In Kirklees, we are proud to occupy three, central and bespoke properties. All are a short walking distance from both the bus station and train station.

Our KS4 provision is located at our Greenhead Road site.  A detached three-storey property that creates a homely feel for our young people, whilst allowing us to keep our group sizes small and nurturing.

Our KS5 provision is based in Huddersfield town centre at Union Bank Yard. We occupy the top floor of a three-storey building which houses two classrooms and a calm space.

We have a dedicated vocational space at CANTEEN which is also on Greenhead Road.

This is where we feed all our young people. They also access vocational tasters in Hospitality and Catering and Hair and Beauty.

Additional Facilities

Full Vocational Canteen

Calm Space


Independent School

Employability Solutions Limited
Kirklees School
20 Greenhead Road
West Yorkshire


Post 16 Provision 

Employability Solutions Limited
3a Union Bank Yard
New Street
West Yorkshire

Ofsted Quotes

“Staff routinely go the extra mile to help families so that pupils can overcome their often considerable barriers to learning”

“Pupils make considerable improvements in their attendance after starting the school”

“Safeguarding and pastoral care are excellent. Pupils are protected and well supported by a vigilant and caring staff, who have their interests at heart”

“Pupils feel happy at this school. Leaders have established a friendly and supportive environment.”

“Many pupils arrive at the school low in self-esteem and confidence. They told inspectors that they feel valued and understood by staff in this setting. Teachers help pupils and students to gain confidence and believe in themselves again.”

“Pupils know that adults will help them if they have any worries or concerns. Leaders deal with any incidents of bullying effectively.”

“Leaders have designed an inspiring curriculum.”

“Leaders ensure that the additional needs of pupils with SEND are identified early. Teachers skilfully adapt the delivery of the curriculum so that pupils with SEND can learn well alongside their peers.”

“Leaders provide pupils with effective careers advice. Even though some pupils are only at the school for a relatively short period of time, they leave better prepared for their next steps.”

“Leaders are passionate about providing a range of enrichment experiences for pupils beyond the classroom.”

“Pupils learn how to manage potential risks to their safety.”

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