At Westholme School we have a number of students who ride horses, both competitively and just for fun.
Written by Mr Oracz – Head of Sixth Form and Classics
Article written by Mrs Corrigan – Head of English.
At the beginning of December last year, the English Department launched the Westholme Book Boom to get pupils excited and engaged in reading for fun, not just in the classroom.
Congratulations to former pupil Charlotte Cootes, who recently achieved her Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
In November last year, Westholme took part in the UK Youth Parliament’s ‘Make Your Mark’ national campaign.
All of our students enjoyed a last day of activities, games and competitions before finishing for their Christmas holidays.
LAMDA students at the Senior School performed a rendition of ‘Into the Unknown’, originally recorded by Idina Menzel for the hit Disney film Frozen.
Although we would normally gather together with parents, siblings and friends at Blackburn Cathedral for the annual Carol Service, this year we have had to do things a little differently.
Unfortunately due to Covid, the Infant School have not been able to perform their annual Nativity play as usual this year.
We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen to the Junior School this morning.
Westholme’s Catering Manager – James Pate, has started a new initiative that will give students more control over the menu.
This year the English Department is launching the Westholme Book Boom to get pupils excited and engaged in reading for fun, not just in the classroom.
Congratulations to everyone who has completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in the last 12 months.
During lockdown over the Summer, some of our Year 12 (now Y13) biologists took part in the Intermediate Biology Olympiad.
Dr Richard Robson is the incoming Principal at Westholme School. We interviewed Dr Robson prior to his arrival in January 2021.
The School cross country races took place last week at Wilmar Lodge and there were some fantastic efforts and impressive times from everyone involved.
Article written by Miss Incerti
Year 13 biologists recently spent two enjoyable days at the Blencathra Field Studies Centre, in the Lake District, working on the Ecology topics for their A Level.
Yesterday, Westholme students commemorated Remembrance Day throughout the Senior and Junior School.
Katherine Gostick – Alumna 1985.
We are delighted to hear that former Westholme student, Katherine Gostick, née Croasdale, has recently published two books: ‘Finding a Place to Park my Melon: Memoir of a Trailing Spouse’ and ‘The Spy who Saved Christmas’.