Education and schools

Depending on your circumstances, you can get help meeting the cost of your child travelling to school.

The Education Improvement Service delivers the council’s statutory duties in relation to school improvement, attendance, admissions, virtual school for Children Looked After, and advice and guidance to schools in relation to safeguarding children.

A pupil is usually excluded when the child’s behaviour is unacceptable and they need some time out of school.

FACE provides a range of adult and family education accredited and non-accredited courses.  They are delivered in a range of venues across the borough including schools, libraries and community venues.

A list of all of the primary and secondary schools, special schools, and sixth forms in Knowsley.

Subsidies may be available through your further education or sixth form provider, who receive funding from the Education Funding Agency in the form of a discretionary bursary.

Help and support is available to ensure all children and young people with Special Education Needs (SEN) can develop and achieve their full potential.

The Knowsley Education Commission has been convened to improve education in the borough and ensure that Knowsley children get the education they deserve.

School Admission Appeals for September 2018 entry (primary and secondary).

By law, children aged between five and 16-years-old must receive education at school or through alternative arrangements such as home education.

School meals offer great value for money and provide your child with a nutritious, tasty meal cooked fresh every day. 

Term dates for Knowsley primary, secondary and special schools from 2018 to 2020.

A range of support is available to pupils in Knowsley's mainstream schools who have English as an additional language.

Are you in Year 11 or Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) and need help with making your next step into employment, training or education? Knowsley’s Targeted Advice and Guidance Team (TAG) can help!