School News

May 20, 2019

Introducing Mrs Emma Mills, our next Headteacher

In our January update, we let you know that Mrs Bryan will be taking early retirement at the end of the academic year and we promised to keep you informed about the appointment of a new Headteacher for September 2019.

The...

February 12, 2019

A great accolade from the Parliament’s Education Service

Congratulations to Mr Bate and everyone involved in promoting the politics aspect of Learning for Life in the curriculum at BCHS.  Parliament’s Education Service have accredited the work school does on political e...

To develop links with Year 5 in our local primaries and help ensure a smooth transition to our school when the time comes, BCHS offers a series of after school clubs where Year 5 children get the opportunity to come to our school , meet our staff and pupils from other...

December 13, 2018

BCHS welcomes Year 5 pupils to our science labs for Whizz Bang Science Club

To develop links with Year 5 in our local primaries and help ensure a smooth transition to our school when the time comes, BCHS offers a series of after school clubs where Year 5 children get th...

December 6, 2018

We are on a high note as we are recognised as a Music Ambassador School

Yesterday was a great day for our Performing Arts department when we were awarded Music Ambassador status by Accent Music Education Hub by the Mayoress at Warrington Town Hall

This award celebrates M...

November 29, 2018

What a fantastic show, our learners make us proud!

As ever our learners are making us tremendously proud this week as they wow us with this Year's school show, Birchwood's version of Beauty and the Beast. Our Performing Arts department have taken an old Disney favourite...

November 15, 2018

An update about George in 11JJ, our BCHS Man of Steel.

George has been competing in the 3 day Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) World Championships event.

After day one George was placed third in the UK, and fortieth in the world. The days race was a 3km course with 80 obstac...

October 31, 2018

A big thank you to Magz and her staff in the canteen for providing us with a stunningly spooktacular menu for lunch today to celebrate Halloween. We had ghosts, green goo cakes and severed fingers to mention but a few of the choices. Everywhere looked fantastic and ref...

October 16, 2018

What an amazing team Team BIRCHwood really is!

A huge thank you to all our staff, learners, parents, carers and Governors for pulling together and supporting each other last week during our Ofsted inspection.

Thank you to our visiting inspectors for your wonderful commen...

October 9, 2018

Year 11 get food for thought about good and evil

As part of the ‘Good and Evil’ unit of GCSE Religious Studies, our Year 11 had the opportunity to listen to the role of a Humanist Chaplain in a Prison.

Thank you goes to Alan Brine who is chaplain at Manchester Prison, fo...

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