Progress Schools - Wirral
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12 - 16
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The Hive
Bright Street
CH41 4EA

School Description

This small independent special school is located within the premises of a new purposebuilt facility for Wirral Youth Zone. The building offers a range of additional facilities, including a climbing wall, gymnasium, sports hall and spaces for performing and creative arts. The school can provide full-time education for up to 35 male or female pupils, aged between 12 and 16 years. It presently caters for nine key stage 3 pupils. It provides a short-term placement for pupils who are disengaged from education, have been permanently excluded or are at risk of exclusion from education because of behavioural Inspection report: Progress Schools – Wirral, 10–12 July 2018 Page 9 of 12 difficulties or non-attendance. Pupils are placed at the school with the intention that they will be reintegrated into a mainstream secondary school by the end of a 12-week period. A few pupils have SEN and/or disabilities, but none has either a statement of educational needs or an education, health and care plan. The school works solely with Wirral local authority, which is the referral route for pupils’ places at the school. The school aims ‘to provide high-level, supportive and inspirational teaching to 12- to 16year-olds at key stages 3 and 4’. In particular, the school aims to ‘prepare pupils for success in their new mainstream school’. The school is one of five other similar schools located across the country. Progress Schools Limited are the proprietors. As well as the headteacher, there is a chief executive officer and a managing director with responsibility for leadership. The school also has a governing board of directors. The school does not use any alternative providers.

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This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.