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Barnstondale 2020

20 October 2020

 Between 8-13th October, the pupils in Year 5 and Year 6 went to Barnstondale Adventure and Activity Centre for the day. They were split into groups with two Houses attending each day.


National Nursery Practitioners Day

19 October 2020

National Nursery Practitioners Day took place on Saturday 17th October and was an opportunity for us to thank our Early Years teams in Nursery and Pre-Prep for everything that they do.


Nicholls Lecture Series - Mr Andrew Taylor

15 October 2020

Mr. Taylor, an orthopaedic surgeon based at Spire Liverpool, was kind enough to visit our school and deliver a socially distanced lecture entitled, “So you want to be a surgeon?” to the Upper Sixth and to prospective medical applicants in the Lower Sixth.


COVID-19 No Barrier to Co-Curricular Inspiration at Birkenhead School

05 October 2020

The start of any new academic year focuses the mind on the exciting year ahead, and this year’s planning has included facing the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic head on. It has been a pleasure to welcome back all Birkenhead School children and students to the School site these last few weeks, which has once again come alive with the sound of learning within year group ‘bubbles’ 
 


Medical Students - Stethoscope Presentation

24 September 2020

Congratulations to our recent leavers who are off to study medicine. We are very proud of their achievements and, as is tradition, they have been to School to collect their gift of a personally engraved stethoscope to help them on their way as they begin their courses.


Nicholls Lecture Series - Brian Anderson - The Anthropocene Era and Global Commons

23 September 2020

On Friday 18th September Birkenhead School was delighted to welcome Brian Anderson to present 'The Anthropocene Era and Global Commons' as our first Nicholls Lecture of the academic year. The students thoroughly enjoyed the presentation with A level geographers particularly benefitting from the talk.


Updated School Uniform

11 September 2020

The new academic year has brought the launch of an updated School uniform, most notably a new range of ties and a bespoke tartan kilt in Year 6 and Seniors. School uniform plays an important role in setting the tone for academic and wider success and students are visible ambassadors for Birkenhead School, both on and off-site.


GCSE Results 2020

20 August 2020

Congratulations go to our GCSE students who collected their results earlier today.We are proud of each and every one of our students, and are delighted that the results reflect the academic strength of the cohort: twenty students out of a cohort of seventy-three achieved grades 7 to 9 in all their exams, a reflection of their attitude to learning, and the diligence and commitment of both them and their teachers over the last two years. 


A Level Results 2020

14 August 2020

On Thursday we celebrated our Sixth Form students receiving their A Level results. We are delighted with their efforts and exceptional resilience during these extraordinary times. We are extremely proud of the results they have achieved, and how they will be entering courses as diverse as Law, Filmmaking, Physiotherapy and Civil Engineering, at universities such as Bath, Bristol, Oxford and Warwick.


Economic Horizons - Treasury Competition Runners-Up

15 July 2020

Birkenhead School entered the Economic Horizons – Treasury Competition and came 2nd in the North West. Their remit was to work remotely in a team and put together a recorded presentation of the state of the UK economy, and policies to improve its fortunes in the coming years. These were then judged by members of the government’s Treasury Department.