Prep Bulletin 109

Weekly Bulletin 109 - 19 January 2018

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Young Voices 2018

On Monday, twenty-seven boys and staff travelled to the Sheffield FlyDSA Arena to perform at ‘Young Voices 2018’, a national series of concerts involving thousands of primary school children from across the country. The event was a true spectacle, with special guest appearances and choreographed dance routines. The boys linked up with many other …

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Prestigious Spanish Competition Winners

Congratulations to two Birkdale Sixth Form students who have been awarded first and second prize in the prestigious Herbert Hughes Spanish competition. The competition is run by Sheffield University to promote the study of Hispanic languages in local schools and is funded by the Herbert Hughes Memorial Fund. Ray Cheung (U6) won first prize and was co …

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Classics Success

Interest in the study of the ancient cultures of Greece and Rome continues to thrive at Birkdale. Latin and Classical Civilisation are enjoyed throughout Birkdale Senior School and Sixth Form and both can be studied to GCSE and A level. Taught by a team of three expert teachers, our record in gaining excellent academic results in both Latin and Class …

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Prep Bulletin 108

Weekly Bulletin 108

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Senior Bulletin 143

Weekly Bulletin 143 12 January 2018

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Memory

Rightly or wrongly, examinations are partly a test of memory. Students must thoroughly learn vocabulary, factual details in case studies and technical terms to the point that they can be recalled without effort.  Beyond simple recall of information, students need to completely understand but also remember techniques for solving problems and recall idea …

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Festive week at Prep

On Monday and Tuesday afternoon, the Pre-Prep boys performed the nativity to their parents and relatives. The boys sang beautifully, performed their lines clearly and danced with energy and obvious enjoyment. Many audience members shared their praise for the performance. Christmas Dinner was served on Wednesday and the Prep 4 boys kindly helped as waite …

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Christmas Concert

The Christmas concert is always a highlight of the year, and once again, a packed Heeley Hall was treated to some exceptional performances. The four choirs sang a variety of songs, including a very spirited rendition of “Rhythm of Life” by the Lower School Choir and a hauntingly beautiful arrangement of a traditional Yorkshire carol “We’ve Been …

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Education Select Committee Chair visits Birkdale

The influential Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee today visited Birkdale Senior School. The Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, a former Education Minister who was previously responsible for Skills and Apprenticeships in the Department of Education, accepted an invitation from the Head Master to visit. During the visit, which came on a day w …

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