Year 8 student Maia, was recently awarded a Grade 5 certificate for Rock and Pop Vocals from Trinity College London.
Congratulations to everyone who has completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in the last 12 months.
Yesterday, Westholme students commemorated Remembrance Day throughout the Senior and Junior School.
Over the past few weeks, LAMDA Musical Theatre students here at Westholme have been working hard with Mrs Eames and Mrs Long.
We were delighted to hear that Jake, in Year 8, was awarded the runner-up prize for his age group in the Young Food Writer of the Year 2020 competition.
This lunchtime, representatives from all year groups gathered together to launch the 2020/21 student council.
Pupils from Year 8 entered their work into the ‘Rotary Young Writer’s Competition’.
Just before lockdown, students in Year 10 (now in Year 11) took part in this annual, national competition, organised by the Royal Society of Biology.
On Thursday and Friday this week, our students took part in a charity cake sale to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, with huge help from Thomas Franks who baked all of the wonderful treats.
Students in Year 7 have worked in conjunction with Springfield Care Home in order to help mark National Grandparent’s Day on October 4th.
Yesterday, our Year 11 students had a taste of their future with our ‘Into the Sixth Form’ introduction afternoon.
On Thursday 24th September our Year 10 GCSE EPR students took part in an online Conference organised by Sian Howell-Jones the Educational Officer from Blackburn Cathedral.
Not to be deterred by Covid or lockdown, Jonathan entered the English Schools Athletics Competition virtually over the summer holiday.
It gives us great pleasure to announce the airing of the very first broadcast from our new Sixth Form news team, WSS News (Westholme School Student News).
At the end of the Summer break Fynlay (9P) competed in the Lancashire U14 Championships held at the stunning Lancaster Golf Club.
Over the Summer Year 7 pupil Elizabeth Rimmer (7B) was selected for Tennis Nationals and competed in Nottingham over two weekends.
Congratulations to Year 9 student Will, who along with his Pony Poppy, has been selected to ride for the North of England Mounted Team Games.
Today our Year 7’s have been taking part in a Team Building Day as part of their first week introduction to the Senior School.
2020 has been a year like no other with the turmoil in education, and the awarding of GCSE and A Level grades has been fraught with uncertainties.
Year 8 have been studying the work of Ida Skivenes who creates artwork on toast.