Parlez-vous Francais?

The Onatti Theatre Company paid their annual visit to Birkdale on 24th June, performing their play “Parlez-vous Français?” to P4, S1 and S2 pupils in the Heeley Hall. The play, whi …

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UKMT Team Maths Competition

Last week four students from S2 and S3 travelled to Westminster for the final of the UKMT Team Maths competition. The first round of the competition involved approximately 1770 teams …

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Leave or Remain?

Polling booths will be open throughout the day as Birkdale hosts its very own Mock EU Referendum. Campaigning has been intense in recent days as both Remain and Leave camps work hard to make …

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L6 Chemists in National Final

Following the winning of the local heat of the Schools' Analyst Competition held at The University of Sheffield, three L6 (Y12) Chemistry students Yustina George, Georgia Oldfield and Y …

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BMW i8 Visits Birkdale

On Monday the 20th June students from S1 and S2 got the opportunity to look at some cutting edge technology from BMW in the form of an i8 and the new 7 series. The BMW i8, was fi …

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Hall House Victory at Sports Day

It was a great privilege to be able to use the English Institute of Sport, one of the premier sports establishments in the country for our school Sports day and this year we were tre …

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D Day Masterclass

The History Department organised a whole day of fascinating History learning recently. S3 pupils found out about the events of D Day from the Second World War. They shared a variety of edu …

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A Taste of France and Germany

Twenty four S2 and S3 boys, accompanied by 3 members of staff, travelled to Alsace during half term to get a “Taste of France & Germany” and gain a sense of the unique identity of thi …

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Warwick Castle & Bosworth Battlefield

The History Department took S1 pupils on a trip to Warwick Castle and Bosworth Battlefield as part of their study of the Middle Ages. Battles and Castles are central to the study of …

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What are Schools for?

During 6 years at Birkdale I have interviewed well over 100 candidates for teaching jobs. After exchanging pleasantries I usually ask the victim what they think schools are for. Few c …

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