National Quiz Final Success

Last year's Prep School General Knowledge Quiz Team finally got to take part in their National Final this week, despite having qualified last February! Via a Zoom meeting with 47 other teams from all around Britain, our team of Aarnav, Zak, Noah and Alex answered questions on Shakespeare, Vexillology and even breakfast cereal! In a change to the usua …

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European Day of Languages

It was so lovely to see everyone celebrating the European Day of Languages. At the Prep School there was an array of fabulous costumes and everyone enjoyed discussing their chosen Country and Language. A massive ‘well done’ to all pupils who came in such wonderful  attire, some of their creativity was truly spectacular! P3 even celebrated

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Happy Learners

It has been so lovely to see our Pre-Prep Pupils having a fantastic start to term, making new friends and enjoying learning together. PP1 have begun learning Spanish and the sombrero was a real hit and there was lots of laughter! They have also been studying Teddy Bears and invited their own teddies to a Teddy Bears' Picnic. All of the children and tedd …

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Representing UK in Robotics and Coding

We are delighted to share the news of P2 (Y4) pupil Rayhan, who participated in the Summer Invention Programme which is led by UK STEM. UK STEM is an organisation providing educational activities for students in Robotics and Coding and is the awarding body for the Global STEM Award. Rayhan represented the UK and had to come up with inventions and pre …

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The Birkdale Family Welcomes Girls

Birkdale has been one of Sheffield’s leading schools for over 100 years. Through its long and distinguished history, the school has continued to grow and evolve whilst always promoting an excellent education for pupils in a caring, Christian environment. This September, Birkdale Prep welcomed girls into the school for the first time. Fifteen girls …

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Cycling Challenge for Charity

Prep 4 pupil Shrey celebrated his 10th birthday in a different way this year. In this Covid era he was keen to help NHS in some way. Shrey took up the challenge of a half marathon (21km) bike ride and completed the challenge on 1st August 2020 over a period of 1 hours 43 mins. A fantastic effort. So far, Shrey has raised a whopping £864 for the Shef …

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Important Message from Mr Harris, Head Master

“A Sixth Form student at Birkdale School has tested positive for COVID-19. Our careful preparations for the safe reopening of school included measures for what would happen in this case, and these are being put in place, guided by and working closely with Public Health England. Our Sixth Form are in a bubble, which means they only come into clos …

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GCSE Success 2020

We were delighted to welcome our Y11 pupils back to school today to collect their GCSE results.  It has been an incredibly difficult and nervous time for every young person and we are immensely proud of our pupil’s positivity and resilience. We look forward to September when they join Birkdale Sixth Form, along with pupils from a variety of other …

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Review of Lockdown and Remote Learning

We have made it to the end of the term and indeed the end of the academic year. And what a year it has been, a year of two halves, before and after lockdown. Despite the obvious restrictions that have been imposed on us, we have much to celebrate and to be grateful for this year. Sport success, the cricket tour, music, drama (including our production …

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A New Look for Birkdale

We are delighted to introduce the new Birkdale uniform, for all pupils from PP1 (Reception) to S5 (Y11). The uniform and PE kit will be supplied by a company called SchoolBlazer, the UK’s leading supplier of high quality uniforms to the UK’s most prestigious schools. The uniform will be available to order on the Schoolblazer website from Friday 26 J …

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