Senior Bulletin 17 September 2021

Weekly Bulletin - 17 September 2021

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Prep Bulletin 222

Weekly Bulletin 222 - 17 September 2021

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Birkdale Bake-Off Series 5

Stealing a march on their TV namesakes, our new batch of intrepid bakers came steaming out of the baking blocks to produce some wonderful cakes and flapjacks. Ebenezer’s magnificent chocolate fudge cakes took the judge’s breath away, whilst Hashim’s chocolate surprise was, unsurprisingly, a big hit! On top of these butter, flour and egg leviathans …

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Senior Bulletin 10 September 2021

Weekly Bulletin - 10 September 2021

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Class of 2021 Achieve Top GCSE Grades

Pupils at Birkdale School are being congratulated on their GCSE successes despite the unprecedented circumstances and challenges they faced during their studies. 26% of results were the highest possible grade 9 with nearly half at the top two grades, 9 or 8, with two-thirds at grades 9 – 7 (equivalent previously to A** to A). Among the other hea …

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Celebrating A Level Success

Students at Birkdale have, once again, achieved highly in their A levels – despite the unprecedented circumstances and challenges they have faced when completing their courses. The school has exceeded last year’s overall performance with 76% of all grades at A* and A grade. Among the other headlines:

Music for Summer

As we draw to the end of this academic year our amazing music department have put together a series of music ensembles to get us in the mood for Summer! We sadly couldn't hold our usual Summer concert, but as our pupils have continued to work hard on their music, we wanted to share it with you. We really hope to be able to welcome you all back into s …

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UK Biology Challenge Success

Back in May, 44 of our S4 Biology students participated in the Biology challenge - a national competition run in conjunction with the Royal Society of Biology and the University of Warwick.  Overall 26,828 pupils entered from 348 UK schools.   Two online tests provided an opportunity for students aged 13-15 to test their Biology knowledge through a s …

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Senior Bulletin 2 July 2021

Weekly Bulletin - 2 July 2021

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Outdoor Adventure

It was heartening to see the S4 boys head out to the Peaks for their two-day Bronze DofE expedition and camp this week. The year was split in two, and each half undertook the expedition while the other half enjoyed some abseiling around Burbage, and learned bush-craft skills from Bear Bridle. After a wet and dismal first day, the weather improved massiv …

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