On the 16th January 2019 Westholme School’s cross country team took on the Giggleswick Cross Country course.
Our Year 5 students spent a fun-packed, stimulating and educational day at Jodrell Bank yesterday which was the perfect introduction to their new science topic on space.
All students at the Junior School took part in the annual House Indoor Sportshall Competition earlier today.
Our Junior Sports teams had their Christmas party on Monday.
Pupils from Nursery, Pre School and Junior School celebrated Christmas with their individual Christmas parties today which were held at Billinge House and Beardwood Bank.
The pupils from Junior School gathered together at St Silas’ Blackburn this afternoon to perform a festive concert for Age UK and the Mayoress and Deputy Mayoress of Blackburn.
At the Junior School Carol Service this afternoon the heavenly voices of the choir filled the Cathedral and the musicians played triumphant hymns which heralded the start of Christmas.
The annual AJIS Swimming Gala was held yesterday at Darwen Leisure Centre.
Year 4 have enjoyed a fantastic trip to the Grosvenor museum in Chester learning about all things Roman.
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.
The Westholme U13 and U11 cross country teams took part in a cross country event at Stonyhurst College yesterday.
All students and staff at Westholme have been helping to raise lots of money for Children in Need by taking part in numerous activities across our 3 sites.
Students at all school sites held various themed events this week to raise awareness and support of Anti Bullying week. The theme this year is ‘Choose Respect’, which is set by the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
42 Junior School boys and girls and 5 members of staff spent a wonderful weekend in Northern France at the beginning of the half term holiday. On arrival at Le Pré Catalan, Hardelot on Friday evening, the children were whisked off to find their rooms and settle in before dinner. They then enjoyed playing games on Hardelot beach before bedtime.
Children at the Junior School competed in their House Cross Country event this week.
Year 1 pupils walked to the BMI Beardwood Hospital to enjoy a morning of interactive learning today when they visited Beardwood Hospital as part of their topic on Ourselves and Our Bodies.
A very excited group of girls travelled to Stonyhurst last night, determined to perform well and they didn’t disappoint, playing their hearts out.
Yesterday, the children of Year 6 spent the day at Quarry Bank Mill in Styal, Cheshire.
Children in Years 2-6 enjoyed a visit from author, Ben Lyttleton this morning, in conjunction with our friends at Silverwood Events. Ben came to our Junior School to talk about his series of books, Football School.
A magnificent afternoon for Cross Country saw a nervous, yet confident Westholme team stride onto the Rossall course. A team briefing from Mrs Ingham and a robust warm up from Mr Haworth gave us the perfect preparation.