Welcome to West Gate School
West Gate School is a special school for pupils aged from 4-19 years who have a very wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.
The school opened in 2006 following the merger of two former special schools, Emily Fortey and Piper Way, situated on Glenfield Road in West Leicester. The West Gate Learning Centre based at New College Leicester was opened in 2011 with a focus on providing life skills and employability for our students.
We have the Local Authority's only DCSF approved specialist autism provision. The autism provision was inspected and accredited in July 2012, for both primary and secondary aged pupils by the National Autistic Society (NAS) and was re-accredited after review in June 2015. We constantly reflect and review our good autism practise in our drive for continual improvement. Read more...