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


- January 19, 2022, 10:04 am

Please see attached poster for Birchwood's Young Musician of the Year 2022.
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- January 14, 2022, 12:00 pm

Congratulations to Hans Tsui from Year 9 who was the lucky winner of last half term’s ‘Read, Review, Reward’ competition. For more information on how your child can enter this term's competition please contact Mrs Gibson
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- January 5, 2022, 10:43 am

We look forward to welcoming all students back to Birchwood on Thursday 6 January. Please ensure that you take a Lateral Flow Test today (Wednesday) and send us the result as explained in the letter sent out yesterday: Covid-19 Update 4-1-2022
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- December 21, 2021, 10:43 am

We wish you all a Happy Christmas and a safe New Year!
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- December 16, 2021, 3:05 pm

We are currently advertising for a Grounds Keeper. For more information, please see #EmploymentOpportunities
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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!

Ear guards for the NHS

John Cornwall Year 10 has shown  great initiative during lockdown. He has used his own 3D printer to manufacture Ear Guards to which medical staff can hook their face masks, thereby reducing pressure around their ears.

Dance Challenges

Miss Adams has been setting some amazing dance challenges via Show My Homework, while we have been in lockdown.

Thank you to everyone who has taken part.

Keep sending Miss Adams your pictures.

Art in lockdown

Our art students have been busy painting all though lockdown. This piece is by Emma Spencer.