News from the Library

Mrs McQuillin, School Librarian is continually organising events to promote reading and a love of books at Birkdale Senior School. Author Sarah Mussi visited recently to talk about h …

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Dr Pitfield Awarded OBE

Many congratulations to our Head of Instrumental Studies Dr Spencer Pitfield on the awarding of his OBE at Buckingham Palace on Friday 13 May. He received his award from HRH The Duke …

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Crystal Clear English Language!

Renowned English language guru, author/editor of over 120 works primarily on the subject of language, David Crystal rocked-up to the University of Sheffield recently to deliver an electrif …

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Saxophone Masterclass with Sue McKenzie

Birkdale's acclaimed music department was honoured to welcome the Scottish saxophonist Sue McKenzie. Ms. McKenzie, who Directs the world renowned 'Scottish Saxophone Academy', joined …

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Limited Places Available

Birkdale Prep School Limited places are available in Reception and some year groups for September 2016. Birkdale Senior School Year 7 is now FULL for September 2016. Limited places are available in other year groups. If you are interested in applying, please contact our Registrar, Mary Watson for further information on 0114 266 8409 or email …

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SR5 Karting Trip

Mr Rodgers together with sixteen boys from his form S5R enjoyed the exhilaration and excitement of an evening karting. The trip was particularly aimed at celebrating the end of Middle Sch …

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EU Debate with Paul Blomfield MP

Paul Blomfield, the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Central visited the school to discuss the upcoming EU Referendum recently. The visit, which was attended by members of the sixth fo …

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Transit of Mercury

On Monday there was a rare opportunity to observe a Transit of Mercury, with the clear sky allowing a wonderful insight into our place in the dynamic solar system. A transit oc …

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National Mathematics Summer School Invitation

Many congratulations to Mayuran Visakan (S4) who has been invited to take part in the National Mathematics Summer School 2016 at St Anne’s College, Oxford. Mayuran is one of only 40 s …

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Griton College Camdridge Humanities Success

Harriet Freeman (L6), who is studying Latin, Classical Civilisation and Greek at Birkdale, has been chosen by Girton College, Cambridge, as runner up in their prestigious Humanities Writing …

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