Birkdale School to welcome girls from 2020

Schools take you on a journey. They teach us about who we are and who we want to be. We are proud at Birkdale to be a family that moves with the times – because schools are also on a journey. They need to reflect the community they serve and the family they are part of. This is a moment for change. Girls are part of your family and they are part …

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Classic Christmas Concert

The Birkdale School community came together last Thursday for the annual Christmas Concert. A packed house enjoyed a huge array of choirs, music ensembles and bands. The evening had a definite festive feel with classic Christmas songs interspersed with contemporary, uplifiting music. The quality of the performance was once again outstanding - a testa …

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No room in the Inn

The Pre-Prep Nativity Play was, as always, a huge success. No Room in the Inn told the story of Jesus' birth from the point of view of four over-worked and rather stressed innkeepers. They were accompanied by Wise Men, Angels, an extremely grumpy Herod, Mary, Joseph, worried carpenters, some very cute sheep and of course, the Son of God! The pupils w …

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Mesmerising Macbeth

Macbeth may be known as the cursed play but Prep 4 defied the curse and produced an extraordinary version of the play on Monday night. Reuben performed like a professional and captured the audience with his Is this a dagger? soliloquy. Tristan mesmerised everyone with his compelling performance of Lady Macbeth and brought her malicious, manipul …

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George’s Cycling Success

We are delighted to report on the successful season U6 student George has had as a first year junior road cyclist. He has achieved all of the goals he set himself at the start of the year, finishing with a Category 1 licence (which required a significant amount of race points throughout the season) and having been selected for many of the UK Junior Nati …

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Senior Bulletin 205

Weekly Bulletin 205 - 6 December 2019

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Prep Bulletin 171

Weekly Bulletin 171 - 6 December 2019

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The PP3 History Hike

PP3 experienced a wonderful cross-curricular excursion to Derbyshire this term. Initially, in the classroom, they learned about the story of the Plague and how a parcel of cloth from London was delivered to the village of Eyam. The cloth was infested with fleas carrying the disease, which consequently killed 260 inhabitants of the village. We decided …

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A-level English literature Othello study day

Fifteen Upper and Lower Sixth English Language students travelled to Manchester for a day of intensive analysis and exploration of Shakespeare’s domestic tragedy Othello. An erudite and informative discourse exploring a feminist critical approach to the play, was followed by an equally excellent talk on dramatic context by Janice Ashman. A quick br …

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Senior Bulletin 204

Weekly Bulletin 204 - 29 November 2019

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