacher)

Mrs A Parr (Co-opted Governor)

Mrs C Gitschum (Co-opted Governor)

Mr S Reay (Co-opted Governor)

Mrs V Ingelton (Co-opted Governor)

Mrs S Bell (Co-opted Governor)

Mr G Wright (Co-opted Governor)

Ms N Fullard (Co-opted Governor)

Ms A Howey (Staff Governor)

Mrs F Taylor (Parent Governor)

Ms Caroline Granton (Associate Governor)

Please click the on the link below for the Business and Pecuniary Interest Statement:

  Business and Pecuniary Interest Statement.PDF

Please click on the link below to read the Governor Impact Statement:

 Governor Impact Statement.PDF



Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear  SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777

Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 561 4777