Our Vision

Birkdale provides a strong academic education through outstanding individualised teaching, which inspires all pupils to achieve their personal best. It offers a well-rounded education enabling pupils to pursue a wide range of interests, equipping them with skills and values to live a successful, fruitful and fulfilling life. Underpinned by strong Christian values, everyone is treated with care and respect.


Prep School - Boys 4-11

Senior School - Boys 11-16

Sixth Form - Boys & Girls 16-18


You can request a printed version of Birkdale School 2018 prospectus.

We will be forever indebted to Birkdale for guiding our son to achieving his potential and nurturing his intellectual curiosity. He has thoroughly enjoyed the opportunities to participate in a variety of clubs, trips, societies and sports. The excellent teachers have been the key driving force in his success and their advice has always been invaluable. His GCSE results were way beyond our expectations.

Mr & Dr Madan | Sixth Form Parents

Birkdale is able to bring out the best in each of our two boys with the ability to flexibly teach and engage with them as individuals. The school offers a rounded curriculum including traditional subjects (Maths, English, Science) complemented by a wide variety of sporting, music and drama activities. Both of our boys are flourishing in a number of areas - something I could not envisage in any other school.

Dr Debbage | Prep School Parent

My son started PP1 in September and has settled in so well; he runs into school every morning, very excited to see his teachers and his new friends. I have noticed such a difference in him in the short time he has been with you, he’s much more grown up, better behaved and has learned so much already. I run a nursery so know how hard it is to provide an outstanding setting and in my opinion you are doing just that!

Mrs Ricardo | Pre-Prep Parent


Inspirational Talk by Ben Heason

We were delighted to welcome Ben Heason; professional climber, adventurer and motivational speaker to Birkdale on Thursday. He visited the Prep School in the morning and enthralled the pupils with his story of climbing in extreme places and overcomin …

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Solos Music Concert

Congratulations to our talented musicians who took part in our Solos Concert last week. The event, by definition, showcased their individual talents. There was a diverse range of music styles from Pearl Jam played on the drums to Chopin on the piano! …

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Autumn in Pre-Prep

Last week PP2 had a great time collecting leaves, nuts, twigs, feathers and shells in the Botanical Gardens. Today they were very creative and used these items to create autumnal artwork. Some of the boys made patterns and created abstract art, they …

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London Art Trip

On Friday 5 October the S5 Art group visited the Tate Modern, Tate Britain and National Gallery all in one day.  This trip was a precursor to the Art mock exam and helped with their investigations into the work of some of the word's best known Artis …

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