Academic Excellence
at Birkdale School

Our vision at Birkdale is to provide the best academic education for each pupil which will enable them to achieve their full potential and equip them for the rest of their life.

A dedicated team of outstanding academic specialists deliver high quality expert teaching in a wide range of subjects in an aspirational and supportive environment resulting in:

  • Superb results in our public examinations, enabling our pupils to successfully gain entry to their chosen university or profession. Click here to view our latest results
  • A curriculum tailored to suit each individual, promoting intellectual curiosity and independent thought
  • Provision of a wide variety of academic clubs, entry in national competitions and trips to further develop and widen pupils’ horizons

Learning is supported by excellent facilities, specialist resources and small classes encouraging pupils to develop as independent, intelligent and insightful individuals and life-long learners who are self-aware, reflective and proficient in a wide range of skills and abilities.

The school has strong links across the city of Sheffield, including with the universities, professions and different sections of industry providing pupils with further insights to higher education and career opportunities.

The tailored academic education received at Birkdale aims to prepare pupils not only for higher education, professional training and their future careers but also to contribute positively to society as life-long learners.

Mr Ryan Becks – Deputy Head (Academic)