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Academic Rigour

Achieve your potential

Every Child Matters

Outstanding Pastoral Support

Excellent Behaviour

High Expectations

LORIC Pledges

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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.


Friday 25th September school will be closed to students for an

School will re-open on Monday 28th September.

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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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Friday 25th September school will be closed to students for an

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Dear Parent,

Today was the first day of the compulsory wearing of face coverings by students and staff, on corridors and internal communal spaces.

The students have acted in a very sensible and responsible manner throughout the day.

The school provided face coverings for students who did not bring one this morning. We will do that again tomorrow. By Wednesday, face coverings will be available to purchase from Student Services, for students who have not brought their own re-usable ones.

Parents should ensure that all students have a clean face covering every day. Our advice is to purchase at least two cloth face coverings, so that one can be washed while the other one is being worn.

The cloth face coverings are more economical than the disposable ones because they can be re-used. They are also more comfortable.

Thank you all for wearing a face covering when you come to school to drop off or pick up your child.

Mr Goodwin
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A Performing Arts School from 'The Stage Academy' will be taking place at the school from Saturday mornings. See the below flyer for contact details on how to register. ... See MoreSee Less

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The end of the second full week of school marks the return of our Inter House Competition. Well done to Mrs Batch's Stanley House who prosper this fortnight! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please visit our website for an update on the use of face coverings, from the Director of Public Health:

The letter stipulates that:

• Students should wear face coverings when moving around the indoor communal areas in between lessons.

• Parents should wear face coverings when picking up or dropping off students at school.

This applies from Monday 21st September.

This will not apply to any individual who is exempt from wearing a face covering.

If you feel that your child should be exempt please write a note in their planner.
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