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We Will Remember Them

This weekend and today, students and staff came together to pay solemn tribute to those who have fought or fallen in World War II and other conflicts, both past and present. 

An Evening with Marcus Wareing

Last night, in conjunction with Silverwood Events, we welcomed celebrity chef Marcus Wareing to Westholme School to talk about his latest cook book, ‘Marcus Everyday’.

Challenge Cup Memorial Gala

The annual Magowan Memorial Gala is always a highlight in our calendar. It is an event where we honour the memory of William Magowan and celebrate one of his great passions, swimming. This year was made even more poignant by the fact that it is the 10th anniversary of William’s death.

James Anderson Author Visit

We were delighted to welcome Cricket Legend James Anderson and his friend and co-writer Felix White (former songwriter and guitarist from Indie rock band ‘The Maccabees) last night.

Clare Balding visits Westholme!

This afternoon, we were delighted to welcome Clare Balding back to school to talk about her new children’s book, The Racehorse who Learned to Dance.

Muddy Race for Life

Nine of our Junior School staff members braved the elements and showed true grit, determination and resilience to overcome some challenging and extremely muddy obstacles, on Saturday, as they competed in the Muddy 5K at Preston’s Moor Park, in aid of Cancer Research UK.

MBE Award

We were delighted to hear that our former Chair of Governors, Mr Ian Woolley, received his MBE award last month from Prince Charles. 

A Concert to Remember

Saturday night saw The Croston Theatre play host to a special Gala Concert, where we said a fond farewell and offered sincere thanks to our Music Maestro, Mr Millest.

Gold Quality Mark for History

Westholme’s History department received some fantastic news yesterday when they were informed they had been awarded the Gold Historical Association Quality Mark. The Quality Mark (QM) is an award that recognises the excellence of history provision in a school. The QM assesses and values the history provision of the teacher, their department and the school and what is being offered to young people.

Gold D of E Award

Congratulations to former student, and current teacher, Emma Thompson, who collected her Gold D of E award yesterday.