Nicholls Lecture Series - Ian Huntley OB

In the first lecture of the academic year on Friday 7th September, Ian Huntley, a former navy brigadier and Old Birkonian, discussed the differences between management and leadership, with an original outlook on the distinctions.

Summer Refurbishments

Students were delighted to return for a new academic year to greatly enhanced facilities that had taken place over the summer months.

Team Birkenhead at the Wirral Half Marathon and 10k

The community of Birkenhead School came together this Sunday to form Team Birkenhead to run the BTR Wirral Half Marathon and 10k. Comprising of staff, students, parents and Old Birkonians, and showcasing their special red t-shirts, many had chosen to run in memory of Prep pupil Krishan, who was sadly lost in 2017.

GCSE Level Results 2018

Staff and students at Birkenhead School are once again celebrating excellent GCSE results.  In a year that marks the almost complete move to the 9-1 grading system, the results reaffirm the school’s leading position within the region and its role in adding value to all students, supporting them to achieve the highest grades. 


Star Activities - Teach Rex

On 21st August, children attending ‘Dinosaur Week’ at Star Activities here at Birkenhead School, had a fantastic surprise when they welcomed Joe and Sam from Teach Rex and their very special friend, Jam, the T-Rex.

A Level Results 2018

Birkenhead School is celebrating after the A-Level results confirm them as one of the leading schools within the North West. Over 77% of grades were awarded A*-B, with over a quarter of students achieving A* or A grades in all their subjects. Almost half of all grades awarded were A or above.

Nature Club Receives Award

Our Nature Club has been working hard over the past academic year on their beautiful garden and wildlife areas in the School and their hard work has paid off, as they've been awarded the RHS School Garden Level 1 award from the Royal Horticultural Society.


Civic Awards Ceremony

This past academic year, 36 children from Little School decided to set themselves a new challenge and embark upon a journey to achieve the first level of the Wirral Civic Award.

Rounders Festival

On Friday 22nd July, Birkenhead School welcomed Irby Primary School, Thornton Hough Primary School and West Kirby Primary School to enjoy an afternoon of Rounders.

Digital Leaders in Prep

Our Digital Leaders have been doing a fantastic job in assisting with all things ICT across the whole of Prep.