Some of our Sixth Form students enjoyed a PSHEE lesson with a difference today. Our Head Chef, Matt Burke and Catering Manager, James Pate, from Thomas Franks hosted a ‘Cooking Basics for University’ session.
As part of our programme to ensure our students are fully engaged with current affairs, the Social Science Faculty ran a Mock Election for Year 11 students to see if our results were similar to the General Election.
On Friday, a team of four Sixth Form students took part in the UKMT Senior Team Regional Final at Lancaster University.
The Art Department took 31 students down to London on a cold, crisp Saturday morning to visit key sights and see some fabulous artwork.
Last week, the Year 12 Geography students went to Kendal and Bowness in Cumbria to study the changing lifestyles of rural communities over time and the impact of development in these areas.
Sixth Form Classics Trip to London for the A Level Lecture Series and visit to the British Museum
Congratulations to all students who performed at the Remembrance concert at King George’s Hall on the 11th November 2019.
Students and staff had a memorable trip to Northern Spain at half term visiting the historic region of Catalunya.
Our Design and Technology students visited British Textile Biennial hosted in Blackburn.
At the weekend, 23 intrepid students from Year 11 and Sixth Form set off very early to the remote side of the Lakes on Cleator Moor at Ennerdale.
In the last few weeks, 51 Year 11 students have successfully completed their final, assessed expedition for their Bronze DofE Award.
As part of their studies, 36 Year 11 and Sixth Form Art and Photography students went to York for the day, to gather inspiration and photographs for their A Level and GCSE coursework assignments.
Westholme celebrated National Poetry Day in style today!
Today the students and staff across the School took part in a charity cake sale to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, with the help of Thomas Franks who supplied all of the delicious treats.
On the 21st September 2019 our Years 8 and 9 football teams went to watch the English champions, Manchester City play against Watford FC.
The NCS team returned to the Sixth Form Common Room this afternoon to talk to students about the opportunities they provide for those wishing to expand their portfolio and to collect application packs.
We are proud to announce the addition of an equestrian team to the already vast sports teams on offer here at Westholme School.
On September 20th the Lower Sixth Geography students went to Manchester for a day to study and see for themselves the impacts of regeneration on old housing and docklands areas.