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Prep School Carol Service

This afternoon, the students from our Prep School gathered together with parents, siblings and friends at Blackburn Cathedral for the annual Carol Service, led by The Very Reverend Peter Howell-Jones, Dean of Blackburn.

Year 6

It has been absolutely wonderful to welcome Year 6 back into the classroom. It has been a delight to watch the pupils welcome new members of the school family into their class and there has been a real sense of belonging and teamwork already show in the class.

Harvest Festival

Last Friday, there was a special assembly for children in Year’s 3 & 4 to celebrate the Harvest Festival at the Junior School.

Like a Rainbow Shining

This term, the Junior School children have learnt and recorded the song ’Like A Rainbow Shining’ which was composed by Will Todd at the start of lockdown.

Amazing Art by Year 3

Over the course of the lockdown period, Mr Sutcliffe has been working on putting together some Amazing Art tutorial videos to keep the children in his classes busy.

Mayan Masks

As part of their study of the Mayan civilisation in history this term, Year 5 have designed and made some Mayan event masks which would have been worn during special ceremonies and to ward away evil spirits.

Focus on Year 5 Home Learning

Year 5 have been busy planning, researching, creating and investigating in a range of subjects in recent weeks, and the results have been amazing!

Year 4 DT Sandwiches


As part of their work in DT, the children in Year 4 had to design and make a healthy sandwich. This has kept them all very busy. First up is George who sent in a fantastic video of him building his sandwich in his kitchen at home. We hope you like the look of their creations.

Music Success for Anvitha

Congratulations to Year 3 student, Anvitha Reddy, who has been accepted onto the prestigious Saturday Music College at the Junior Royal Northern College of Music.

ESSA Swimming Gala

Four intrepid Year 6 swimmers represented Westholme at the ESSA National Qualifiers at Everton Park in Liverpool.