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.
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?
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.
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.
Last weekend a group of intrepid mountain bikers set off to the Lake District for a day of exhilaration and speed.
It was wonderful to see members of the Senior School and Sixth Form perform in the fabulous Drama Showcase last night.
Mrs Hibberd arranged for Training 2000 to provide a lunchtime drop in session for students interested in finding out more about Apprenticeships.
The Sixth Form Charity Team worked really hard on Friday to raise money for Mind Mental Health Charity.
Sixth Form Classics students embarked upon a day of academia and entertainment at Warwick University.
Today we had a visit from Matt Johnston who represents Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Young Peoples Services as part of Youth Election Week 2020.
On Friday evening 18 of our beginner skiers went to the Chill Factore prior to the Ski Trip to Italy in February half term.
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