A culture of ambition and high expections for all students regardless of their starting point.
A positive atmosphere within which to flourish. Extra curricular opportunities to foster confidence & personal development.
Comments from some of our students, parents, alumni and community.
"This school is the place to be - it caters for all.”Sam Lawrenson, Headboy
“Birkdale fosters creativity.”Edward Hammond, student
"There is a fantastic range of extra- curricular activities to further our knowledge and skills."William Brown, student
"It was easy settling into the school. The teachers are kind and help with anything we need – except the answers to tests!"Jamie Johnson, student
"Teachers know their students well and plan lessons that enthuse and capture boys’ attention and interest."OfSTED, November 2013
"Boys express high confidence in the school, it's provision and in the improved quality of teaching and learning they experience. Boys have a renewed ambition and progress rates to sixth form colleges are excellent."OfSTED, November 2013
"Pupils have embraced a school culture which encourages them to accept greater responsibilities. Boys’ behaviour around the school is very good; they are polite and cooperative with each other and adults."OfSTED, November 2013