We are the Champions!

There was much excitement in Pre-Prep on Thursday with the long awaited Sports Day taking place! A variety of different events were held in the grounds of Clarke House, and children from all the different year groups took part in the hurdles, football dribble, bean bag balances, sprint, standing jump, accuracy throw, and rugby ball touch. A rest area wa …

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A Cricketing Legacy To Be Proud Of

Anyone who has watched and listened to the Birkdale Prep children playing on the yard at Clarke House over many years, will have seen and heard the unmistakeable sound of numerous playground cricket matches. The raw skills first on show in the playground have been developed over time and Birkdale is proud to have produced many cricketers who have repres …

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Celebrating Inspirational Women

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Top Tips on Mobile Phones

Two heads have shared their advice for parents regarding the right time – and right way – to buy your child a mobile phone. Our very own Chris Burch, Head of Birkdale Prep School and Kate Gater of High March School were speaking to Attain's Fresh Thinking podcast. The podcast can be viewed here: Read more »

Bears of Sheffield

Remember the Herd of Sheffield? These were painted Elephants you could hunt for around the city, well there is a new animal in town...The Bears of Sheffield! The Sheffield Children’s Hospital are running “The Bears of Sheffield”, which is a public arts exhibition which will unite the city whilst celebrating everything that is wonderful about Sh …

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Interview with England Cricket Captain Joe Root

Mr Depledge, Drector of Sport, had the great privilege of interviewing England Test Cricket Captain Joe Root, who gave us some of his time to talk about how growing up in Sheffield made him the cricketer and sportsman he is today. He was captained at Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club, by our very own Games Teacher Mr Tasker. We brought them together …

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Prep School Rising to the Remote Learning Challenge

It has been lovely to see just how quickly the Prep School reverted back to remote learning this term. While it is certainly not what we wanted or planned for, the whole community's hard work and adaptability have come to the fore. In Pre-Prep the children have been accessing their work and communicating with their teachers using Seesaw and Google Me …

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The Greatest Story

We were delighted to share our pre-recorded Pre-Prep Christmas play with parents earlier this week. Our youngest pupils aged 4-7 performed The Greatest Story. It was the traditional Christmas story with a twist – it was recorded in numerous exciting locations around the Prep School. They even used Mr Burch’s office as Herod’s Palace! Everyone i …

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Special Forces Experience for Noor

We are immensely proud of Prep School pupil Noor, who recently (pre-lockdown) completed a 5k hike with The Special Forces Experience. She didn’t complain once despite driving wind and rain and to top it off she proudly wore her Birkdale sports gear! She demonstrated great resilience and achieved a medal for her efforts. The hike was also a way of s …

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We Will Remember Them

Each year Birkdale remember those who gave their lives in conflict. In the Prep School and Senior School, form groups gathered to watch virtual Remembrance Services. Mrs Walton and Mr Bish put together the Prep School service, with lovely readings from a number of pupils. It highlighted the importance of remembering those who sacrificed their live …

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