West Kirby Residential School

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
Meols Drive
West Kirby
Wirral
CH48 5DH
01516323201
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Pupils
89
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Ages
5 - 19
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Non-maintained special school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.05
Ofsted Report
(10/2/16)
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West Kirby Residential School provides for pupils with a range of special educational needs. Around three quarters have autistic spectrum disorders and this proportion has increased markedly over the last couple of years. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school provides weekday residence for up to 18 pupils. The most recent report on the residential provision may be obtained at: www.ofsted.gov.uk The vast majority of pupils are White British. There are about six times as many boys as girls. Eleven pupils are currently in the care of their local authority. The government provides extra funding for pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals, who are looked after by the local authority or who are children of families in the Services, through the pupil premium. The proportion of pupils eligible to be supported by the pupil premium is a little above average. The school currently takes pupils from 15 local authorities with around half coming from Wirral. Almost all pupils are transported to school. The school has specialist status for special educational needs and behaviour. The principal is a National Leader in Education and the school is designated as a National Support School. It is currently working with schools locally and higher education institutions. The awards the school has achieved include International School status, Healthy School and Artsmark Silver.

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