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What we’ve been up to…

18Oct '19

For advice for staying safe online and digital well-being, have a look at the fantastic BBC 'Own IT' website and app. This website provides great support for both young users of technology and parents. bbc.com/ownit @WestKirbyGS @WKGS_Wellbeing @WKGS_Pastoral https://t.co/Vn2pk9zCbL

18Oct '19

Well done to Sophia (Year 8) who has been selected for the Merseyside Schoolgirls U14 Football squad 👏👏⚽️ @WestKirbyGS #WKGSY8 liverpoolfa.com/news/2019/oct/… https://t.co/8VKtqJ5nlg

18Oct '19

Surfing not working - Free-day Friday and the four day week. The solution to the UK's productivity puzzle perhaps? #economicsolutions #productivity #worklifebalance bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-…

17Oct '19

#WKGSYear8 #WKGSLatin students are extending the walls of their classroom to the walls of Roman #Chester today. First stop - @RomanDewa #KeepChattinLatin #ChooseLatin https://t.co/VX2Blfz9k6

16Oct '19

Well done to our Junior Girls Cross Country team who were winners of the Merseyside round of the ESAA XC Cup and qualify for the regional finals. @WestKirbyGS @SchoolAthletics #WKGSY7 #WKGSY8 #keeprunning https://t.co/E2GUBOxvrT

16Oct '19

An interesting video on #WorldFoodDay from @bbcworldservice highlighting how #genderinequality, #climatechange and #poverty all lead to hunger. #geography twitter.com/bbcworldservic…

16Oct '19

#Y8 @WestKirbyGS who successfully completed their Dibbin Civic Award and received their badges from the Deputy Mayor of Wirral last night. Congratulations to all of them. https://t.co/GchocVfHdh

16Oct '19

This might give #Y8 some ideas as they think about choosing their six most inspirational figures as they explore ethical decision making @WestKirbyGS bbc.co.uk/news/world-500…

15Oct '19

House Music 2019 🎶🎻🎹🎷 Congratulations to every single student who took part in & helped organise this years competition. You were all amazing!! But there did have to be a winner: 🥇Furniss 💜 🥈Paton 💚 🥉Wallis ❤️ #HouseMusic #Choral #Instrumental #ChooseWKGS #ChooseToBeYou https://t.co/qpaDobrdCQ

15Oct '19

House Music 2019 🎶🎻🎤🎹🎷 Congratulations to every single student who took part and organised this years competition. You were all amazing!!!! But there did have to be a winner... Well done to: 🥇Furniss💜 🥈Paton💚 🥉Wallis ❤️ #HouseMusic #Music #Choral #Instrumental #GreatestShow #ChooseWKGS #ChooseToBeYou

15Oct '19

One of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year is today at WKGS..... #HOUSEMUSIC 💚❤️💙💛💜💟 Good luck to all Houses and Musicians! 🎤🎼🥁🎷🎹🎻🎸 #ChooseWKGS #ChooseToBeYou #GreatestShow #Music https://t.co/WTvNP30Kpl

15Oct '19

We have two amazing new joint #BookerPrize2019 winners! Have you read them yet? 📖📚🏆 #GetReading #GetInspired twitter.com/TheBookerPrize…

14Oct '19

#Y8 @WestKirbyGS learning new skills and enjoying themselves today preparing meals for @wirralshomeless https://t.co/gK1bPZNdrr

14Oct '19

Congratulations to our latest certificate winners. We are so proud of your commitment and enthusiasm. Keep it up girls ❤️ #aimhigh #workhard @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/ZiYonr0vd6

14Oct '19

Last year’s SOTHT winners 18-19! Well done to all students who made the board, showing excellent commitment to the course in all areas. Who will make it this year?! 👏🏼😃 #highachievers @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/MQXu4hKXZV

our results

+0.77

GCSE Progress 8 Score

71.08

GCSE Attainment 8 Score

60%

of GCSE grades were 9-7

20 October
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27 October
Houston Trip

upcoming events

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School letters

Keep up to date with the latest letters and communications.

5 November 2019 Year 8 Kid’s Lit Quiz
WKGS Parents' Newsletter 18.10.19
21 November 2019 Year 8 Cambridge Physics Day

School uniform

Students in Years 7 - 11 all wear the West Kirby Grammar School Uniform. Full details of this uniform can be found below:

Uniform & Equipment List

Blazers and House PE T-Shirts can be purchased from the following suppliers:

Forrester Sport
Ltd 14-16 New Street, Mold

All other items of uniform can be bought from the following suppliers:

Cain of Heswall
187 Telegraph Road, Heswall

Larry Adams
7A Banks Road, West Kirby

Wirral Uniform Centre
2A Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead

Forrester Sport
Ltd 14-16 New Street, Mold