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Residential Provision Judged 'Outstanding'

Our Residential Provision has been judged ‘Outstanding’ at our most recent OFSTED. In achieving this feat, this means that every element of our School is outstanding. Congratulations to all of the team on their incredible efforts to provide a nurturing and supportive environment for our students

With a vision of “providing opportunities and experiences in a safe, caring environment that support educational and personal attainment”, our Residential team continues to encourage mutual trust, respect, tolerance and understanding of others. This leads to each young person improving their self-confidence and self esteem. With a seamless transition between education and care, the team ensures each child is given the opportunity to flourish, which is reflected wholly in our amazing ‘Outstanding’ result. 


Key points of success in the report include:

  • The residential provision has a profound impact on the lives of children and their families

  • Parents have described the provision as being a lifeline

  • Children’s views and feelings are a priority

  • Safeguarding is of paramount importance in this School

  • Safety and wellbeing of children is a central ethos of the residential provision

  • Team leaders have high aspirations for the children

  • The management of children’s behaviour is exceptional.

            Ofsted, 2023


On speaking to members of our Residential Provision Team, Mr Hayes exclaimed, “So good to share the ‘outstanding’ with young people, parents, the team and School. We are so proud”


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West Kirby School and College, Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH

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