Prep Bulletin 159

Weekly Bulletin 159 - 5 July 2019

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Showcasing Birkdale Music and Performing Arts

Birkdale has been awash with musical and performing arts talent over the last couple of weeks. The end of the summer term is notoriously busy for the music department with the Lower School Young Performers Platform and performances at the Broomhill Festival and Whirlow Farm Fair to name but a few. The Young Performers Platform was a delight, with our …

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Economics, Business and Politics Trip to London

The departments of Economics and Politics took 21 students to London on a typically sunny Monday 1st July. The group began with a relatively early morning trip to Number 10 Downing Street, with a few students considering popping their CVs through the letterbox for the top job… The group then had a tour of the Bank of England along with a …

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Senior Bulletin 191

Weekly Bulletin 191 - 28 June 2019

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Prep Bulletin 158

Weekly Bulletin 158 - 28 June 2019

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Life Experiences in the Lake District

The annual Prep 3 (Y5) residential trip took place in Broughton-in-Furness in the Lake District, where pupils participated in all manner of outdoor activities. They enjoyed an exhilarating time participating in hill walking, archery, tree climbing, crate stacking, raft building and the old favourite, ghyll scrambling. It was great to see so many challen …

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Senior Bulletin 190

Weekly Bulletin 190 - 21 June 2019

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Prep Bulletin 157

Weekly Bulletin 157 - 21 June 2019

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Beijing Language and Culture University Scholarships

Three talented Birkdale linguists, Aleksi Anderson, Reuben Conway and Rafal Faraj, have been awarded 4 week scholarships at the Beijing Language & Culture University this summer. The Confucius Institute Scholarships offer students the academic and educational opportunity of a lifetime. Recipients are immersed in the language and culture of China for …

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The CILIP Carnegie Medal

The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book written in English for children and young people.Medal holders include Arthur Ransome, C.S. Lewis, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Phillip Pullman and Sally Gardner. Many schools across the UK take part in the Shadowing Scheme which involves groups of students reading the …

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