We offer educational and residential provision for children and young people from 5-19, with a range of complex social communication difficulties, learning, sensory and emotional needs, across a range of cognitive abilities.Find out more
We're expanding our team and recruiting for roles across the education, support, operations and residential care teamFind out more
Our curriculum raises the aspirations of every child, with a rich varied curriculum; it has their interests at the centre and it gives them the confidence to fulfil their potential through positive learning experiences.Learn more
Nurturing, creative Primary provision supporting individualised needs, to enable them to begin their learning journey at West Kirby School.Read more
Integrated therapeutic and learning support is delivered with our on-site Pastoral Care, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Psychologist and Learning Support Find out more
"The collective vision and drive to provide a school which meets pupils' holistic needs results in pupils' exceptional progress." Ofsted 2016Read more
Welcome to West Kirby School and College where our teaching, clinical and whole school staff team are enthused by the opportunity to support, help and enable children and young people. Our motto is 'Changing children's lives'.
As a team, we are driven to inspire and motivate pupils, ensuring they are equipped with knowledge, skills and experiences which will help them achieve their goals and ultimately reach their full potential. We understand that each child and young person is different and has individual needs. Therefore we tailor teaching, learning and therapeutic interventions - making activities accessible so pupils can flourish and thrive.
“A milestone moment”: West Kirby School and College Receives a Golden National Award West Kirby School and College has been recognised with a national award to celebrate the work that they do to support young people who have faced adversity through trauma and attachment challenges.
We look forward to welcoming our pupils back.
Reminder how to collect examination results Thurs 24th August
We're supporting Neurodiversity Celebration Week across school.
School is closed today. Due to the adverse weather conditions and the risks for travel to pupils and staff, the school will be closed today.
Unique opportunity to come and see what we do & how we do it
Exciting our School Bakery enterprise
Anti-Bullying Week 2022 is coordinated in England and Wales by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. It will take place from 14 to 18 November 2022 and has the theme Reach Out. The week will kick off with Odd Socks Day on Monday 14th November. Our PCT team will be promoting this across school in lots of ways.
Spaces still available on our upcoming Schools & Professionals SEND training sessions.
SEND training programme for schools and professionals
Back to school dates for pupils
Thursday 1st September - Inset Day/staff training - School closed to all pupils
Friday 2nd September - Year 7, 11 and 13 return to school
Monday 5th September - Year 6, 10 and 12 return to school
Tuesday 6th September - All Primary (except Year 6), Year 8, 9 and 14 return to school
Exam results Thursday 25th August
Don’t miss the Local Offer SENDLO live event this Thursday at Floral Pavilion. Perfect for our families. There’ll be lots of information, resources, interactive workshops and advice available for professionals and families @lowirral https://t.co/2bUZCla7VD
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Our curriculum and wide range of qualifications relevant to our pupils' needs, is designed to enable our young people to reach their potential. We provide our pupils with aspirational opportunities, academic and vocational, with over 19 subject choices at GCSE or equivalent.
We provide a holistic approach to our pupils', integrating education and therapeutic support, to support both learning and our young people's complex special educational needs. Our Support Services include Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Pastoral Care, Reading Support and Home School Liaison.
Pupils' differences, individual talents and skills are celebrated and nurtured. We aim to develop our pupils' self-esteem and encourage them to take pride in all their achievements. Our safe and accepting space also allows pupils to express themselves so they feel part of our community.
At West Kirby School wellbeing activities are part of our weekly curriculum. Every Friday afternoon is dedicated to wellbeing and our pupils are involved in adventures and activities on and off site.
We believe we have a unique school community at West Kirby School, with a sense of acceptance and belonging. We’re also proud of close relationships and good communications with parents and carers and beyond.
Highly trained in SEND with specialist understanding to successfully support pupils with complex needs, develop resilience and a path to achieving success and personal independence
West Kirby School and College, Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH
0151 632 3201