The Westholme U13 and U11 cross country teams took part in a cross country event at Stonyhurst College yesterday.
All students and staff at Westholme have been helping to raise lots of money for Children in Need by taking part in numerous activities across our 3 sites.
Students at all school sites held various themed events this week to raise awareness and support of Anti Bullying week. The theme this year is ‘Choose Respect’, which is set by the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
The U14 Girls badminton team won the first round of the Centre Parcs Badminton Tournament on Monday evening.
Today our Year 10 students along with 5000 other students around the UK took part in Digital Day, an annual event from BIMA, the UK’s digital trade body.
Congratulations to Year 10 student, Caitlin Slater, who has achieved great success at Scottish Open Rhythmic Gymnastic Championships in Aberdeen.
During the early hours of the first Sunday of the October Half Term, 17 very excited Year 10 and 11 Mandarin students accompanied by Mrs Jolly and Miss Incerti headed off to China where they spent 8 amazing days in Beijing and Shanghai.
This morning in our Year assembly, we have presented students with an exciting challenge, launching our ‘Westholme goes homeless 24.11.18’ initiative to Year 8 students.
Year 11 students were given a taste of Sixth form today.
Our Year 8 football squad travelled to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday to watch Manchester City play in the Champions League against Shakhtar Donetsk.
The boys enjoyed a fantastic game which was won by the home team 6-0.
Hopefully the boys will have learned a great deal from watching some of the world’s greatest footballers in action.
Our four Year 9 students (Mia Smart, Nathaniel Charnock, Edward Lee and Harriet Massey) have had a fun, creative and inspiring visit to Rock FM radio station today organised by Clive Grunshaw (Lancashire Police and Crime Commisioner) to write and produce their own podcasts in real life recording studios!
Year 10 student, Harry Deegan, has been working on producing a special website and book dedicated to the 23 Samlesbury Soldiers.
In a lottery-funded project and in conjunction with Samlesbury War Memorial, Harry has inputted the details about each soldier to commemorate the anniversary of the end of WWI. Well done to Harry for his hard work.
Our 1st XI travelled to Rydal Penrhos to compete in a friendly hockey fixture.
14 of our Year 11 students ventured out to the White Peak in Derbyshire on the 29th and 30th September to complete their Bronze Final DofE Expedition.
After a successful season last year representing England Golf at U16 level, Year 9 student, Boh Greenwood has again been selected to represent England this time at U18 level.
Representatives from BAE Systems, the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Navy visited Westholme on Friday morning to talk about careers in Science, Computing and Engineering.
3 Year 9 and 4 Year 10 students continued the good work they started last year by working with other schools to continue the positive work of the Peace Charter.
Our aim is to encourage a reading for pleasure culture at Westholme School which will last a lifetime!
On Sunday 23rd September, a team of 14 Westholme runners from all year groups took part in the English Schools’ Fell Running Championships, hosted by Giggleswick School, Settle.
Congratulations to Year 10 student, Tilly Daley, who has finished in second place in a design competition run by the Transport Training Academy.