Birtenshaw School, Merseyside

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
82 Higher Lane
L9 7AB
Not Available
3 - 19
Other independent special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
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Birtenshaw School, Merseyside is part of Birtenshaw, a charitable organisation. It is an independent special school registered for 50 pupils from ages three to 19. The school was registered with the Department for Education in November 2017 and admitted its first pupils in September 2018. The head of school left in October 2018. From that date, the executive headteacher took up full-time responsibility for the school. Currently, there are 24 pupils on roll aged from four to 10. Pupils have a moderate to Inspection report: Birtenshaw School, Merseyside, 13–15 November 2018 Page 8 of 11 severe learning disability and/or complex health needs. Many pupils have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. All pupils have an education, health and care plan. The school buildings are new and have additional specialist resources. These include a hydrotherapy pool, multi-sensory room, safe-space rooms and a life-skills room. The school is located in Liverpool and pupils are placed at Birtenshaw by two local authorities. The school does not use alternative provision. This is the school’s first standard inspection.

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