Westholme are now actively planning for the future after being given approval to create an exciting new primary school within the extensive grounds of the current Senior School campus.
Year 7 students set themselves a challenge to swim the distance of the English Channel in our very own swimming pool here at Senior School, to raise money for Sport Relief 2020. This is what happened…
Yesterday, A Level Drama students in both Years 12 and 13 went to London to visit the National Theatre Archives to watch recordings of their set texts: Hedda Gabler (Henrik Ibsen) and Our Country’s Good (Timberlake Wertenbaker).
The Infant, Junior and Senior eco-committees met all together for the first time this week.
Year 7 enjoyed a fun filled day at Catalyst, a Chemistry museum in Widnes, on Friday with the Chemistry department.
On Tuesday, all students in Year 9 and students who take GCSE and A Level Drama watched ‘Hard to Swallow’ by Mark Wheeller, the GCSE set text.
The gods of running were certainly smiling on us as the weather broke, the rain stopped, the sun weakly bathed us in its radiance- nigh on perfect running conditions for our juniors at Witton Park.
Students enjoyed many fun activities to mark World Book Day today.
The Year 11 team played in the round robin competition of the Blackburn with Darwen U16 Netball Tournament, on Monday 2nd March at Witton Park School.
Following on from an outstanding result in the Intermediate UMKT Mathematics Challenge, for Year 9, 10 and 11 pupils, Harry Smith of Year 10 has qualified to take part in the prestigious Hamilton Olympiad. He will also receive a Gold Award and a certificate for Best in School, for his achievement so far.
On Thursday the Year 7 football team travelled to Manchester to see United take on Club Brugge in the Europa League.
The Annual House Swimming Gala took place this week with the girls kicking off yesterday and the boys taking to the pool today.
Year 7 students have been working very hard to produce some incredible 3D pieces of work as part of their History projects.
Art club on Thursday evening was even busier than usual this week as Year 9 Art students were invited to attend workshop sessions as a reward for all their efforts in class.
Thursday saw the annual Stonyhusrt U9-U14 mixed gala against Stonyhurst Saint Mary’s Hall.
The Year 8 Latin students have worked hard to design, build and decorate a Roman villa, based upon what they have been studying in lessons.
Year 9 students took part in the National Enterprise Challenge on Tuesday 28th January.
On 19th January, team ‘Give it Some Welly Westholme’ competed in their second British Dressage Quest competition.
Chinese New Year has been celebrated in style at Westholme this week.