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The Link Academy (Netherton) data

The Link Academy is located in Netherton, Dudley and falls under the local authority of Dudley. This mixed-sex secondary school has 952 pupils, with a capacity of 1,050, aged from eleven up to sixteen, and the type of establishment is academy sponsor led. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 23rd November 2016 resulting in an inadequate rating.

The Link Academy contact details

AddressThe Link Academy
Simms Lane
Netherton
Dudley
West Midlands
DY2 0PB
HeadteacherMrs Emma Edwards-Morgan

About The Link Academy

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy sponsor led
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age16
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
GenderMixed
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNot applicable

Pupils

Census Date17th January 2019
School Capacity1,050
Number of Pupils95291% capacity
Number of Boys48351%
Number of Girls46949%
Free School Meals (%)26.4%

Where is The Link Academy?

Street AddressSimms Lane
LocalityNetherton
TownDudley
CountyWest Midlands
PostcodeDY2 0PB
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The Link Academy on a map

The Link Academy map (DY2 0PB) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted

Organisation ID1259154
LAESTAB3324003
Ofsted RegionWest Midlands
Deprivation IndexNULL

The Link Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the The Link Academy Ofsted reports from 23rd November 2016 (10020398) and 6th June 2013 (ITS412317).

Inspection number10020398ITS412317
Inspection typeMaintained Academy and School Short inspection
Event type groupingSchools - Short inspection Conversion
Inspection start date23rd November 20166th June 2013
Inspection end date24th November 20167th June 2013
Publication date31st January 201721st June 2013
Overall effectiveness
Inadequate
Good
Category of concernSpecial Measures
Outcomes for pupils
Inadequate
Good
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Inadequate
Good
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Inadequate
Good
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
Inadequate
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

The Link Academy administrative data

Establishment NameThe Link Academy
Establishment Number4003
Unique Reference Number144952
Local AuthorityDudley
Local Authority Code332
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000027
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
DistrictDudley
District CodeE08000027
WardNetherton, Woodside and St Andrews
Parliamentary ConstituencyDudley South
Urban/Rural DescriptionUrban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaDudley 018
Lower Super Output AreaDudley 018A

The Link Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date8th August 2019
Reason Establishment OpenedNew Provision
Open Date1st September 2017

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable

Trust

Trust flagSupported by a multi-academy trust
TrustDUDLEY ACADEMIES TRUST
School Sponsor flagLinked to a sponsor
School SponsorDudley Academies Trust

Federation

Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10065089

The Link Academy geodata

Easting394129
Northing288352
Latitude52.49305
Longitude-2.0879

Nearest schools to The Link Academy

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Netherton Park Nursery School
Netherton Park, Netherton, Dudley, DY2 9QF
Nursery465m
Northfield Road Primary School
Northfield Road, Netherton, Dudley, DY2 9ER
Primary503m
Netherton CofE Primary School
Highbridge Road, Netherton, Dudley, DY2 0HU
Primary535m
Sledmere Primary School
The School Drive, Off Buffery Road, Dudley, DY2 8EH
Primary1km
Blowers Green Primary School
Blowers Green Road, Dudley, DY2 8UZ
Primary1.3km
Woodside Primary School and Nursery
Highgate Road, Woodside, Dudley, DY2 0SN
Primary1.4km
Netherbrook Primary School
Chester Road, Netherton, Dudley, DY2 9RZ
Primary1.7km
Dudley Wood Primary School
Dudley Wood Road, Dudley, DY2 0DB
Primary1.7km
Pegasus Academy
Scotts Green Close, Dudley, DY1 2DU
Secondary1.7km
The Sutton School and Specialist College
Scotts Green Close, Russells Hall Estate, Dudley, DY1 2DU
Not applicable1.8km