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Nicholls Lecture Series - Admiral Sir Philip Jones

07 April 2021

Old Birkonian, Admiral .Sir Philip Jones, delivers an insightful lecture to students as the latest speaker in the the School's Nicholls Lecture Series entitled 'Dealing with Imposter Syndrome, Embracing Meritocracy, Exploiting Opportunities'.


Be Inspired - An Exciting New Community Course for Children in Years 5&6

31 March 2021

Birkenhead School has launched a new and exciting community course for children in Years 5 and 6 at local state primary schools to help them prepare for secondary school regardless of their destination for secondary education.
 


Leading Children’s Author Robin Stevens Delights Prep and Seniors Students

30 March 2021

Robin Stevens spoke to students as part of our World Book Day activities during remote learning.  Robin talked about her books, and in particular, the final book in the series, Death Sets Sail, as well as sharing where she gets her inspiration from and her writing process.  


Careers Advice for All 2021

17 March 2021

Over the recent weeks and months, our students have been able to gain valuable careers knowledge via virtual opportunities coordinated by our Futures Team. In particular, National Apprenticeship Week in February, and National Careers Week which followed in March, have been great opportunities for our students to explore a wide variety of pathways for life after Birkenhead School.


Nicholls Lecture Series - John Barnes MBE

11 March 2021

John Barnes MBE delivers a passionate and interactive lecture on the history of race and prejudice to Birkenhead School Sixth Form.


Year Twos write to real author Christopher Quirk...and he writes back!

26 February 2021

Over the last few weeks, Year Two have been learning how to write letters. As part of this, they read a story called ‘Alexander and the Curly Wurly Caterpillar’ By Christopher Quirk. 


Express Yourself

12 February 2021

Monday 1st February marked the first day of Children's Mental Health Week, a week that is recognised by schools up and down the country. With the current climate, we, in Prep, felt it was important to try and put a positive spin on the subject, which fitted in well with this year's theme ... 'Express Yourself'. 

 


Furry Ears in Early Years!

05 February 2021

Over the last few months, we have had a few furry friends stay with us in Early Years - guinea pigs, Luna (grey) and Kiki (brown). The children and staff have loved getting to know and playing with the little fellows. The pigs take turns visiting the different age groups, from Under 2s to Pre-Prep; the children can have them on their knees, stroke them, and brush them. They feed them their favourite food, which is spinach, kale or cucumber.


Looking To The Future for the Sixth Form at Birkenhead School

19 January 2021

Driving continued academic excellence and widening accessibility are two key themes that will characterise the coming years for Birkenhead School’s Sixth Form. 


Birkenhead School's Charity Mission

24 December 2020

"At the time of writing in Michaelmas term, Birkenhead School has been a charitable agent for over £11,000 in money and over a tonne of food, gifts, toys, parcels and the like. We have moved like an army on a mission to bring about change. We have worked together, generously and lovingly. In this COVID year, this School has displayed such community care in an inspirational way. Thank you all for your efforts" - Father Mark