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Birkdale School, South Yorkshire

Oakholme Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3DH
Tel: +44 114 266 8409  Fax: +44 114 267 1947
Founded 1904
Head Master: Paul Owen, MA PhD (Cantab)
Admissions: Mrs C M Brown
Bursar: D H Taylor, BSc

School attributes
Age range:4 - 18
Day pupils: 750 boys and 50 girls
Annual day fees: £7,716 - £11,052
Fee notes: Special schools' maximum fees may be much higher than the minimum because of the needs of the individual child, Please apply to this special school for details of fees
TOTAL PUPILS: 750 boys and 50 girls, including 140 boys and 40 girls in the 6th form
Staff numbers: 67 full time and 32 part time
Method of entry: Common Entrance, Entry test or exam
Accreditations and affiliations: HMC, IAPS, AGBIS
Religious affiliation: Christian, Christian evangelical
Scholarships and bursaries: Clergy/Ministers, Academic, CDT, Siblings, Music, Financial need, Senior school entry, Other scholarships, 6th Form, Science

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School facilities

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Academic Languages Sport Activities Music Miscellaneous
  • Business studies
  • Classics
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Government/Politics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Martial arts
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Adventure training
  • Canoeing
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Horse riding and management
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Sailing
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Particular diets
  • School bus service

Curriculum and exams

Exam boards: Edexcel Foundation, AQA, OCR
  • % pass rate at grades A* to C (exams at age 16): 100%
  • % pass rate (exams at age 18): 99%
  • 25 courses are offered for age 18 exams
  • 100% of pupils went on to Higher Education or took a Gap Year

Special needs

This school provides for individual pupils with these needs:

  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

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School reference: R41134

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