Twenty-seven Year 5 and 6 pupils embarked on a half-term adventure to explore the culture, history and culinary delights of France – the first French trip to take place in nearly four years.
Last Friday we celebrated Children in Need across the whole school in support of the charity with a Dress Down Friday! Members of the INSPIRED Sixth Form charity team led an assembly in the morning for children of the Prep, raising awareness of Children in Need and the goals of the organisation.
This year we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style across both the Prep School and Senior School.
This afternoon, pupils from both our Prep School and Senior School were treated to a piano masterclass from world renowned professional pianist Martin Roscoe.
Mrs Barnett, Headteacher at Westholme Prep School, writes about the second ever Prep School Showcase. You can find out more below:
The annual Primary Blackburn and Darwen gala took place this month after a 2 year absence and for Westholme, nine swimmers from Year 5 and 6 pupils took part in the event at Darwen Leisure Centre.
On Saturday 12 March, we hosted our Musical Maestros experience day at the Senior School for pupils in Years 4, 5 and 6. And what a day it was!
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.