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


- December 3, 2021, 4:20 pm

We are currently advertising for an Assistant SENCO. For further information, please see #EmploymentOpportunities
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- December 2, 2021, 10:55 am

Christmas Tree from Folies Folies (formerly Squires) of Stansted located at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers, CM24 8GE are running their Christmas Tree scheme again this year. If you mention Birchwood when buying a tree, they will kindly donate £5 to the PSFA.
h J R

- December 2, 2021, 7:51 am

We are currently advertising for a Learning Support Assistant - interviews in January for a start soon after. Please see: #EmploymentOpportunities
h J R

- November 25, 2021, 2:23 pm

Is your child feeling cold? Have they lost their coat? Reception have a large pile of unclaimed coats waiting for collection.
h J R

- November 25, 2021, 11:55 am

It's time to order your child's Christmas Lunch! Year 7 only – 15 December Year 8, 9, 10, 11 and Sixth Form – 16 December Please order on ParentPay before Monday 6 December. Only £4.00!
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Birchwood News

Latest News

Hadham wins House Cup for 2019-2020

We celebrated Hadham (Red) winning the House cup with our annual Balloon Pop.

Last year we raised £5,643.03 for the following charities:
International charity – Sparkle Malawi
National – The Firefighters Charity
Local - Essex and Herts Air Ambulance
We have decided to raise funds for the same charities again this year, as our fund raising efforts were cut short due to lockdown.

Birchwood at Dusk

Virtual Open Evening 2020

We welcome you to view our virtual Open Evening which goes live on Thursday 1 October at 4:00pm and will remain live until the deadline for school applications on Saturday 31 October.

The link will be added to the home page of the website and the main menu (under "Home") once the virtual Open Evening goes live.

MFL Bitmoji Classroom

Our MFL Bitmoji Classroom!

Welcome to our Year 6 Transition virtual classroom! Click on our faces, posters, items in the bookshelf etc & discover the world of MFL at Birchwood High School.

Click here to explore the MFL Bitmoji Classroom!

Art Exhibition

What you need to do:
1. Photograph your work in good lighting
2. Title your work
3. Send the photograph of your work with:
The Title,
Artist name,
Media/technique used to create it.
Remember any creative media can be
exhibited i.e. textiles, printing, photography, painting,
drawing or sculpture.

Send it to:

Closing date for entries is Monday 6 July 2020
Condition of entry you must be happy for your
name to be displayed on the school website.
If you are a student under the age of 18.
We also need your parental consent.

VE Celebrations

Students and Staff celebrated the 75th Anniversary of VE day at home. Students made bunting, cakes and ginger beer. Matthew in Year 8 learnt to play the "Last Post" which he performed at his home at 3.00pm for all his neighbours.

Scrubs for the NHS

In between teaching Mrs Jacobson and Mrs Feather Levey have been making scrubs for the local NHS frontline staff. They have made over 20 so far!