Open Morning
New South Wirral High School headteacher ‘honoured’ to take on the role

The governing body of South Wirral High School is delighted to announce that Mr Cloherty has been appointed the new Headteacher next month, following a rigorous selection process.

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We are delighted to welcome families of students joining us in Year 7 in September 2024. Visit our transition webpage for more information

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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.

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.

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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Sixth Form @ South Wirral

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 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

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

Join us

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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Please be aware - the school office (and phonelines) will be unavailable between 2-3pm today due to a whole staff meeting. ... See MoreSee Less
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Miss Hughes - one of our TA's - is doing a raffle for Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.Raffle tickets are £1 a strip and are able to buy after half term at break time in J2 for students and after school in main office for parents & students. The draw will be Wednesday 26th June so please buy tickets before this! ... See MoreSee Less
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Wirral Council and other private sponsors have come together to fund a community event in Torr Park (the third in two years) in an effort to bring Eastham and Bromborough communities together. All funds raised are ploughed back into community initiatives. ... See MoreSee Less
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A dedicated cast of over 60 students and staff has been diligently working on our annual production of "Annie."Students have been committing their lunchtimes and after-school hours to learning and rehearsing songs, dance numbers, and blocking scenes. Participants from all year groups are putting in tremendous effort, gaining invaluable experience as they collaborate in a professional environment under the guidance of specialists.Over the next few weeks, students will be fundraising to help cover the costs of sets, props, and costumes. We greatly appreciate any donations for our raffles from the school community. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased the discount code 'FAMILY' to purchase a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children for £25) ... See MoreSee Less
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