Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Challenge. Achieve. Celebrate
I am pleased, as Chair of Governors, to introduce our school.
We have a dedicated and hardworking staff who provide a highly specialised learning plan that is designed to meet the special needs of each student.
We provide full access to the subjects of the National Curriculum and teachers also concentrate on developing students’ communication, independence and social skills.
All school Governors live locally and work closely with the staff to ensure that the school budget is used wisely to ensure the best possible education.
Our main site is in Wigston, in a brand new building opened in September 2017. We also have our own units nearby within a primary school, a middle school and at Countesthorpe College where we have a purpose-built centre for our senior students which also includes the opportunity for horticulture and performance arts. In addition all these units offer opportunities for inclusion in many of the activities of the mainstream schools.
At our Wigston site as well as a swimming pool, and sensory and soft play rooms, we have been able to provide specialist rooms to enable students to develop different skills. All the classrooms have access outdoors where there is a wide range of equipment both to provide fun and to extend students’ confidence and abilities.
Birkett House School offers a caring and stimulating environment where each student can meet every new challenge …. can achieve many new successes… and can celebrate every new step forward.
Rosemary Lowe, Chair of Governors