Academic Rigour

Achieve your potential

Every Child Matters

Outstanding Pastoral Support

Excellent Behaviour

High Expectations

LORIC Pledges

An Education that Offers More

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We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career. We help them succeed in their career—to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.

About The School

South Wirral High School is a comprehensive school located in Eastham on the Wirral and has been educating boys and girls since 1985. The school was formed by the merger of Eastham and Bromborough Secondary schools. We also operate a highly successful Sixth Form college for students from across Wirral.

We are proud of the excellent reputation we have in the local community, as a result of a record of success in all aspects of school life. We are ambitious for our students, committed to providing learning experiences which are challenging and exciting. We want our students to be happy, to experience success and become responsible citizens. Our success has been recognised by a number of Quality Standards, which demonstrate our commitment to ensuring the quality of school experiences for our students.

Aspire to Higher

Aspire to Higher is our unique enrichment programme for year 7 and year 11 students to achieve their full potential.

Student Services

Our one stop shop for all things pastoral. Students can access anything from timetables to support.


Extra-curricular clubs are available at lunchtimes and after school with something for every student to shine at.


Our established transition programme ensures students have the best possible start to secondary school.

'Moving on Up' to a new school can be difficult in normal circumstances, so we are trying to provide our new students with as much as we can to help with the transition process this year.

In this video, we answer some questions you may have:

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Take a look around South Wirral

Take a tour around South Wirral High School and you will find a highly successful secondary school whose main aim is to help you achieve your full potential.

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Why Choose South Wirral?

South Wirral High School is a school that’s changing. We have seen consistent growth in a number of GCSE results areas with three year upwards trends no emerging in numerous subjects. We are a school that takes great pride in parents entrusting us to educate their children and strive to ensure all our students reach their full potential.

If you want to come and see our school on a normal working day please get in touch via our contact us page.

Transition to Secondary School

Here at South Wirral we offer a unique transition programme to help ensure students start to secondary school is a highly successful one. Our transition programme starts from the moment you are allocated your place. You will receive a welcome pack through the post with information regarding the school. Other stages of our programme include:

  • Visits to your primary school
  • Welcome day
  • Summer School
  • ‘Lighting Fires lessons’
  • First day of term has only year 7 students in
  • Year 7 only social areas at lunchtimes

Sixth Form @ South Wirral

Sixth Form @ South Wirral is our highly successful Sixth Form College. Based on the same site as our high school but with their own Sixth Form Hub, learning resource rooms and access to school facilities. Students are given the opportunity to join our Chromebook 1:1 programme as part of studying in our Sixth Form.

Students have a plethora of enrichment activities available to them whilst they study with us to help make their university, apprenticeship or job applications shine.


South Wirral High School and Sixth Form @ South Wirral’s alumni group has been established since 2016 with the aim of connecting with past students. This allows alumni to share their experiences and advice with current students further helping them to see the opportunities available to them in.

If you have been a past student and would like to join our alumni group please click the link here to see how you can be part of it. Click here for Alumni

GCSE - 5 A*-C inc English & Maths

Our 3 year upward trend shows strength in core subjects like English and Maths.

GCSE - 5 A*-C Grades

Our 3 year upward trend shows how dedicated we are to a broad and balanced curriculum.

GCSE - English Grade 4 or Higher

Our English Faculty are going from strength to strength with another strong set of results.

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Join a school that puts the students at the centre of everything we do. We are a team of dedicated staff focused on getting the best outcomes for every single one of our students.

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'Moving on Up' to a new school can be difficult in normal circumstances, so we are trying to provide our new students with as much as we can to help with the transition process this year.

In this video, Mr Goodwin answers some questions submitted by students and their families. Associate Assistant Headteacher, Mr Harrison, also introduces you to members of our pastoral team including your new House Progress Leader.

Alongside our Transition web page (, 'Summer Transition Days' will be taking place during the week commencing 17th August. Students will be invited in for a special one-day transition event during the week.

We will be sending out invitations with more information soon.
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Following the publication of government guidance, we are planning for a full re-opening in September.

Our online learning provision will continue until Thursday July 16th. School will close for the summer on that day.

Friday July 17th will now be a training day for staff to prepare for our induction of year 7 in August and our full opening in September.

This takes the place of the training day that was cancelled on July 2nd
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It's 'Movement Monday' in today's Virtual Merseyside School Games 2020. Can you get a full house? ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to everybody who took part in last week's National Sports Week at Home challenges. Here's a video with some of the best entries - including a fantastic dance, in full, at the end by Lucy in Year 8.

We received this message from Youth Sport Trust which we'd like to share with everybody:

"We wanted to send you a huge thank you for taking part in this year’s extra special National School Sport Week at Home, supercharged by Sky Sports.

With getting on for 8,000 parents, schools and organisations registered, we have been thrilled and humbled by the way that people up and down the UK have joined in with our campaign and been united through sport.

We know that this has been a very difficult time for teachers, and it’s been wonderful to see so many of you providing challenges for your young people to take part in, both those at home and in school."
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