Our trumpet teacher Mr. Anthony Thompson was pleased to be invited to Liverpool recently to sound fanfares in honour of the Queen's 90 birthday, St. George's Day and Shakespeare's 400 birthday.
Just before the end of term 28 students and 3 staff travelled to the excellent ski resort of Killington in Vermont, USA. Despite the worst winter on record in terms of lack of snow and some extreme temperatures (72F) on Christmas Eve, the resort was a third open with over 50 trails to ski on and even some fresh snow fell on the first night.
The Birkdale school golf team of Tom Bradley, Josh Wright and Barclay Brown played in the ISGA National Finals held at St Andrews. It was a two day strokeplay tournament against the top 20 independent schools in the country.
The staff staged a dramatic fightback this year to hold the ladies’ 1st XI on Friday afternoon and partially erase the memory of last year’s whitewash. In the final game of a busy season, the staff overcame a two goal deficit to thwart the ladies’ ambitions of a third straight win in this prestigious fixture.
The PP3 Castles and Knights topic culminated last week with a visit to Conisbrough Castle. The boys enjoyed exploring the ruined castle and discovering where the different buildings would have been in the bailey
Pre-Prep were delighted to help celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday. In true Birkdale style the boys enjoyed swapping their school shirts and ties for a patriotic t-shirt for the day.