Due to the changing nature of the Link School cohort, measuring progress across the key stages can be challenging. The small number of learners in all key stages also makes the statistical analysis of trends difficult. Some of the issues faced include:
In short, for some students even a very small amount of academic progress over a period of time can be nothing short of miraculous where, for others, the same amount of progress would be deemed as unsatisfactory.
At The Link School, the collection and storage of assessment data is managed using the assessment data base.
We recognise that the assessment process is crucial and in order to be effective in this we aim:
You can read our full Assessment Policy by downloading the PDF below.
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