Aspiring Medics Workshop

Over 20 Sixth Form students attended an extra (after school) Medical Society workshop on Monday evening kindly run by a parent Dr Sarah Mitchell who is a local GP, a Macmillan GP and a Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield. Dr Mitchell explained the principles of medical ethics and then outlined a framework for ethical decision making. …

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In Memory of Gordon Grayson

Gordon Grayson was Chairman of Governors at Birkdale from 1963 to 1991. During his tenure of office he oversaw many of the developments which made Birkdale the school it is today. He presided over the establishment of the Sixth Form in 1988, the building of the Science Block, the Sports Hall, the acquisition of Clarke House for the 4-11 Prep School, the …

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Senior Bulletin 209

Weekly Bulletin 209 - 31 January 2020

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Prep Bulletin 175

Weekly Bulletin 175 - 31 January 2020

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Celebrating Chinese New Year In Style

Chinese New Year was celebrated in style at Sheffield City Hall last night. There was an amazing display of Chinese culture and traditional Chinese entertainment. Some of our pupils were lucky enough to attend as Prize Winners in the Birkdale Chinese New Year Art competition, with representatives from both the Prep School and Senior School. Birkdale Pri …

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Senior Bulletin 208

Weekly Bulletin 208 - 24 January 2020

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Prep Bulletin 174

Weekly Bulletin 174 - 24 January 2020

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Improving Cyber Security Knowledge – The Matrix Challenge

On Wednesday morning we had a visit from members of a Cybercrime unit and the majority of S2 students took part in The Matrix Challenge - a cyber security competition organised by Yorkshire and Humberside Police. While testing their cyber security knowledge the students got to experience first hand the issues caused by hackers intent on causing disrupti …

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Quiz Club National Finals – here we come!

The Birkdale Prep General Knowledge Quiz teams were at it again this week, entering the Regional Final of the Quiz Club National Championships. Travelling to Bramcote Hills School in Nottingham, the two teams of four faced off against fourteen teams from across the Midlands. Displaying an incredible knowledge of topics ranging from the first woman in …

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An Inspector Calls – Lowry Theatre

Steady the buffs! Out of the blue, a police Inspector calls - with devastating consequences for the smugly privileged Birling family, who are in the middle of indulgently celebrating an engagement at their house in Brumley. The policeman brings with him accusation, revelation, and horror; things will assuredly never b …

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