- Birkenhead Park School
Park Road South
- Head: Mrs Helen Johnson
- T 0151 652 1574
- F 01516 536760
- E schooloffice@p….wirral.sch.uk
- W www.birkenheadparkschool.com
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Wirral
- Pupils: 577
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 24th June 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 7th October 2013
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Academy Convertor - January 2012 following merger of Park High School and Rock Ferry High School.
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Special Education Needs
We deliver to a number of students exhibiting a range of Additional Needs. A specialist Curriculum Support Team is deployed to work along side individuals and cohorts of students who are identified as requiring intervention and it is school policy to allocate Teaching Assistants to faculties so that students can benefit from support in many curriculum areas. Our work with ADHD students is held up as a model of good practice by our LEA and we have recently been successful with a DfES bid to pilot a project on Emotional Literacy. We have developed a comprehensive and thorough training programme for staff so that they feel confident in dealing with the demands of the Code of Practice. We maximise every opportunity to raise awareness of inclusive practices in the local community and liaise with external agencies to secure appropriate provision. Our Faculty mission statement 'It's not about how good you are, it's about how good you want to be' underpins our positive approach to inclusion and a belief that we can really make a difference to young people's futures. In 2005 we were successful in achieving a Leading Aspect Award which celebrated our inclusive practices with ADHD students. We also were in receipt of a NorthWest Merseyside Regional Partnership Inclusion Award which focused on the outcomes of a questionnaire ' What students at Park High have to say about Inclusion.'
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|