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Mountain Bike Fun!

Last Saturday eight intrepid Westholme students ranging from Years 9 to 11 headed to Gisburn Forest in the Trough of Bowland to try their hand at mountain biking.

Maths Feast

We are very proud of four of our Year 10 pupils who travelled to Burnley College on Thursday to take part in the AMSP Maths Feast Competition.   

Great Gymnast!

Year 10 student, Caitlin Slater is one of the youngest Senior Rhythmic Gymnasts in the country.

Roman Villa Competition

As part of their Latin course, Year 8 students have been creating Roman villas, representing the houses on ancient Rome as accurately as possible.

Terrific Tapas

Last night, 35 GCSE Spanish students went to La Tasca Spanish restaurant for an evening of tapas tasting.

BAE Rotary Technology Tournament

Three teams of Westholme students entered our local school’s group competition on Friday 15th March, for the annual BAE Rotary Technology Tournament held at The Hollins Technology College, Accrington.

Running in the Family

In cold & wintry conditions with hale still on the course from earlier in the morning two sisters lined up with over 800 other competitors for the start of the 5k Wigan Festival of Running.

UKMT Team Challenge

On Monday, a team of four students: Harry Smith, Mishall Sonvadi, Ahmad Saidan and Fatimah Ahmed took part in the Regional Final of the UKMT Maths Challenge held at AKS, Lytham St Anne’s.

Sacred Places

On Thursday, to support the EPR curriculum, the whole of Year 8 went on a local trail of some important sacred places for Christian, Muslims and Hindus.  This trip enabled students to see and experience buildings that they may be aware and develop an understanding of the features and symbolism incorporated within them.

Catalyst Museum Trip

On Friday, Year 7 students went to the Catalyst Science Museum in Widnes where they took part in a Showering with Surfactants workshop.

Tower Challenge

As part of National Careers Week, students were invited to take part in the Tower Challenge. 

Go2 Drug and Alcohol Service

Go2, the Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service have been into school to deliver age appropriate talks to all students in Year 10 and above during their PSHE lessons this week.

Delifresh Taster Table

Tom from our local fresh food delivery company Delifresh, came to show the children all the delicious fruit and vegetables they have available to them.