Our Vision

Birkdale provides a strong academic education through outstanding individualised teaching, which inspires all pupils to achieve their personal best. It offers a 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 a strong Christian ethos, where everyone is treated with care and respect.


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We just wanted to express our enormous gratitude to all of the Birkdale staff for the marvellous way that the home schooling has been rolled out and for the excellent standard you are offering under such unusual circumstances. Teachers are providing such fabulous input… From our point of view, you couldn’t be doing a better job and what you are providing is helping us to get along with our own work, in the knowledge that our child’s education is continuing effectively. We are so happy that we selected this school for X; he is too.

Prep School Parent

The remote online learning that you have provided for both children has been exceptional. It has really given the kids direction and good focus at this difficult time.

Prep School Parent

I just wanted to let you know how well the Google Meet has worked for my son this week. Absolutely brilliant to be honest! Well done to all the teachers - really appreciate the hard work going into making this a successful learning experience.

Senior School Parent


“You can be whatever you want to be!”

A group of Lower Sixth students visited the Prep School today to give an inspirational assembly. The group of 5 girls and 3 boys dressed up in outfits of their chosen future profession. Nikhita and Yasmin would like to go into medicine, whilst Sal …

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Birkdale Senior School From the Sky

Since its foundation in 1904 Birkdale has continually grown and developed. The extensive Senior School campus is currently made up of 5 large Victorian buildings located between Oakholme Road and Endliffe Crescent in the leafy suburb of Broomhill. Th …

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End of Season Football Tour

On Friday and Saturday last week our 1st XI travelled to Liverpool for an end of season tour. Everyone enjoyed an insightful tour of Liverpool's Anfield stadium on Friday. The changing rooms, standing at the top of the new stand and in front of th …

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Silver DofE Practice in the Peaks

50 intrepid S4 boys embarked on the practice expedition for their Silver DofE award last week, meeting in the Dark Peak and making their way over three days to Middleton-in-Wirksworth. The weather was ideal for walking, although the nights under canv …

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