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SEN Report (Local Offer)

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Report

West Kirby Residential School

Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH

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Telephone: 0151 632 3201

Key contact for enquiries

PA to the Principal, Samantha Stephens 0151 632 3201

Age range, gender and specialist provision

5-19, mixed gender. Facilities can be extended up to the age of 19 if it is considered to be in the pupils’ best interests.

West Kirby School and College caters for children and young people, aged 5-19 years, with a range of complex special educational needs and disabilities and offer day and/or residential provision. We support pupils with social and communication difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition; complex learning, sensory and emotional needs, across a range of cognitive abilities.


115 across KS1/2, KS3 and Post 16.

Any other important information

At West Kirby School we specialise in supporting children with SEND. We pride ourselves on our SEND training and accreditations within SEND including Autism Accreditation , Autism Enhanced Accreditation, ADHD Friendly School Award, Attachment and Trauma Sensitve School Award. Other areas we have specialist understanding in are Dyslexia and PDA.

As a result of our in-house teams of Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Psychologist, Positive Behaviour Support team, Attachment and Trauma specialists and staff with specialist areas of training, we have regular whole school internal training to support our pupils, including:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • PDA
  • Attachment and Trauma
  • Child development
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
  • Sensory
  • Zones of Regulation
  • Defusion and de-escalation strategies
  • Dyslexia
  • Questioning
  • Neurodiversity
  • Phonics

Our enhanced provision includes education, care, speech and language therapy, reading support, occupational therapy, learning mentors and a behaviour and educational support team. 

We have a weekly  residential provision with a variety of flexible boarding arrangements available, if required.

Please use the link below for more information on educational provision on Wirral

To read our SEND Report (Local Offer) please visit our SEND page


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

0151 632 3201