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  • North East Gatsby Benchmarks Pilot : Full Report

    March 22, 2021

    We are delighted at The Link School to be able to share that we have been chosen as one of only four schools in the North East to be highlighted for our good work in Careers Education and Guidance.

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  • Parent/Carer Update

    February 26, 2021

    The government has announced that schools will reopen to all pupils from 8 March. In terms of The Link School, we have been open throughout and we are very much looking forward to welcoming back more of our pupils to face-to-face education.

    Read more

  • Parent / Carer Update

    February 12, 2021

    I hope that you and your families continue to be safe and well, in the current Lockdown situation. After a long and challenging half term, I would firstly like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continual understanding and support during this time

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  • Parent/Carer Update for over Half Term

    February 12, 2021

    This text only applies if you child has been in school this week....

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  • Safer Internet Day 9th February 2021

    February 4, 2021

    Safer Internet Day 2021 is on the 9th of February and will be celebrated with the theme ‘An internet we trust – exploring reliability in the online world’.

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  • Winter Fuel Support Scheme

    January 21, 2021

    Winter Fuel Grant Phase 2

    Phase two of the winter fuel grant which is available for families eligible for means tested FSM.

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  • The Tyne and Wear School Games Challenge / STRAVA

    January 21, 2021

    We wanted to write to tell you about a ‘club’ The Tyne and Wear School Games Organisers have created for school staff and parents/carers on the exercise app STRAVA. Any person who is employed by a school (Primary or Secondary) or who has a child who attends a school in Tyne and Wear can take …

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  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 advice Update

    January 14, 2021

    We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Link School, at our Springwell Dene Site. This has affected our KS1 bubble.

    Read more

  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 advice Update

    January 14, 2021

    We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Link School, at our Springwell Dene Site. This has affected our KS2 Class 2 bubble.

    Read more

  • Springwell Dene Site – Closed on Monday 11th January 2021

    January 10, 2021

    There has been a positive Covid-19 case confirmed over the weekend at our Springwell Dene site. To ensure that we continue to provide a safe environment for all pupils and staff, the Springwell Dene site will be closed on Monday 11th January 2021

    Read more

  • Lateral Flow Testing

    January 4, 2021

    Dear Parents/Carers,

    We are working to keep our school as safe as possible. You may have heard that testing for those without coronavirus symptoms is beginning across the country using new, quicker COVID-19 tests known as ‘lateral flow tests’.

    Read more

  • School closure to all pupils on Monday 4th January

    December 29, 2020

    Dear Parent/ Carer
    Further to my letter on the 18th December, we have received additional guidance from the Department for Education around the school based coronavirus testing programme over the Christmas holidays, I am writing to inform you that school will now be closed to all pupils on …

    Read more

  • January Opening Times

    December 18, 2020

    Dear parent's/carer's
    As you may have seen in the news yesterday afternoon, the government has announced that secondary school pupils will return to school on a staggered basis on the first week of the Spring Term.

    Read more

  • Changes to Covid-19 Self Isolation Guidelines

    December 15, 2020

    From today, the self-isolation period for close contacts of a positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed from 14 to 10 days. This change applies to all those who are currently self-isolating including those who commenced self-isolation before today.

    Read more

  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 advice Update

    December 10, 2020

    We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Link School, at our Pallion Site. This has affected our 11B, 11D and 10D bubbles.

    Read more

  • North East Gatsby Benchmarks Pilot : Full Report

    March 22, 2021

    We are delighted at The Link School to be able to share that we have been chosen as one of only four schools in the North East to be highlighted for our good work in Careers Education and Guidance.

    Read more

  • Parent/Carer Update

    February 26, 2021

    The government has announced that schools will reopen to all pupils from 8 March. In terms of The Link School, we have been open throughout and we are very much looking forward to welcoming back more of our pupils to face-to-face education.

    Read more

  • Parent / Carer Update

    February 12, 2021

    I hope that you and your families continue to be safe and well, in the current Lockdown situation. After a long and challenging half term, I would firstly like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continual understanding and support during this time

    Read more

  • Parent/Carer Update for over Half Term

    February 12, 2021

    This text only applies if you child has been in school this week....

    Read more

  • Safer Internet Day 9th February 2021

    February 4, 2021

    Safer Internet Day 2021 is on the 9th of February and will be celebrated with the theme ‘An internet we trust – exploring reliability in the online world’.

    Read more

  • Winter Fuel Support Scheme

    January 21, 2021

    Winter Fuel Grant Phase 2

    Phase two of the winter fuel grant which is available for families eligible for means tested FSM.

    Read more

  • The Tyne and Wear School Games Challenge / STRAVA

    January 21, 2021

    We wanted to write to tell you about a ‘club’ The Tyne and Wear School Games Organisers have created for school staff and parents/carers on the exercise app STRAVA. Any person who is employed by a school (Primary or Secondary) or who has a child who attends a school in Tyne and Wear can take …

    Read more

  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 advice Update

    January 14, 2021

    We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Link School, at our Springwell Dene Site. This has affected our KS1 bubble.

    Read more

  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 advice Update

    January 14, 2021

    We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Link School, at our Springwell Dene Site. This has affected our KS2 Class 2 bubble.

    Read more

  • Springwell Dene Site – Closed on Monday 11th January 2021

    January 10, 2021

    There has been a positive Covid-19 case confirmed over the weekend at our Springwell Dene site. To ensure that we continue to provide a safe environment for all pupils and staff, the Springwell Dene site will be closed on Monday 11th January 2021

    Read more

  • Lateral Flow Testing

    January 4, 2021

    Dear Parents/Carers,

    We are working to keep our school as safe as possible. You may have heard that testing for those without coronavirus symptoms is beginning across the country using new, quicker COVID-19 tests known as ‘lateral flow tests’.

    Read more

  • School closure to all pupils on Monday 4th January

    December 29, 2020

    Dear Parent/ Carer
    Further to my letter on the 18th December, we have received additional guidance from the Department for Education around the school based coronavirus testing programme over the Christmas holidays, I am writing to inform you that school will now be closed to all pupils on …

    Read more

  • January Opening Times

    December 18, 2020

    Dear parent's/carer's
    As you may have seen in the news yesterday afternoon, the government has announced that secondary school pupils will return to school on a staggered basis on the first week of the Spring Term.

    Read more

  • Changes to Covid-19 Self Isolation Guidelines

    December 15, 2020

    From today, the self-isolation period for close contacts of a positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed from 14 to 10 days. This change applies to all those who are currently self-isolating including those who commenced self-isolation before today.

    Read more

  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 advice Update

    December 10, 2020

    We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Link School, at our Pallion Site. This has affected our 11B, 11D and 10D bubbles.

    Read more

  • Experiences of School Exclusion

    November 6, 2020

    Experiences of School Exclusion - A conversation with Donna Walker, Denise Taylor and Sarah Martin - Denham

    Every Wednesday until June 2021

    Starts Wednesday 11th November 6pm - 7pm

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  • #HelloYellow Friday 9th October

    October 8, 2020

    The Link School is taking part in 'HelloYellow on Friday 9th October to show people they are not alone....

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  • Year 11’s Celebration Event Thursday 25th June 2020

    June 16, 2020

    Dear Parent/Carer,
    I understand that this the last three months have been a very difficult time to navigate through and that your child has lost out on some of those traditional things that are associated with being in Y11. On Thursday 25th June 2020, I would like to invite you and your chi …

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  • Colouring Heroes

    May 5, 2020

    Colouring Posters to say thanks to key workers...our real life superheroes!

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  • Find us on Facebook and Instagram

    April 14, 2020

    Keeping us all in touch

    Staff in school have been working hard to make sure that we can all keep up to date and keep in touch with each other. Please find us on Facebook and like our page.

    Our Mindfulness Team have also been busy creating our mindfulness page, which shares …

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  • The Link School Pallion coffee morning on Thursday 4th April – 11am until 12:20pm

    April 1, 2019

    The Link School Pallion invites you to our coffee morning on Thursday 4th April - 11am until 12:20pm

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  • Blesma – THE LIMBLESS VETERANS

    June 14, 2018

    It was with great pleasure that Blesma came in on 17th April 2018 to present their Community programme and the work that goes on behind the scenes to our learners and staff in school. The Charity was represented by Mark an ex-serviceman, and Owain who is employed be Blesma. The key principles beh …

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  • British Science Week 2018

    May 22, 2018

    Learners form KS2, KS3 and KS4 all took part in the Citizen Science Project: The Plastic Tide for British Science Week 2018.

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  • Christmas Jumper Day 2017

    January 25, 2018

    The Link School Christmas Jumper Day

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  • Sunderland Fish Quay

    October 10, 2017

    Sunderland Fish Quay
    As part of the food curriculum, our learners have to complete a unit on meat, fish and vegetables. As a result, our learners were invited to visit the fish quay in Sunderland, to gain experience of how it operates and provide them with hands on experience.

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  • Prom Night Success

    September 6, 2016

    The Link School, Pallion had their annual prom at the Stadium of Light and it was fantastic.

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Contact

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

Tel: 0191 561 5777
Email: caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

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

Tel: 0191 561 4777
Email: anita.blakeman@schools.sunderland.gov.uk