The Birches School

URN: 105613

Address: Newholme Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2XZ

Rating and reports

Inspection outcome

The overall outcome of the inspection on 14 May 2024 was:


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Early years provision:



All reports

  1. School inspection: GoodSchool inspection, PDF - 01 July 2024
  2. School inspection School inspection, PDF - 20 September 2023
  3. Short inspection Short inspection, PDF - 21 November 2016
  4. Full inspection: OutstandingFull inspection, PDF - 12 September 2012
  5. Full inspection: OutstandingFull inspection, PDF - 08 September 2009
  6. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 24 February 2009
  7. Full inspection: InadequateFull inspection, PDF - 09 September 2008
  8. Inspection Inspection, PDF - 15 December 2005
  9. Opened

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About The Birches School

  • Type: Special School
  • Boarding: No
  • Religious character: Does Not Apply
  • Local authority: Manchester


  • Age Range: 2 - 11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Number of pupils: 169


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  • Address: Newholme Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2XZ
  • Region: North West

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