At the end of the last academic year, Patrycja Glaczkowska entered a creative writing competition organised by the Rotary Club of Blackburn.
Just before lockdown, students in Year 10 (now in Year 11) took part in this annual, national competition, organised by the Royal Society of Biology.
On Thursday and Friday this week, our students took part in a charity cake sale to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, with huge help from Thomas Franks who baked all of the wonderful treats.
Students in Year 7 have worked in conjunction with Springfield Care Home in order to help mark National Grandparent’s Day on October 4th.
Yesterday, our Year 11 students had a taste of their future with our ‘Into the Sixth Form’ introduction afternoon.
On Thursday 24th September our Year 10 GCSE EPR students took part in an online Conference organised by Sian Howell-Jones the Educational Officer from Blackburn Cathedral.
Not to be deterred by Covid or lockdown, Jonathan entered the English Schools Athletics Competition virtually over the summer holiday.
It gives us great pleasure to announce the airing of the very first broadcast from our new Sixth Form news team, WSS News (Westholme School Student News).
At the end of the Summer break Fynlay (9P) competed in the Lancashire U14 Championships held at the stunning Lancaster Golf Club.
Over the Summer Year 7 pupil Elizabeth Rimmer (7B) was selected for Tennis Nationals and competed in Nottingham over two weekends.
Congratulations to Year 9 student Will, who along with his Pony Poppy, has been selected to ride for the North of England Mounted Team Games.
Today our Year 7’s have been taking part in a Team Building Day as part of their first week introduction to the Senior School.
2020 has been a year like no other with the turmoil in education, and the awarding of GCSE and A Level grades has been fraught with uncertainties.
Year 8 have been studying the work of Ida Skivenes who creates artwork on toast.
Well done to all those who took part in the Virtual Sports Day. It was fantastic to see so many people get involved and take on the challenges to score points for their House.
Over the last few weeks, we have received some impressive news of student success in the performing arts and creative world. We are very proud of them.
The annual Hindu Shrine competition normally takes place organised by the EPR department.
Westholme are now actively planning for the future after being given approval to create an exciting new primary school within the extensive grounds of the current Senior School campus.