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.
Seniors and Sixth Form
Year 13 Biology field trip to Blencathra
Article written by Miss Incerti
Year 13 biologists recently spent two enjoyable days at the Blencathra Field Studies Centre, in the Lake District, working on the Ecology topics for their A Level.
At the end of the last academic year, Patrycja Glaczkowska entered a creative writing competition organised by the Rotary Club of Blackburn.
Biology Challenge Success
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.
Macmillan Charity Cake Sale
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.
Into the Sixth
Yesterday, our Year 11 students had a taste of their future with our ‘Into the Sixth Form’ introduction afternoon.
WSS News Team
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).
Welcome to Westholme – Induction Day
Today, we were delighted to welcome our new Year 7 and Lower Sixth Form students to the school.
Congratulations to our GCSE students
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.
Congratulations to Our Upper Sixth Leavers: A-level results announced
For pupils across the country and around the world, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in education, and beyond.
Senior School Last Day Entertainment
We would like to congratulate our new Heads of School and Sixth Form School Officers for 2020-21.
Business Studies Introduction with Year 9
Having started their GCSE course half a term earlier than usual and from home, Year 9 have done a fabulous job of harnessing their creative talents and honing their entrepreneurial skills.
Saoirse steps into action to help fundraise for charity
Head Girl, Saoirse O’Neill, has helped raise money for charity by taking part in the 2.6 challenge.
Westholme given the green light by planning committee
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.
Mathematical PI Week
Saturday 14th March was Mathematical Pi day. The reason why this date is chosen is because it links to the first 3 digits of Pi. So what is Pi?
British Science Week 2020
This week students looked at how science affects our everyday lives and how it may influence them in the future.
The Soloists’ Recital was an enjoyable opportunity for students to practise performing in front of an audience and they all rose to the occasion magnificently, creating a memorable evening which delighted the audience.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2020
As part of the Fairtrade Foundation fortnight 2020 our pupils have been busy taking part in various activities across the school in support of the charity.