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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. 


Nicholls Lecture Series - Jonathan Cunningham, MBE

15 March 2019

Jonathan Cunningham, MBE, delivered his lecture to the Sixth entitled 'Infantry Warfighting to Care for the Dying - An Unorthodox View On Dying & Living Your Life to Your Very Last Breath' on Friday 8th March.  Read Lower Sixth student, Reeve Taylor's write up of the lecture.


Nicholls Lecture Series - John Egan, Cabot Corporation

13 March 2019

The Sixth Form welcomed John Egan, Speciality Carbons Operations and Product Line Director from the Cabot Corporation in to speak to them on 'Engineering = Ingenuity'.  Read Upper Sixth student, Ethan Carley's write up of the lecture.  


Alex T Smith, Illustrator and Author, Inspires Our Younger Pupils

11 March 2019

Alex T Smith, award-winning children's illustrator and author, visited the Prep to talk to children in Years 2 to 4 as part of the School's wider World Book Day activities.


Nicholls Lecture Series - Bernie Broad, Former Grenadier Guardsman and Captain of the GB Invictus Games Team.

11 March 2019

The Sixth Form welcomed Bernie Broad, former Grenadier Guardsman and Captain of the Great British Invictus Games Team to talk to them as part of the Nicholls Lecture Series.  Read Upper Sixth student, Toby Brown's write up of the lecture.


Launch of Birkenhead Futures Programme in Sixth Form

26 February 2019

This month, we have launched Birkenhead Futures as part of the School's ongoing commitment to offering the very best bespoke advice and guidance for our Sixth Form students.


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.