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.
On Saturday the Westholme Association Spring Fair was held at the Senior School, and there was a fantastic turn out again this year.
Celebrating Comic Relief Day 2019!
Congratulations to former student, and current teacher, Emma Thompson, who collected her Gold D of E award yesterday.
Yesterday we had the honour of welcoming Mike Haines from Global Acts of Unity to Westholme to give a moving and thought-provoking talk to Year 9 and 10 students, in the Croston Theatre.
The annual Westholme Association Family Quiz and Bingo Night was hosted at Blackburn Rugby Club once more.
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.
On Friday evening our Westholme community gathered to respectfully remember all these events and pay tribute to those who gave their lives in service of their countries.
It was a great week at Swim Camp where lots of fun was had by all.
We are delighted to have been announced as the sponsors for the Lostock Hall U13 Whites Football Team.
Congratulations to former student, Sophie Lamb, who yesterday confirmed she has now turned professional in Golf.
A magnificent afternoon of Cross Country at the picturesque Sedbergh Prep School in Cumbria.
Today the students and staff across the School took part in a charity cake sale to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, with the help of Thomas Franks who supplied all of the delicious treats.
Once again, the students and staff at across all sites celebrated the European Day of Languages with a wide range of exciting activities and entertainment.
On Tuesday Mrs Barnett was thrilled to go to the Blackburn College FE Star Awards where our very own Miss Cowgill won the EYFS Apprentice of the Year award.
We are proud to announce that our Principal Lynne Horner has been elected as Chair of the Society of Heads for the year 2018 – 2019.
At Westholme School, it is believed that a healthy mind and body are vital to success at school and developing a commitment to a healthier lifestyle will be of lifelong benefit to the pupils.
This summer we introduced Hockey Camp 2018, where boys and girls from Years 6 -10 took part in coaching drills and games tailored to every player’s needs.
Following on from the success of previous Swim Camps, this summer we decided to host two weeks of energetic sporting activities at the summer Swim Camp 2018.
Winning the quality mark for Nursery and Infant School