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Curious Creatures at Chester Zoo

17 May 2019

On Tuesday 14th May, the Reception children and staff went on a wonderful day out to Chester Zoo. Here, the children took part in the 'Curious Creatures' workshop! Read more about what they got up to:


Ian Boumphrey Gives Lecture to Prep

14 May 2019

'Wirral on the Home Front' was the title of the latest lecture given to the prep as a part of the Boumphrey Lecture Series. The lecture was delivered by Ian Boumphrey, the inaugural speaker of the series, and is a part of the wider 'Inspiring Talks Series.' Click here to read Head of Prep, Harry FitzHerbert's account:


Year 6 PGL Adventure

10 May 2019

Team work, independence and confidence were just some of the skills developed by the Year 6's when they went on their annual PGL trip. PGL have been running children's holidays since 1957 and they offer fantastic opportunities to get into the outdoors and have an exciting adventure! This years' trip was no exception, filled with new challenges, new friendships and lots of laughs. Lucy Parfect has written her own account of the trip which you can read below:


Media and Arts Career Conference

07 May 2019

Every year the UK's creative industries contribute £92 billion to the economy. At our ‘Media and Arts Career Conference,’ students got the chance to speak to experts and gain advice on what they can do to make it in this competitive sector.


Boumphrey Lecture Series - Chris Rice OB

03 May 2019

We were delighted to welcome Old Birkonian Chris Rice back to the school to give the latest lecture in the Boumphrey Lecture Series. Chris is the Global Strategy Director for the marketing company Zero Degrees West. He inspired the children with his exciting work including the material he and his team had put together for films such as Spider Man!


West Side Story Production

30 April 2019

The annual production is always a highlight of the school year and this year's 'West Side Story' spectacular was no exception. The cast of students from years 7-13 captivated audiences night after night with their professional dancing, acting and singing.

 


Lady Lever Art Gallery Exhibition

02 April 2019

We are delighted to have been selected to exhibit students' work in this year's 'Fresh Perspectives' exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight.  The exhibition runs from 29th March to 6th May 2019.


Birkenhead School hosts Wirral Chamber 'In Business' Event

25 March 2019

Co-operation and co-ordination between education providers and businesses was the topic of disucssion at the recent Wirral Chamber of Commerce 'In Business' event hosted at Birkenhead School.


Rotary Club Youth Speaks Competition

19 March 2019

Congratulations to our Intermediate and Senior Public Speaking Teams who took part in the District Finals of the Rotary Club UK's Youth Speaks Competition at Wrexham University on Friday 8th March.


Students take part in BBC Young Reporter

18 March 2019

A visit to the 'Match of the Day' set, writing and filming a news bulletin, and watching the lunchtime news being filmed - these were just some of the unique opportunities students recently got to experience during the BBC Young Reporter Day at Media City in Manchester.

Read Upper Sixth student, Tom Goodwin's, news report on the day.