Conferencing and Training


The Link School is an alternative learning provider working with young learners and their families across the City of Sunderland. There are two sites; The Link School, Springwell Dene which works with learners across Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 and The Link School, Pallion, which provides education for learners at Key Stage 4. The Conference Centre is situated at the rear of the Pallion Site.


At the Conference Centre we provide facilities for hire, lettings for public usage and for partner organisations, private and public sector groups and the third sector. We also provide training sessions such as First Aid and Team Teach and can offer bespoke packages if required.


The Link School Conference Centre is located just over two miles from the City Centre and a few minutes’ drive from The Northern Spire Bridge making it easily accessible from Teesside, Durham, Washington, and Newcastle. We can accommodate up to 120 delegates and have onsite car parking facilities.

  • Computer and projector facilities
  • Surround sound.
  • On site Car parking Facilities
  • Presentation facilities and free Wi-Fi
  • Flexible Layouts
  • Reception Meet and Greet
  • Refreshments and catering

 The Link School Conference Suite accommodates up to 120 delegates theatre style


And can accommodate up to 60 people with a layout set up to suit the clients’ needs



We offer a range of conference facilities designed to accommodate business needs from small meetings to generous sized conference events these include:

  • We offer full hall in either Boardroom or Cabaret Style and can also offer half a hall for smaller groups.
  • There is a small breakout area available downstairs next to the reception area
  • Access is available for wheelchair users but this is via the school building please contact us for details


Basic Package

Option 1 – Up to 60 delegates

£70.00 for half a day

£120.00 for a full day


Option 2 – Up to 120 delegates

£90.00 for half a day

£170 for a full day


Silver Package

As above – includes Meet and Greet, registers taken

Option 1 – Up to 60 delegates

£90.00 for half a day

£150.00 for a full day


Option 2 – Up to 120 delegates

£110.00 for half a day

£200.00 for a full day


Gold Package

As above plus PA service- just let us have the date, time, buffet requirements and guest list and we will do the rest

Option 1 – Up to 60 delegates

£150.00 for half a day

£ 200.00 for a full day

Option 2 – Up to 120 delegates

£170.00 for half a day

£250.00 for a full day


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Refreshments are £2.00 per head (Unlimited) and consist of hot drinks and biscuits. Please see below if you would like additional catering

Buffet Facilities Available 

Continental Breakfast Buffet— £4.00 per person

A selection of Danish pastries

Croissants with jam and butter

Fresh fruit basket

Assorted Yoghurts

Orange Juice


Finger Buffet—£6.00 per person

A selection of Sandwiches

Sweet Chilli Chicken skewer

Stuffed Jacket potato wedges


Vegetable crudités

Bite size savoury filled wraps

Fresh Fruit basket

A selection of freshly made cakes


Working Lunch— £4.00 per person

A selection of Sandwiches

Sausage rolls

Chicken satay


A selection of biscuits

We can also provide afternoon tea for £6.50 per person. Please enquire for more information.

Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking

Contact Us

The Link School Pallion

Waverley Terrace,



0191 561 4777

How to find us

The Conference Centre car park entrance is at the rear of the building

What our clients say about us:

“Very helpful and accommodating to the needs of the customer and a great venue “

“Great customer service from staff in a great venue for events, thank you for all support given! “

“Great place to have a conference, easy access, good parking, airy and well-ventilated room to suit any size of audience.




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

Tel: 0191 561 5777

Office Opening Times

Mon-Thurs: 8am – 4:30pm

Friday: 8am – 4pm

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

Tel: 0191 561 4777



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