Senior Carol Service
On the last Thursday evening of the Autumn and Winter term, we held our annual Senior Carol Service in the magnificent surroundings of Blackburn Cathedral. It was a fantastic opportunity for our students in the Orchestra, Swing Band and Choirs to show off their talents in front of family and friends, on a wonderfully wintery and festive occasion.
Santa Fun Run
On a snowy Wednesday morning, we saw students in Prep running a Santa Fun Run round the astroturf, which had been specially organised by INSPIRED Sixth Former and keen runner Charlotte.
Senior House Quizzes
Students Raise A ‘Spotacular’ £1,609.30 for Children in Need
Last Friday we celebrated Children in Need across the whole school in support of the charity with a Dress Down Friday! Members of the INSPIRED Sixth Form charity team led an assembly in the morning for children of the Prep, raising awareness of Children in Need and the goals of the organisation.
GCSE Results Reflect True Westholme Spirit
“Today’s GCSE success is testament to the true Westholme spirit” says Westholme Principal, Dr Richard Robson.
Mark’s National Swimming Success
Celebrating a fantastic academic year!
Annual Art & Photography Exhibition
On June 22 we were delighted to showcase the artistic abilities of our amazingly talented students in the annual Art & Photography Exhibition.
Student Trip – 3D Design and Manufacturing Conference, Birmingham
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.
A Royal Celebration!
This year we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style across both the Prep School and Senior School.
Music to put a Spring in your Step
On Thursday evening we had the pleasure of welcoming everyone to our annual Spring Concert.
House Debating Competition 2022
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.
Computer Science Talk – Bitcoin, NFTs and the Metaverse
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.
Amnesty Human Rights Leaders
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.
County Success For Elizabeth
Earlier on this week, Elizabeth (Year 8) heard the news that she had been selected for the U14 County Cup team.
International Debut for Molly
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:
Ian Murphy – Artist in Residence Workshop
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.