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Nicholls Lecture Series - James Boumphrey, Old Birkonian

11 February 2019

On Friday 1st February, we welcomed Old Birkonian, James Boumphrey back to the School to talk to the Sixth Form in the Nicholls Lecture Series about his work as a Technology Consultant at Deloittes.


Nicholls Lecture Series - Mr John Vater, QC

17 January 2019

Mr John Vater, QC, Barrister and Arbitrator, gave an inspirational lecture to sixth form students about the importance resilience, courage, effort, determination, as well as hard work, as part of the weekly Nicholls Lecture Series. 


Whittam-Smith Essay Prize 2018-19

10 December 2018

This term over 80 students took part in the inaugural Whittam-Smith Essay Prize.  The competition is named after Sir Andreas Whittam-Smith, CBE, who is an Old Birkonian and currently serves as President of Birkenhead School.


Nicholls Lecture Series - Dr Adam Boddison OB

02 October 2018

On 28th September, Dr Adam Boddison, an Old Birkonian and Chief Executive for Nasen, addressed ‘The Truth About Inclusion’ to the Sixth Form. Through the use of statistics and examples from his personal experience, Dr Boddison presented the issue of inclusion and exclusion in the education system, from styles of teaching to standardised testing and its implications for those with special educational needs.


Nicholls Lecture Series - Ian Huntley OB

19 September 2018

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.


Team Birkenhead at the Wirral Half Marathon and 10k

11 September 2018

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.


Healthcare Conference Launches New Careers Initiative

30 May 2018

Birkenhead School’s first Healthcare Conference was held at the end of April, implemented to expand provision of careers advice concentrating on individual professional sectors.


Nicholls Lecture Series – OB Henry Pugh

07 March 2018

On Friday 2nd March, the Nicholls Lecture Series continued with a talk from Old Birkonian, Henry Pugh. An eye-opening open statement caught everybody’s attention before Henry went on to tell us of the struggles he has faced, and overcome in his life.


Nicholls Lecture Series – OB Chris Austin – Join the Civil Service and See the World

21 February 2018

On Friday 16th February, OB Chris Austin gave a lecture to the Sixth Form about his career as a civil servant. He spoke about his visits to many places, such as The British Virgin Islands and Afghanistan, as well as his participation in the G8 summit.


Nicholls Lecture Series – Bishop Peter Ramsden OB

13 February 2018

On Friday 9th February, the Nicholls lecture series continued with a lecture entitled 'Papua New Guinea: The Land of the Unexpected' which was given by Bishop Peter Ramsden OB.

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