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Climbing Day

After rainy forecasts all week, 12 adventurous students set off in warm clothes and waterproofs, for a day out climbing on real Lancashire gritstone.

Year 11 Stand Down

Today marks the last day that the Year 11 spend at Senior School as they stand down in preparation for their GCSE exams which start next week.

UKMT Intermediate Challenge

After exceptional performances in the UKMT Intermediate Challenge, Harry Smith and Saahil Ahmed qualified for the next round of the European Kangaroo challenge.

Step into the NHS

During the Autumn term, Year 8 worked hard on their competition entries for the National Step into the NHS Competition.

Rugby Fixture

Our U13 and U14 rugby teams are playing in a special rugby showcase match at Blackburn Rugby Club this afternoon.

Extreme Running

In the midst of Storm Hannah and with winds gusting along the prom, Lara lined up for the start of the race with the rest of the hardy runners, who chose to brave the elements.

Night at the Movies

To end the Spring Term, a superb evening was had by Year 7 with the annual Night at the Movies last night.

UKmt Challenge Results

Over 250,000 students from more than 3,000 schools across the UK participated in the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge in February.  Students had 60 minutes to answer 25 varied multiple-choice mathematical problems.  High scorers are awarded certificates to recognise their success, with top scorers invited to follow on competitions.

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.