Ethos and Values

Our Ethos

We link hands to ensure every child is understood so that they will achieve their full potential. We overcome barriers today so that children and parents can look forward to a bright future tomorrow

Our shared ethos enables us to think about and plan for the future of our children with imagination and wisdom.

Our Values

Our values are at the forefront of everything we do. They direct us to make good decisions and drive our commitment and behaviour. We aim to be:

Child centred – We make sure our systems are flexible so that we can meet the needs of each child that steps foot through The Link doorway. Each child drives the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Continuing Professional Development and Resources that are needed to ensure success.

Nurturing – We have an emphasis on whole person learning. We see difficulties and barriers as opportunities. We focus on developing quality relationships that will help us build resilience.

Ambitious – We are only satisfied when children receive outstanding provision. We aim to ensure teaching and learning is of the highest quality with a recognition of emerging skills and next steps to ensure pupils reach their potential in all areas.

Team working – Education and therapy staff are integral to The Link provision and bring their heads together to plan, teach and evaluate progress for every individual pupil. We aim to use the most effective strategies and to discover new ones by learning from and inspiring one other.

 

We cannot thank you enough for all the time and effort you have put into our son. You are amazing and we appreciate everything you have done for us as a family.

 

Latest News

A real-life life cycle

The school was filled with excitement this week, when we welcomed 8 new members into our community. Dragon, Cuddles, Boris Johnson, Fluffball, Chick-Chick, Penguin, Friendie and Chicken Nugget are our very popular chicks that all hatched this week. Pine Class …

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Being extraordinary for the extra ordinary! article published

We are very proud to announce that we have had another article published in the May edition of Autism Parenting Magazine. It is entitled ‘Being Extraordinary for the Extra Ordinary!’ click here to read it.  

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Theatre of creativity

The blossom on the apple tree in our engagement garden certainly helped transform the area this week into a theatre of creativity. These wonderful learning opportunities enable the pupils to express their artistry, imagination and inventiveness.

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Messing about on the river

Pupils enjoyed a visit to Wandle Park this week. A wonderful time was had by all, reflecting on nature and interacting together, sharing equipment and taking turns. Most of all, pupils enjoyed the beautiful weather and the experience of being …

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