Sunday saw the first competition for the school dressage team. Despite the snow and a few last minute edits to the team, we had four students compete.
On Thursday Year 3 and 4 and the Senior Choir had the fantastic opportunity to sing at Stanley House at the Lancashire Christmas Business Network Lunch.
Westholme Dressage Team
Over the last two Friday evenings the ever popular 6-a-side Primary Schools’ Football Tournament took place under our floodlights on the all-weather pitch.
Students at Senior School have been busy filling shoe boxes for the International Aid Trust’s Shoe box Appeal.
All students and staff at Westholme have been helping to raise lots of money for Children in Need today by taking part in numerous activities across our 3 sites.
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.
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’.
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.
We are delighted to announce we are the back-of-shirt sponsors for Rovers Ladies.
It has been announced today that Old Westholmian, Seema Kennedy MP is to receive an OBE in Theresa May’s resignation honours list.
We are celebrating after achieving another year of excellent GCSE results. Over 42% of grades were at the top level of 9-7 (A* – A) and more than 8% at the aspirational grade 9. In 13 subjects, our students secured 100% pass rate achieving grade 4 (C) or above.
We are delighted to have received a 100% pass rate in 20 subjects, representing the hard work of students.
The Westholme Association Golf Day is always a popular fixture in the fundraising year.
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.
Today is an important day for children at Westholme and our brand new Year 7 students.
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.
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.
We were delighted to hear that our former Chair of Governors, Mr Ian Woolley, received his MBE award last month from Prince Charles.
Last week saw some of our students represent Westholme in an official capacity.