“Today’s GCSE success is testament to the true Westholme spirit” says Westholme Principal, Dr Richard Robson.
On June 22 we were delighted to showcase the artistic abilities of our amazingly talented students in the annual Art & Photography Exhibition.
Written by Mr Walker, Director of Creative Arts & Technology
Attendees of both Design & Technology and Computer Science Clubs were treated to a day out at the NEC Birmingham for the TCT 3Sixty event.
This year we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style across both the Prep School and Senior School.
On Thursday evening we had the pleasure of welcoming everyone to our annual Spring Concert.
The Westholme Holistic Award programme has continued this term after it’s successful launch last year, and since the new year students at the Senior School have been busy working hard to achieve their Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
Last week, Mr McConnon, Mrs McConnon’s husband, who is a Director of Global Services at Juniper Networks, came into school on Tuesday to talk to GCSE & A level Computer Science students about Bitcoin, NFTs and the Metaverse.
Earlier on this term, the Amnesty Human Rights Group made up of members of our INSPIRED Sixth Form gave up one of their human rights for the day, to raise money for people currently suffering in Afghanistan.
Earlier on this week, Elizabeth (Year 8) heard the news that she had been selected for the U14 County Cup team.
Congratulations to Molly, our Sports Captain and INSPIRED Sixth Former for making her international Show jumping debut! Molly flew out to Portugal and competed in her first International competition. She wrote about her experience below:
At the end of our assembly to celebrate International Pi Day on Monday 14 March, certificates were handed out for the UKMT Challenges. The challenges are lively, intriguing multiple choice question papers designed to stimulate interest in mathematics. Receiving a silver or gold certificate puts students in the top 5% nationally.
Monday 14th March was International Day of Mathematics and Mathematical Pi day. The reason why this date is chosen is because it links to the first 3 digits of π.
Between March 7 – March 12 was National Careers Week, and there were several things that were made available to students throughout organised by Head of Careers Mrs Hibberd. In addition, there were also online events including the NCW Virtual Careers Fair that students could attend ‘virtually’.
On Wednesday, the food council met for the first time since Christmas to discuss new menu items on the agenda. Members were asked for feedback from their Year groups and the consensus was that the new menus had been enjoyed.