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.
We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen to the Junior School this morning.
Last Friday, there was a special assembly for children in Year’s 3 & 4 to celebrate the Harvest Festival at the Junior School.
Last Friday, our pupils at the Junior School celebrated the fact that it was the European Day of Languages.
Today, the Infants and Juniors took part in various activities during their lunch break at Beardwood Bank.
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.
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.
This summer we have said a fond farewell to the iconic building that is Billinge House. We have been preparing to leave for the past few months as part of our new redevelopment programme, and we have enjoyed looking back on its history.
Our pupils enjoy every opportunity to be creative and certainly throw themselves into a challenge.
Year 3 were challenged to design, build and review a game to entertain two people during lockdown.
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.
As part of their literacy work, the children in Year 3 have put together a 3 minute talk about a chosen topic.
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.
Four intrepid Year 6 swimmers represented Westholme at the ESSA National Qualifiers at Everton Park in Liverpool.
Thursday was an exciting day for year 3, it was their first netball fixture!
A howling gale greeted us at Highfield for the first Year 3 football match. However, nothing could extinguish or dampen the boys excitement!