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What we’ve been up to…

26Oct '21

Optimistic October - Day 26: Put a new perspective on a problem you face. #OptimisticOctober #Wellbeing https://t.co/oyynFpE6Tv

25Oct '21

Optimistic October - Day 25: You can't do everything. What are your top three priorities this week? #OptimisticOctober #Wellbeing https://t.co/Mj2emM94La

24Oct '21

Optimistic October - Day 24: Write down four specific things that have gone well recently. #OptimisticOctober #Wellbeing https://t.co/94515ERF9s

23Oct '21

Optimistic October - Day 23: Recognise that you have a choice about what to prioritise. #OptimisticOctober #Wellbeing https://t.co/Znp9UHLEeL

23Oct '21

Thanks to all of our #wkgscommunity students and staff for their fantastic efforts and achievements this half-term. Have a great break and a well-earned rest. We will return on Monday 1st November which is a Week 🅱️ #wkgscommunity https://t.co/MpUd1AEP9j

22Oct '21

Our #WKGSY9 Computer Science students learning about computer hardware components with Mrs Dorricott today by taking things apart! Computers, laptops, phones, tablets and even a VR headset! @WKGS_TandL @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/SMKZJKNSdK

22Oct '21

A fantastic fundraising effort from our #wkgscommunity for the #WearItPinkDay appeal. £1226.50 donations so far and rising. It's not too late to donate online, all contributions greatly appreciated. #wkgs https://t.co/uX15UBfAzY

22Oct '21

Eedi is providing a webinar for parents, 'Helping Your Maths-Anxious Child', it takes place on Wednesday 3rd November at 7:30pm. Please click the link below to book your place. us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regist…

22Oct '21

Let’s look back over our first half term. 🎸🎼🕺🏼👩🏼‍🎤🎻🎹🎭 The music department is so proud of all our pupils. They have come back with great determination to get involved 🎤☺️ We hope everyone enjoys their break and keeps practising. @WestKirbyGS #wkgsmusic #community #music https://t.co/qnvrO5og7C

22Oct '21

Ukulele club - year 7 and 8s have learned their first 4 chords. Am C G and F. We are so happy with our ensemble and have ran out of ukes!! Great work this week guys! 🕺🏼🎸🎼 See you after the break. @WestKirbyGS #ChooseToBeYou #music #ukulele #year7music https://t.co/8OeBctO8Sy

22Oct '21

Optimistic October - Day 22: Share a hopeful quote, video or picture with a friend or colleague. #OptimisticOctober #Wellbeing https://t.co/yKKX0PfB4s

21Oct '21

Y10 assessment preparation, drafting and redrafting. Thinking hard about how to answer the question effectively @WestKirbyGS Love to see planning like this 🙌 https://t.co/llXg6L1Knn

21Oct '21

We'd like to thank @altrudrama for joining us today to perform 'Challenging Choices: Olivia's Story' for #WKGSY7. The performance and workshop explores the theme of safe, responsible mobile phone and social media use. A great performance and lots of useful advice. #WKGSCommunity https://t.co/MyvFve14zv

21Oct '21

...and the winners from the decoration category of our House Pumpkin Design Competition... 1st - Sophie (Y8 - Hudson) 2nd - Phoebe (Y7 - Furniss) 3rd - Victoria (Y9 - Paton) Great effort all round and well done to everyone who took part. #WKGS #WKGSY7 #WKGSY8 #WKGSY9 https://t.co/N2tUS16SYc

21Oct '21

Well done to everyone who took part in the Pumpkin Design House Competition. Pumpkins were judged in two categories, carving and decoration. Results for the carving category.. 1st - Sapphire (Y7 - Gonner) 2nd - Megan (Y7 - Hudson) 3rd - Izzy (Y8 - Paton) #WKGSY7 #WKGSY8 #WKGS https://t.co/oIO7BqhXwl

our results

+0.76

GCSE Progress 8 Score

71.2

GCSE Attainment 8 Score

60%

of GCSE grades were 9-7

01 November
Senior House Badminton
02 November
Governors' Quality of Education meeting

upcoming events

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School letters

Keep up to date with the latest letters and communications.

22 October 2021 Year 9 Newsletter
November clubs & activities
GCSEpod Information for Parents

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 supplier only:

Forrester Sports, New Street, Mold CH7 1NZ or on-line at www.forrestersports.co.uk - you will be directed to the Forrester by Monkhouse website (www.monkhouse.com) to place your order.  We have negotiated free p&p with Forresters and to qualify you will need to double click on the free p&p icon at the start of the uniform list so that it goes into your shopping basket.

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

Cain of Heswall 187 Telegraph Road, Heswall (Tel: 0151 342 1769) www.cainofheswall.co.uk

Forrester by Monkhouse, New Street, Mold CH7 1NZ or on-line at www.forrestersports.co.uk

Larry Adams 7A Banks Road, West Kirby (Tel: 0151 625 9424) larryadams.co.uk

Wirral Uniform Centre 2A Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead (Tel: 0151 647 9588) wirraluniforms.com