Find out what events, awards and changes are taking place at the school.


- February 15, 2019, 3:13 pm

We wish you all a restful half term. Students are due back on Tuesday 26 February, 8.50am. It will be week 2.
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- February 15, 2019, 2:15 pm

A huge thank you to everyone who attended the PSFA's first ever wine tasting evening. It was a great success! We l…
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- February 14, 2019, 3:28 pm

Apprenticeship Event is today,Thursday 14 February until 5.00pm in the Hall. Please come along.
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- February 14, 2019, 10:20 am

The lovely Mrs Devoti, from the cafe, is making some yummy Valentine themed cupcakes for today.
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- February 13, 2019, 1:22 pm

Year 12 Business students are taking part in the Apprentice Challenge on Thursday 14 February. All teams are sellin…
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Love is in the air!

The lovely Mrs Devoti, from the cafe, is making some yummy Valentine themed cupcakes for today.

February is LGBT History month

February is LGBT History month – an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. In light of which, Birchwood will be running various events to celebrate the occasion. We have started the month by showing the film The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly. The film is about the work of the legendary Alan Turing and his team as they work to break Enigma – a Nazi code believed to be unbreakable.

Added to this, Fusion – Birchwood’s Equalities group – will be running a cake sale. There will be whole school assemblies throughout the week commencing Monday 11 February, focusing on significant events and figures in the gay rights movement. Finally, Wednesday 27 February will see a celebration in the main hall with various activities for students to get involved in.

Students of the month

Students of the Month for January 2019

These children have won Student of the month for January. Every month each faculty nominates one student from the whole school community for their subject. To receive a nomination the students must have excelled in one of the categories of Birchwood’s ABC ethos. These are listed below:

· I have excellent attendance, punctuality, equipment & uniform
· I work to the best of my ability
· I play a full part in the life of the school

· I look after my school community
· I follow instructions promptly
· I treat others as I would like to be treated myself

· I am determined to make a success of my time at Birchwood
· I understand that learning from failures leads to success
· I make the right choices, even when this isn’t easy

Apprenticeship Event

Apprenticeship Event

Apprenticeship Event (for Year 11 and Year 13), Thursday 14 February. Please see attached poster for further details. If you have any queries on this event please contact Mrs Crimes via email:

Maths Back to School

Maths Back to School Evening

Are you confused by your child’s Maths Homework?
If so, why not come along to .....
Birchwood’s ‘Maths Back to School Evening’

Please see attached poster for details.

Imitation Game

Fusion are showing The Imitation Game to celebrate LGBT History month

Tickets are now available for The Imitation Game.
The film is being shown as part of LGBT history month celebrations.
All proceeds will be donated to Stonewall and Birchwood's Fusion group.
Please see attached poster for further details.