Geography trip to Bowness 2019
Westholme School’s GCSE and A-Level Design and Technology students have been down to the NEC in Birmingham for a TCT Show.
European Day of Languages
On the 21st September 2019 our Years 8 and 9 football teams went to watch the English champions, Manchester City play against Watford FC.
It is expected that the start of the Autumn term should be filled with many Westholme firsts for our Year 7 students. However this weekend our Year 7’s got to experience a first for Westholme as students, their Form Tutors, Mrs Keanely and Mrs Cowan set off for the inaugural PGL weekend away to Winmarleigh.
Congratulations to Charlotte Corrigan of Year 10, who entered a ‘Write It’ competition (15 – 18yrs) run by Pink Lady Apples and won! Not only did Charlotte receive a certificate, a stack of recipe books and a £100 book voucher, but her story is featured on the cooking magazine website, ‘delicious’.
Students and Staff visited the DIY SOS site at St Silas Church in Blackburn this afternoon to deliver some of our famous Westholme biscuits for the volunteers.
40 students and 4 teachers met very early on the morning of Friday 12th July to embark on a 4-day visit to the French capital!
On Thursday 11th July, Mrs Buckley, Mrs Bowker and Mr Cornwall took 27 Year 8 and Year 9 pupils to the Rhineland in Germany.
Switzerland Trip 2019
We are celebrating after achieving another year of excellent GCSE results. Over 42% of grades were at the top level of 9-7 (A* – A) and more than 8% at the aspirational grade 9. In 13 subjects, our students secured 100% pass rate achieving grade 4 (C) or above.
We are extremely proud of student Will Couch for performing so well at the Independent Schools Football Association camp.
Swim Camp 2019
We are proud to announce the election of our new student officers for the next academic year.
Congratulations and well done to Year 9 students, Amy Dixon and Ruby Williams, who have both been selected for the U15 England Hockey Performance Pathway Programme.
This competition involved over 17,000 secondary pupils from across the UK competing against each other over the ten day competition period.
Hollie Cubbon and Harry Smith (Year 9) were invited by the UK Mathematics Trust to attend the Mathematics Masterclass Day on Saturday 8th June.
Congratulations to Theo Cains (Year 11) who is the first Westholme student to be awarded an Arkwright Scholarship.