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  • October 12, 2021

    We want to thank you as parents and guardians of secondary school and college students for your support over the last eighteen months. We know this time has been difficult for many of
    you, as well as for the young people you care for. As students return to the classroom, we would ask for yo …

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  • #HellowYellow

    September 30, 2021

    Friday 8th October 2021 will see the #HelloYellow Campaign to raise awareness to show young people they are not alone with their mental health.

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  • COVID-19 vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds

    September 22, 2021

    We have been asked to distribute consent forms for the Covid-19 vaccinations on behalf of the NHS Immunisations Team, which are being offered to all children aged 12-15

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  • Parent/Carer Update September 2021

    August 31, 2021

    We are looking forward to welcoming your child back to school on Tuesday 7th September 2021.

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  • Changes to self isolation rules – Monday 16th August 2021

    August 25, 2021

    From Monday 16 August, people who are double jabbed or aged under 18 will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if they are identified as a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case.

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  • GCSE Exams 2021

    August 12, 2021

    We are pleased to report some of our outstanding achievements by our learners in their GCSEs and other qualifications this summer.

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  • GCSE Results Day – 12th August 2021

    August 9, 2021

    Examination results can be collected from the Link School Pallion from 9am until noon on Thursday 12 August 2021. There will be a careers advisor available if anyone wants some further advice

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  • Local Authority Inspection of SEND

    June 16, 2021

    Inspection of Sunderland City Council local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from 21 June to 25 June 2021.

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week 10th May – 16th May

    May 10, 2021

    We are celebrating Mental Health Awareness week

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  • National survey of children, The Big Ask, launches today

    April 20, 2021

    The new Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, has today launched The Big Ask – the largest ever consultation with children aged 4 to 17 in England. It aims to find out children’s concerns and aspirations about the future, so that we can put children at the heart of our …

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  • Trees for Cities – Edible Playgrounds Sunderland

    April 13, 2021

    The Link School's new Edible Playground is especially built to support the pupils who have a variety of additional and behavioural needs, and offers food growing opportunities as well as a dedicated sensory area - perfect for meditation and mindfulness classes!

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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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  • October 12, 2021

    We want to thank you as parents and guardians of secondary school and college students for your support over the last eighteen months. We know this time has been difficult for many of
    you, as well as for the young people you care for. As students return to the classroom, we would ask for yo …

    Read more

  • COVID-19 vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds

    September 22, 2021

    We have been asked to distribute consent forms for the Covid-19 vaccinations on behalf of the NHS Immunisations Team, which are being offered to all children aged 12-15

    Read more

  • Parent/Carer Update September 2021

    August 31, 2021

    We are looking forward to welcoming your child back to school on Tuesday 7th September 2021.

    Read more

  • Changes to self isolation rules – Monday 16th August 2021

    August 25, 2021

    From Monday 16 August, people who are double jabbed or aged under 18 will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if they are identified as a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case.

    Read more

  • GCSE Exams 2021

    August 12, 2021

    We are pleased to report some of our outstanding achievements by our learners in their GCSEs and other qualifications this summer.

    Read more

  • GCSE Results Day – 12th August 2021

    August 9, 2021

    Examination results can be collected from the Link School Pallion from 9am until noon on Thursday 12 August 2021. There will be a careers advisor available if anyone wants some further advice

    Read more

  • Local Authority Inspection of SEND

    June 16, 2021

    Inspection of Sunderland City Council local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from 21 June to 25 June 2021.

    Read more

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 10th May – 16th May

    May 10, 2021

    We are celebrating Mental Health Awareness week

    Read more

  • National survey of children, The Big Ask, launches today

    April 20, 2021

    The new Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, has today launched The Big Ask – the largest ever consultation with children aged 4 to 17 in England. It aims to find out children’s concerns and aspirations about the future, so that we can put children at the heart of our …

    Read more

  • Trees for Cities – Edible Playgrounds Sunderland

    April 13, 2021

    The Link School's new Edible Playground is especially built to support the pupils who have a variety of additional and behavioural needs, and offers food growing opportunities as well as a dedicated sensory area - perfect for meditation and mindfulness classes!

    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’.

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  • #HellowYellow

    September 30, 2021

    Friday 8th October 2021 will see the #HelloYellow Campaign to raise awareness to show young people they are not alone with their mental health.

    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