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Sports Tours

Annual sports tours take the name of Birkenhead school to distant shores including Namibia, South Africa, Barbados, Antigua, Canada and South America. Other sports trips have included skiing to destinations such as Canada.


Sports Tour to Namibia & South Africa 2019



In July 2019, a group of students and staff enjoyed a trip of a lifetime to Namibia and South Africa as part of this year's Sports Tour. Read more about some of the many highlights from Mr Rule who helped organise this year's tour. Click for News Story


Hockey and Netball in South Africa 2018


Boys and Girls from the hockey and netball teams are set to visit South Africa to play matches in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town, as well as to sightsee and to take donations to two important South African charities, Guild Cottage and Door of Hope Children’s Mission.
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Cricket in Barbados 2017


Cricketers at Birkenhead School enjoyed a spectacular summer on their tour to Barbados. The group had the opportunity of a lifetime as they spent two weeks in Barbados, playing matches as part of the Sir Garry Sobers Cricket Tournament.  Click for News Story

Rugby in Namibia and South Africa 2016 


The First and Second rugby teams flew to Johannesburg for two weeks of rugby matches, sightseeing and exploration.  Click for News Story

Skiing in Canada 2017


Forty students from Seniors jetted off to Canada for a week of skiing and activities in the beautiful Marmot Basin region of Jasper, Alberta.  Click for News Story

Annual Sports Personality Dinner

The School hosts an annual ‘Sports Personality Dinner’ to raise funds for the sports tours, as well as for local charities in the touring destinations. Local businesses support the event and every year there is a guest speaker to host the event. 

Past speakers have included former World Snooker Champion, John Parrott, MBE and former England Cricket Captain, David Gower, OBE.


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David Gower with members of the School Cricket Team in 2017.