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ESSA Swimming Gala

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

Year 5 African Drumming

The boys and girls in Year 5 enjoyed a fabulous interactive African drumming workshop with specialist, Mr Ian Bamford today.

Year 5 trip to Tatton Old Hall

On Wednesday 11 March, Year 5 enjoyed travelling back to the Tudor times to discover what life would have been like at Tatton Old Hall in the 1500s.

Konnie Huq Author Visit

This afternoon we welcomed children’s’ author Konnie Huq to Beardwood Bank to talk to the Junior School children about her first book, ‘Cookie’.

Year 3 Trip – Meet the Mummy

Year 3 had a great day on Thursday when they went to Liverpool World Museum to ‘Meet the Mummy!’ This trip was a great end to a fantastic topic on the Ancient Egyptians.

Junior Netball

Saturday was an exciting day for the junior school…it was our first Saturday fixture for the netball teams and the first netball game for our many of our year 4s.

History in Year 2

The children in Year 2 have been enjoying exploring the contents of their latest Lancashire Museum Loan Box.

AJIS Boys’ Hockey

On Monday we had an historic first for Westholme. Our first ever Boys Hockey team, of any age, took to the field. We travelled to Manchester Grammar School to participate in the AJIS Boys Hockey tournament. There were 12 schools taking part altogether.

AJIS Sports Hall

It was certainly the day for an indoor event, with extremely inclement conditions outside.

U11 Rugby Report

Perhaps the greatest day for Westholme junior rugby for many a year?! The players today were super and deserve real credit.

Junior Interhouse Sportshall

A great day of Junior sport! One in which every single pupil had an equal chance to compete and be a true Westholme hero for their house.


Brilliant, brain-boggling and the best day!” Just some of the words used to describe the Year 5 trip to Jodrell Bank on Wednesday 15th January.

Three Westholme junior school pupils play their violins at the junior school carol service in Blackburn Cathedral

Junior School Carol Service

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