New partnership brings Birkdale and Chinese school together

Birkdale is forming an exciting and innovative partnership with a school in China. The link up is being launched with a visit by 14 students and four staff from the Teensen International Education Centre in Nanchang. They have just arrived in Sheffield and will be here for the next four weeks experiencing a mixture of learning, culture and recreation …

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International Basketball Success

During the Summer holidays Sixth Former, Harry Taylor competed for Gibraltar in the FIBA U18 European Basketball Championships, Division C in Kosovo. Harry, a member of the Sheffield Sharks Basketball Club and the School’s U19 Team, is the first pupil from Birkdale to compete at basketball at International level. He stated, 'Going to the Euros with …

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Great Birkdale Bake-Off Returns for a Second Series!

Following hot on the heels of Paul, Pru, Noel and Sandie, Birkdale Senior School’s very own baking competition relaunched this week in J17, with a line-up of eager S2 bakers ready to display their creations. This week was ‘Freestyle’ – sticky chocolate Brownies were conjured up by Heath Justice, and Oliver Jermy produced some marvellous marshmal …

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Sixth Form China Mission

A group of 7 Birkdale sixth-formers has just returned from Hengyang in China where they helped to run summer activities for disabled children and young people in an International China Concern orphanage. This charity has worked with the local government run Hengyang Welfare Centre since 2004 to provide care and education for these children, many of whom …

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Acting Head’s Start of Term Letter – September 2018

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Birkdale’s Best Ever GCSE Results

Today's GCSE results are definitely something to celebrate at Birkdale School. Students have achieved a Birkdale record with their best ever GCSE results. Better still is the number of students achieving the highest grades with over one fifth of all entries achieving the coveted grade 9 (A**). The highlights include:

Top Marks for Birkdale

Birkdale School achieved an excellent set of results at A level across the full range of subjects. Nearly 50% of all grades were A*/A with 16% of all grades achieving A*, which is double the National figure of 8%. Birkdale students were also very successful in achieving the top grades for their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) with a fantastic 77% a …

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Recommended Reads

Our Librarian, Mrs McQuillin has  recommended a number of excellent summer reads... For pupils: Action Adventure: THE TRIALS OF APOLLO BOOK 4- THE BURNING MAZE  by RICK RIORDAN Humour and Tears: BOY UNDER WATER by ADAM BARON (Both suitable for 11years and above) Hunger Games meets Jurassic Park: THE EXTINCTION TRIALS b …

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End of Term Letter – July 2018

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Outdoor First-Aid

In the fantastic environs of Thornbridge Outdoor Centre in Derbyshire, a group of Birkdale staff revisited key emergency outdoor first-aid skills over two days, in preparation for supervising the impending L6 Gold DofE Practice expedition in Ullswater. Assessing a situation, ascertaining a casualty’s level of alertness, providing immediate help and su …

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