Rock Talent at Band Night

Birkdale hosted their annual ‘Band Night’ in the Heeley Hall last week. The event featured a diverse range of acts from Birkdale School, The Sheffield School of Rock and Pop (http://sheffieldrockandpop.co.uk/), the Sheffield High School and also The Music Academy. The audience enjoyed some fantastic performances and it was great to see an increas …

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All the World’s a Stage?

On 25 February Sixth Form students from the Classical Civilisation and Theatre Studies groups travelled to Manchester to watch the comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes as part of their …

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Res Non Verba

The annual Leeds University Classics reading competition took place on 2 March, at which a Birkdale pupil was awarded first prize. Three students from Birkdale; Ray Cheung, Harri …

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Music for Youth Regional Festival

On a beautifully sunny Monday morning Prep One walked down to give a performance at the University of Sheffield’s stunning Firth Hall concert venue. The boys were performing in …

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World Book Day

The Prep School enjoyed a spectacular World Book Day on Thursday. It was great fun to see every one dressed as different book characters. Walking around school you could meet a collection …

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Nepa 16 Preparations Underway

A 53 strong team of Birkdale pupils, staff, parents and members of the community are preparing for their trip to Nepal in two weeks’ time. Photo ©Tom Nicholson Last weekend saw the group spending a night at Castle Dyke as part of a training, information sharing and getting to know you session. They even slept on the pavilion floor to experien …

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New Chair of Governors

Birkdale School announce a new Chair of Governors from the middle of March this year. Paul Houghton, a Governor since 2013, has served as Chair of the Finance Committee and as …

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Double Sporting Success!

The U11s have had a remarkable week on the sports field, first winning last Wednesday's Terrington Hall Sevens competition before defeating all of our usual rivals to win the HMC Football Tournament at Hymers College on Tuesday. With the Sevens season now well underway, the U11 squad started it in the best possible way by bringing the trophy hom …

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Chemists in Prestigious National Final

We are delighted to announce that a team of L6 (Y12) Birkdale students won the regional heat of the prestigious Schools' Analyst Chemistry Competition. Birkdale was privileged to be cho …

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General Knowledge Quiz Victory

Following our Science Quiz Team's success by reaching the National Final, the General Knowledge Team attempted to follow suit by winning their local heat for the fourth year in a row. Ho …

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