Monetary Policy Committee Success

The team of Alex Davenport (Captain), Emmy Beeby, Maxwell Jones and Sophie Kitchin were runners up in a national semi-final of the Target 2.0 Interest Rate Challenge Competition, held in Nottingham this week. Read more »

Investigating Roman and Celtic Life

On Friday 19 February 2016, all of S2 (Y8) visited Doncaster Museum to find out about the effects of the Roman occupation of Britain on our local history. Doncaster (Danum) was the sit …

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Birkdale Cricketers & Golfers Visit Dubai

Birkdale cricketers and golfers travelled to Dubai and Abu Dhabi for a tour over half term. The cricket team won all four of their scheduled matches; Dubai College, Zayed Cricket Academy - played at the Test match ground in Abu Dhabi - Elite Cricket Academy and the Desert Cubs. Notably Vikram Singh who led the cricketers scored a total of 196 runs ov …

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Weizmann Safe-Cracking Competition

Five Lower Sixth students competed in the national finals of the Weizmann Institute’s annual Physics ‘Safe-cracking’ Tournament recently. For several months the students have …

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Paris Homestay and Study Visit

As part of their study-visit programme to Paris in early February, eleven Year 12 and 13 pupils and their accompanying teachers had the opportunity to enjoy a very informative talk at La Lig …

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Birkdale Competes in National Maths Challenge

On Tuesday 2 February a team of four from Birkdale School took part in the National Finals of the Senior Team Maths Challenge. Organised jointly by the United Kingdom Mathematics …

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Schools’ Analyst Chemistry Competition

As part of the annual competition run by The Royal Society of Chemistry, Birkdale was privileged to be chosen as one of four Sheffield and Chesterfield schools to take part in the …

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Boom Bust Boom

Over 60 A Level Economics and Business Studies students had the opportunity to preview a new documentary entitled Boom Bust Boom, presented by Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. The fil …

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Discovering Jodrell Bank

U6 Physics students visited the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire recently, home of the iconic Lovell Space Telescope. This mightily impressive structure is the third largest steera …

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Politics Forum Debate European Referendum

The Politics Forum recently debated the European Referendum under the discussion heading ‘What if Britain Left the EU?’ Year 13 pupil Charles Gray opened the debate with a …

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