Students are referred to Silver Birch School by various agencies and school networks from across Birmingham and by individual schools.

Prospective students are encouraged to visit during school hours and are offered a place subject to a satisfactory interview.

If appropriate, students undergo an assessment period to ensure the school can meet their educational needs. 

On joining Silver Birch School there is an initial ½ day school induction session.

Silver Birch School have a Code of Conduct, Learning Agreement and Anti-Bullying Policy which all students are obliged to commit to.


Staff members

Parents/carers are welcome to request a list of staff members and a summary of their qualifications at any time (to be provided within three working days).

All staff members and those of Shard end community centre coming into contact with our students have Enhanced DBS checks and have been cleared to work with children.

Visiting the school

The school operates an ‘Open-door’ policy an appointment is not normally necessary to visit the school.

Attendance management

Attendance is strictly monitored and in the event of any student absconding immediate calls are made to parents/carers.


Parents can request any previous Performance data 


Should any member of the school community, a parent/carer or member of the public consider there are grounds for a formal
complaint to be made, the school has a Complaints Procedure - a copy of which would be provided within three working days of request.

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For any more information please contact us are we will be more than happy to send whatever information you require.