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Schools Linking Network

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The Schools Linking Network supports schools and communities to develop a positive, cohesive ethos by helping children, young people and adults to explore identity, celebrate diversity, champion equality and promote community.

On these pages, you will find resources and presentations that you can download.

For further information please visit The School Linking Network website.

School Linking 20/21 - For all Schools and year groups

The School linking project in Buckinghamshire is continuing this year , albeit virtually, with exciting programmes and activities. Benefits include:

  • Activities for the school linking project are wonderful and will help to provide a planned programme to support the recovery curriculum and wider  social connection for children. Meeting new people and making new connections is vital for  the development of children and young people - school linking provides a safe, structured and meaningful way to do this .
  • The Autumn term will largely focus on exploring identity, belonging and the important themes relating to equalities and personal and social development
  • The Spring term will focus on linking with the linked class and building relationships
  • The Summer term will culminate in a shared project and celebration of school linking
  • You will receive excellent support from the Bucks SLN team with monthly catch up surgeries along with support from the National Linking Team
  • Schools will be allocated some money to purchase resources to enhance the project.  Eg to buy texts to support the project. There is an excellent list of books recommended by the National Lining Network , just using these resources in the curriculum will enrich not only those pupils pairing ,  but  can be used throughout  the school to support PSHE, Equalities  teaching  and SMSC.

We are sincerely hoping you will be able to have some visits in the summer term if all goes well.

Download the expressions of interest here.  Please complete the form and return it to us by the 18th September. Schools will then be linked and notified by 30th September.

Training will take place online  on 1st October CPD (2.30 – 3.30)  or 8th October (3.30 -4.30). Linked pairs will need to agree which session to attend and will also need to arrange a separate hour of catch up with their partner.

The Linking Network's Guide to Social Distancing During Covid19

The School Linking Network in Bradford  have produced a new secondary resource which highlights the importance of social distancing and why it is important that students continue to stay safe by staying at home. It explains the underlying science, why it works and why it matters.  

The resource has been designed to be accessed directly by students.

Social distancing saves lives. But how does it work? What actually is the R rate? We have created a home learning resource for secondary pupils, highlighting the importance of staying home and staying safe. Please take a look…

The powerpoint can be found below:

The Linking Networks Guide to Social Distancing

Or watch and listen to a video version on Youtube:

https://youtu.be/gANuS0aFcrw

Please note that government guidelines on the lockdown are changing regularly but the message regarding social distancing and the reasons it is important currently remain the same.

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