WELCOME TO BIRLEY HIGH SCHOOL.
BIRLEY HIGH SCHOOL, CHICHESTER ROAD, HULME, MANCHESTER, M15 5FU
(Opened 1967 - Closed 1999)
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THE 2017 - 50TH ANNIVERSRAY - REUNION
IS ON SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER FROM 7PM TO MIDNIGHT
ENTRY IS STRICTLY BY TICKET ONLY AND MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE FROM EVENTBRIGHT
Go to - eventbright.com - and search for Birley@50
Ticktets are £18.65 per person, this includes entry, food, enetrtainment and all booking fees.
Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University : Birley Campus, Hulme, Manchester M15 6GX
*** It has been suggested that we remmber those from Birley no longer with us (and those who are poorly) - we will make sure this happens during the evneing - respectfully and I hope with grace. If you have any names to remmeber - please private message Pete Bradshaw on the Birley FACEBOOK page - many thanks***
Every effort is made on this site to provide accurate details and to recall issues and people as best as possible. Information is contained on the main pages and in the inset pages (tabs) on the right.
Birley High School was demolished in 1999 and with it went many records, memorabilia and artefacts.
I should offer thanks to Chris and Alf Edwards who rescued some old school trophies and made sure I got them. I have cleaned them and hold them in Trust. There are pics further on this site. I am hoping they can be placed in Manchester Metroploitan Univeristy's (MMU) Birley Fields Campus.
The site is provided to cover the history of Birley High School in celebration of the many students who achieved a great deal in their personal and professional lives and of the staff who dedicated themselves to a project that was challenging and exciting and which lives on in the memories and tales we tell of Manchester. Birley High School was a true Manchester school at the heart of the city and its early 1960's regeneration progamme. I can only tell of that time from 67-76, but what a time it was. A time and place of which I am ever proud and grateful for its experience.
There is information about the Birley that I recall, the reunions and some profiles of people too. Finally, thanks to Mrs N Moore and to Peter Jackson for loaning some of the pics and the Hobson's Choice programme used on this site.
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If you would like to add or suggest amendments, please get in touch - Pete.
THIS SITE IS OWNED BY PETE BRADSHAW, IF INFORMATION OR IMAGES ARE USED, PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE
ON THE IMAGE/PICTURE PAGES - SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM WHERE YOU WILL SEE THERE ARE NUMBERED ADDITINAL PAGES - EACH WITH MORE BIRLY PICS.
Always need more photos if you can send - jpeg please.
There is also an active FACEBOOK page - facebook.com - search birley high school (Manchester's greatest school).
Below: Ernest McDonnell (OBE) Headmaster, 1967-1973
Manchester Evening News, April 1967