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Professor Gary Sheffield

15 February 2019

We welcome recently Professor Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies at Wolverhampton University, to talk to students from Years 10, 11 and Sixth Form.  Read Jack Grundy's write up of the talk.


Nicholls Lecture Series: Physiotherapy

15 February 2019

Roisin McCafferty delivered an informative lecture on Physiotherapy as part of our Nicholls Lecture Series, that provided valuable insights into this field, whilst also providing universally vital messages.  Read Sean Carpenter, Deputy Head Student's write up of the lecture.


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.


Boumphrey Lecture: The Environment Agency

05 February 2019

We welcomed Anthony Measures from the Environment Agency to talk to Prep pupils from Years 5-6 about flooding and flood defences.  Anthony is the latest speaker to talk in our Boumprey Lecture Series in Prep.


Upper Sixth student shortlisted in the Frank Moran Young Writers Competition

29 January 2019

Upper Sixth student, Tom Goodwin has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 17th edition of the Frank Moran Young Writers Competition.  The Frank Moran Young Writers Competition is an annual writing award held by the Liverpool Athenaeum in partnership with the Liverpool Echo and Radio Merseyside and is seen as a premier writing competition for young people aged 16-19 years of age across Merseyside.


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. 


Joe Wicks - The Body Coach - visits Birkenhead School

15 January 2019

On 13th January, Birkenhead School and Linghams Booksellers in Heswall welcomed fitness coach, TV presenter and author, Joe Wicks, to the Wirral on his Veggie Lean in 15 book tour.  Joe Wicks, otherwise known as The Body Coach, spoke to a full audience, who had travelled far and wide to listen to Joe talk about his Lean in 15 approach to diet and fitness.


Christmas Tree Festival

20 December 2018

This year we have once again entered into the wonderful Christmas Tree Festival at Chester Cathedral and children in Years 3 and 4 have lovingly created the angel tree decorations during their art lessons.


Pre-Prep Christmas Nativity

19 December 2018

An audience of family and School members were treated to a superb rendition of ‘The Nativity’. From start to finish the Pre-Prep children captured our hearts with their beautiful singing, actions and faultless lines.


Christmas: Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

18 December 2018

The annual Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols is a highlight in the School's calendar and sees the Chapel Choir perform by candlelight to the congregation.