A non-maintained (not controlled by Local Authority) special school, ran by charity West Kirby Residential School, catering to children and young people aged 5-19 who have complex special educational needs such as social/communication difficulties such as Autism. They aim to have young people to leave with academic qualifications and developed social, emotional and communication skills.

West Kirby School and College offers each pupil structured, supportive learning through an individualised, innovative curriculum developed with the aspirations and interests of the student at the centre of their education. They offer qualifications all the way up to A-Levels.