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 enjoyed discovering the shapes they could make. Other boys printed pictures; we had smiley faces and one …

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Pre-Prep Poetry Week

This week the Pre-Prep boys have been celebrating poetry. The Senior School boys from the Acting and Performance club came to perform some poems for our boys in Belmayne House in Tuesday’s assembly. We were thoroughly entertained by their performance, which included The Sound Collector by Roger McGough and The Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan. To …

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PP2 Adventure to Ecclesall Woods

PP2 must have picked one of the most beautiful Autumn days for their trip to the Woodland Discovery Centre at Ecclesall Woods. The boys had an exciting time just getting there, walking through the Botanical Gardens to the bus stop, riding on the top deck of the bus and then through the woods to the centre. They had a fabulous morning exploring and …

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Birkdale Gladiators take on 10k challenge For St Luke’s

The Birkdale Gladiators raised more than £3,000 for St Luke’s Hospice when they joined the runners in the annual Asda Foundation Sheffield 10K. A team of 20 parents and teachers from Birkdale School, many of who had never taken part in an organised race before, were organised by mum and long-time St Luke’s supporter Sam Debbage. They were among mor …

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Cross Country Season Up and Running

The cross country season is now underway, and there was a good turn-out for the Birkdale Prep team at the first Sheffield Schools league race at Bolehills Park. Special mention goes to William C, who fell at the start in his very first race, but is determined to come back and race the next one: a great attitude! It was fantastic to see over 200 boys i …

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Fab Fit Friday!

There is always lots of activity in Pre-Prep but especially on a Friday! As the weekend approaches, everyone shares their boundless energy with Fit Friday! The day starts with an extra outside playtime for those who arrive early.  The boys, who are usually practicing their reading or completing ‘Morning work’, really enjoy an extra run around in …

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School of Rock Star

We are delighted to announce that Nayan Gupta (P4B) has been cast as Freddy in the West End production of ‘School of Rock’. Nayan has demonstrated a musical talent throughout his years in Prep School. We have celebrated his achievements on the violin and the drums which he has studied since Pre-Prep. His commitment and hard work has been an inspi …

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Head of Prep’s End of Term Letter – July 2018

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Pre-Prep Summer Show – A Right Royal Problem!

The Pre-Prep boys have, once again, worked incredibly hard to create a spectacular show for their family and friends to enjoy. Despite some challenging songs and complex choreography, the PP1 and PP2 boys sang and danced enthusiastically, incorporating lots of sporting movements into their performance, and the PP3 boys acted their parts with a professio …

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PP2 Summertime Adventures

Last week was an exciting week in PP2. On Monday, a mysterious package arrived. It contained a letter from the Head of the Birkdale Intelligence Agency (BIA) saying that the mischievous duo, Hook and Crook were on the loose and causing havoc around school. The box also contained identity badges for the boys so they could now be members of the BIA and hu …

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