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Tony Hall, Baron Hall of Birkenhead, has recently been appointed as Director General of the BBC. Tony was at School between 1965 and 1969. After School he went up to Oxford University to study... [more...]
The Journey to Christmas
Graham Ellis recently retired as Director of Music at Birkenhead School and Old Birkonians may wish to ensure his special Chrstmas Concert at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool... [more...]
The annual School v OB hockey match took place at McAllester Field on the morning of 8th September 2012. The School installed a new all-weather pitch in May and this was the first game that the... [more...]
The annual School v OBS rugby match was held on the afternoon of 8th September at Noctorum. Unusually for this wet summer it was a fine and sunny afternoon. The OBS side looked resplendent in their... [more...]
On Saturday 8th September 2012 the OBS Chairman, Mark Feeny, welcomed members to the Society AGM in the recently refurbished Bushell Hall. The Chairman reported on Society activities over the year.... [more...]
The following email was sent recently to OBs advising of the closure of the OBS Web Alumnus service.
Dear Old Birkonian,
We are writing to you as you are a registered member of the Web Alumnus... [more...]
Dr NORMAN EARL MAWBY celebrated his 100th birthday on 1st April 2012
Norman was born on 1st April 1912 at the home of his parents on Storeton Road, Prenton.
He started school at Winchester House... [more...]
John Griffith, who taught Biology at School for over 25 years, died recently after a short illness.
A Liverpool University graduate, John was appointed Head of Biology in January 1969. He ran a very... [more...]
Dave McGovern died on Friday 27th April 2012 after a short illness.
Dave originally worked in the brewing industry, latterly with Whitbread.
In 1984 he and his wife, Dot, bought Kendrick's Newsagents... [more...]
Desmond (Des) lived most of his childhood years in Rock Park, Rock Ferry. He was a pupil at Birkenhead School from 1929 to 1935.
On leaving school, Des worked for a while with Martins Bank.
He was... [more...]