Sixth Form Choir Sing Evensong at Durham Cathedral

On Bank Holiday Monday the Birkdale sixth form choir together with pupils from Sheffield High School gave a combined performance of Evensong at Durham Cathedral. Led by our Director of M …

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Mr Thompson’s Fanfare Trumpet Serenades Liverpool!

Our trumpet teacher Mr. Anthony Thompson was pleased to be invited to Liverpool recently to sound fanfares in honour of the Queen's 90 birthday, St. George's Day and Shakespeare's …

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Birkdale Golfers at St Andrews

The Birkdale school golf team of Tom Bradley, Josh Wright and Barclay Brown played in the ISGA National Finals held at St Andrews. It was a two day strokeplay tournament against the top 2 …

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Ski Trip to Vermont

Just before the end of term 28 students and 3 staff travelled to the excellent ski resort of Killington in Vermont, USA. Despite the worst winter on record in terms of lack of snow and some ex …

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Ladies’ 1st XI V Staff Hockey Battle

The staff staged a dramatic fightback this year to hold the ladies’ 1st XI on Friday afternoon and partially erase the memory of last year’s whitewash. In the final game of a bus …

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Economics Society Guest Speaker

Birkdale School’s Economics Society recently welcomed visiting speaker Dr Alex Tziamalis to the Lecture Theatre for a relevant and incisive talk on applications of behavioural economic …

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L6 Inspired by Hamlet Performance

‘O, That this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew.’ So says Shakespeare’s grieving, conflicted Danish Prince, as he struggles to accept the death of hi …

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Choristers Tour Austria and Slovakia

Birkdale has a rich tradition of musical talent and within our midst we also have a number of Sheffield Cathedral Choristers. Over the Easter break Max Sharp-O’Reilly, Max and Tom Broadbent and Thomas Kruger-Dorado, all of whom have sung in the Cathedral Choir for some years, toured Austria and Slovakia with the choir. It was a highly successful to …

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Football Victory in the North-East

The S4/U15 football squad enjoyed three days of football in the north-east at the end of the Easter term. Unfortunately the first fixture against RGS was cancelled, but the sun was shining so it was possible to have a great 5-a-side game of our own on the beach at Tynemouth. On Friday there was an insightful tour of St.James' Park where the boys were …

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Nepal Expedition Success

Over the Easter holiday Birkdale School, which has been directly supporting The Peace Garden School and other Nepalese charities since 2000, embarked on their Nepa16 trip. Over 50 pupils, staff and volunteers from various backgrounds and professions made the journey with this year’s focus on helping local people to further recover after the devasta …

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