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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


Early Years Families donate generously for local families

18 December 2020

Nursery and Pre-Prep families have surpassed themselves yet again with their kind and generous donations to help local families in conjunction with Birkenhead charity, Koala North West.


Sibéal Pounder - Inspiring Talks Series

14 December 2020

On Friday 11th December, Prep pupils were delighted to attend a Zoom webinar with children’s author Sibéal Pounder, along with 25 other schools across the country, totalling 6000 children. Sibéal discussed her new novel “Tinsel” - the story of a young girl called Blanche Claus (Mrs Claus). Sibéal is the author of the bestselling Witch Wars and Bad Mermaids series of books. Her debut, Witch Wars, was shortlisted for ‘Sainsbury's Children's Book Award’ and ‘Waterstones Children's Book Prize’. 


Mr FitzHerbert , Head of Prep, re-appointed as Chair of The Association of Junior Independent Schools

01 December 2020

The Association of Junior Independent Schools is a vibrant organisation with 32 member schools across the North West of England.


Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions 2020

17 November 2020

During half term students from our Sixth Form completed the expedition section of the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, they were accompanied by Mr Hill, Mrs Fountain and Mr Robinson. Due to current restrictions, they did their expeditions in the Wirral returning home in the evening of each of the four days. Read Mr Hill's wonderfully written article to find out how they got on.
 


Remembrance Day 2020

11 November 2020

Annual Remembrance Day services and activities have taken place today throughout the School to commemorate and remember those who have been lost to war. 


Old Birkonian Plaque to commemorate the Ashcroft family

09 November 2020

The Old Birkonian Society Council have organised a memorial to recognise the funding contributions made by Mrs C W Ashcroft to transform the original ‘slope’ connecting the path by the School field with the Gymnasium, into the Ashcroft Steps.


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.