Looking at Primary School options for your son or daughter?

Whether you are choosing your child's first School or looking at the options for your child to move schools, get in touch today to book a visit and find out what difference an independent education can make to your child's educational journey.

There are many reasons why parents choose Birkenhead School for their child's education:

Class sizes - smaller class sizes that allows each child to be known and nurtured (average class size of 18 pupils);

Beyond the Curriculum - a curriculum that goes beyond the National Curriculum to truly inspire a love of learning - read more ...;

Outstanding Opportunities - including our Inspiring Talks Series - read more ...;

Sport - a Sports programme that encourages children to develop healthy mindsets at an early age, where children take part in four hours of timetabled lessons each week in Juniors and have access to the School's excellent sports facilities - read more ...;

Music - A music offering where children are taught by subject specialists and have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument from Year 2 and from Year 3 take part in Prep Orchestra - read more ...;

Clubs and Activities - where children from Reception to Year 6 can choose from over 30 lunchtime and after-school clubs each week - from Nature Club to Climbing Club - there is something for everyone to choose and enjoy - read more ...;

Outdoor Learning - our Outdoor Classroom and surrounding areas provide an inspiring place to learn outside of the normal classroom environments - read more ...;

A warm and welcoming School community - that allows your child to grow and develop, fully supported at every stage, through to Sixth Form and the wider alumni network.


"Attending an independent school adds the equivalent of two additional years of schooling by the age of 16 and almost one additional grade at GCSE". 


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Prep Admissions
Mrs Helen Askew and Mrs Bev Farlam
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Phone Number: 0151 652 4014