Pre-Prep Love TrySports

All Pre-Prep boys have the opportunity to work with sports specialists for 6 sessions each year. Birkdale are very grateful to Jack Howieson and his team for the expertise they bring to school each week with TrySports. The sports sessions involve coaching a number of sport movement skills, which are transferable to most popular sports. The boys love the …

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Welcome to our New Birkdalians

The pouring rain didn’t put off our eager new Birkdalians as the new term commenced. We are delighted to welcome our new friends and hope they quickly feel at home. We are also pleased to welcome new staff this term. The boys have been getting to know Mrs Tonks – P2 Form Tutor, Mrs Thake – Head of Modern Languages, Mr Mason – P1 Form Tutor an …

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Fee, Fi, Fo Hmmmmm?

Yet again, the Pre-Prep boys have amazed, impressed and entertained us with their Summer Show. Written by Mrs Fletcher, with a little help from Stanley Leighton and George Mills in Prep 1, our very youngest boys told the story of a sadly maligned and misrepresented giant called Steve, a cow called Daisy, and eight enterprising brothers. The boys sang …

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National Champions

Birkdale Prep General Knowledge team have been crowned National Champions in the Quiz Club Championship. They travelled to Oxford Town Hall for the National final along with the Maths Quiz team who also made the finals last week. This also meant that Birkdale had become the only school in the country to reach the final of all three contests (Science inc …

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Prep School Rock You!

Many congratulations to the 56 prep school pupils and many staff who took part in the two highly acclaimed performances of the musical 'We Will Rock You' last week. Performed in the senior school Heeley Hall nearly 300 guests attended the shows on Thursday and Friday nights. Based on the ever enduring music of Queen prep school pupils rocked the night a …

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Sunny Sports Days

The Prep School boys enjoyed two Sports Day in perfect sunny conditions last week. We were delighted to see so many parents attending and cheering the boys on. Prep took part in eight Athletics events, competing in Houses and as individuals, with a possible 100 points available for each event. After two hours of grit and determination, it was Roberts Ho …

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Prep 3 Lake District Adventure

In early June, Prep 3 embarked on their now annual visit to the Lake District. Whilst the weather forecast for the week was not good at all, as always this trip was eagerly anticipated by Prep 3 pupils and staff. Indeed, for many of the boys this would be their first residential trip away from their parents and families! Arriving at the Kepplewray Ac …

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From Birkdale to Boulogne

On Sunday 21 May the P4 trip departed for their base at Chateau Ebblingham. Situated just a short distance from the town of St. Omar, the Chateau is an ideal base for exploring the region …

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Great North Swimmers

Ben Inman, Harrison Britt and Elliot Kelty took part in the Great North Swim in the Lake District on Saturday 10 June. They did a 250 metre open water swim on a typical cold and rainy d …

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Singing Stars

The Prep School was alive with the sound of music today as filming for an exciting IAPS project took place. IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools) is a schools association with aroun …

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