An Oxbridge Record for Birkdale!

Birkdale would like to congratulate all students on their success in AS and A2 examinations. Overall A2 results were once again excellent, with over half of all grades being A* or A. …

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Oxbridge

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Photo by Ian Jones[/caption] I am often asked by parents about entry to Oxford and Cambridge: interview pre …

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Pupil Plays with Swiss National Youth Brass Band

Y12 pupil Harry Beach has just returned from Switzerland where he was invited to join the prestigious Swiss National Youth Brass Band. It does not happen very often for another youn …

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Saxophone Quartet’s Star Performance

The Birkdale saxophone quartet enjoyed performing at Hunter's Bar Infant School earlier this week. The quartet was invited to play at the school's "Music Day" and to lead an interact …

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S2 Expedition to Quarry Bank Mill

The S2s enjoyed a great trip to Styal village to explore Quarry Bank Mill and the Apprentice House there. It was an exercise in learning to appreciate being alive in the twenty first century! …

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Visit to the Houses of Parliament

A group of 30 Economics and Government and Politics students travelled to London on Monday 4 July led by Mrs Savage, Mr Stoddard and Mr Horner. First stop was the investment bank Goldman …

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Cat Jary – Teacher of Cello at Birkdale from 1990 to 1995

We have heard the sad news that Cat died suddenly at her home in Spain on Wednesday 29 June, apparently due to an asthma attack. Cat was a talented musician and a brilliant teacher. Her …

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U15 Cricket Success

Our U15 Cricket team have enjoyed great success this term and the last week has been particularly busy as the major competitions reached their climax. On Monday the boys were victori …

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U16 England Hockey Selection

S4 (Y10) pupil Will Gray has been selected to attend the England Hockey U16 Regional Performance Centres this year. He is pictured here proudly wearing his England shirt. This is a tremendous achievement and follows a successful season playing for the Birkdale U15 hockey team and South Yorkshire. Will has been captain of the U15 team and has proven t …

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British Library Research Trip

The six winners of our London Research Trip competition travelled down to the British Library on Monday this week to spend two days researching their chosen subjects. The research …

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