The Team

Sandy Turner, our Head Teacher leads a team of eight teachers, three occupational therapists, six speech and language therapists, a school nurse and twenty seven support assistants.

We are a small school and have a comprehensive team to meet the diverse needs and well-being of our pupils. Therapy provision is at the core of our school and this is what enables the pupils to benefit from an integrated approach to learning. Our therapists work in close partnership with the teaching and support staff and parents.

RoleMember of Staff
Head Teacher Sandy Turner
Deputy HeadteacherSusan Denman
Assistant HeadteacherNicola Andrews
Teachers:Art and DT - Rebecca Grierson
Acorn Class – Melanie Parkin / Eleni Danias
Willow Class - Nicola Andrews / Danielle Donnelly
Maple Class - Michelle Maclean
Hazel Class - Frances McNaughton
Beech Class - Nazareth Granados Juarez
Oak Class - Anita Clay
Pine Class - Cecilia Nkengfack
Learning Support Assistants:Sandra Borja Amador
Blaise Browne
Lisa Caroll
Lesley Coward
Claire Crew
Emily Cruttenden
Eleni Danias
Laura Donnelly Hunter
Sami El Kassmi
Karen Ferry
Samantha Fraser
Sharon Harrison
Jennifer Hill
Emily Hubbard
Beverly Keen
Kinza Khan
Linda Kimathi
Carly Knights
Maria Lyutova
Maria Mingueza Tortola
Maria Montejo Lopez
Tracy Robery
Suzanne Ross
Ohla Savchenko
Winesome Smith
Janice Terry
Saloua Touil
Lunchtime supervisors:Nina Ball
Puneet Kaur Choudry
Deborah Holden
Speech and Language Therapists:Laura Andrews
Lucinda Fordham
Helen Evans
Rachel Lee
Selina Buenaventura
Occupational Therapists:Jeanette Hopkins
Jo Davis
Carolyn Schweitzer
Emma Moore (OT Assistant)
School NurseJo Stanford
Site ManagerKevin Sutherland
School OfficeSusan Ramm
Kathy Oakley

‘Thank you very much for all the help and support you have given our daughter. The Link is a great school and our decision to send our daughter here was the best decision we made.”

Parental Survey 2017

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