Welcome to West Kirby School and College, a non-maintained special school initially founded over 100 years ago as a hospice for children. Since that time we have grown and developed into the successful school we are today. Times have changed, but we remain enthused by the opportunity to support, enable and develop children and young people towards realising their aspirations.
Ultimately, we want to support each of our pupils towards ‘living their best life’.
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.
Our nurturing environment, culture of respect, and promotion of acceptance and diversity is a backdrop which allows pupils to grow into young adults, who have an understanding of themselves and those around them.
Our safe and accepting space also allows pupils to express themselves so they feel part of our community. Coupled with this, we are dedicated to working within our community, using our expertise to offer support to local schools, colleges and parent groups in areas of Special Educational needs and Disabilities. We are currently developing a programme of free training and support which will be offered across the Local Authority.
As Principal of West Kirby School & College, I would be delighted to welcome you to the school to see for yourself our inspirational environment and for you to meet our equally inspiring pupils.
With Warm Regards,
Miss Sian Thomas
CEO & Principal
West Kirby School and College, Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH