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Prevent Group

Tanveer Ali, Alisha Ismail, Alex Gordon, Matilda Prescott-Jones, Sidra Ghafoor, Maia Bowman, Julia Gartold and Saoirse O’Neill who form the ‘Schools Working Together, Prevent’ group, took part in the Question Time event at Blackburn Council Chambers last week.

Record-Breaking Fundraising Total!

On Saturday 24th November, a team of 55 Year 8 students, 13 Sixth Formers and 13 members of staff took on the almighty challenge of sleeping outside from 7pm to 7am the following morning, in a bid to raise money for two fantastic charities ‘Nightsafe’ and ‘Invisible Cities’ that support the homeless.

Westholme Goes Homeless

On Saturday 24th November, a team of 55 Year 8 students, 13 Sixth Formers and 13 members of staff took on the almighty challenge of sleeping outside from 7pm to 7am the following morning, in a bid to raise money for two fantastic charities ‘Nightsafe’ and ‘Invisible Cities’ that support the homeless.

Young Speaker of the Year

Alice Beveridge, having gained a distinction in an English Speaking Board qualification, in Summer 2018, performed so well that she was selected, out of hundreds of students, to perform at an exclusive event at Liverpool’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Beyond Westholme 2018

We hosted our second Beyond Westholme evening at Ewood Park last night; a glittering networking event which brought together current and former students for an evening of inspiring conversation focusing on career paths and interests.

Write for Rights

On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, the Sixth Form leaders of the Amnesty International Human Rights Group held a ‘Write for Rights’ stall outside the dining room. Students were invited to write a short note to an individual currently suffering from human rights abuse.

Physics Olympics

On Saturday 13th October 2018, a team of four Physicists took part in a variety of academic and practical challenges against teams of students from all over the country in the “World Wide Physics Olympics” at Liverpool University.

Biology Week

This week we have been marking Biology Week with events and activities at lunchtimes aimed at inspiring inquisitive minds and future scientists, medics and biologists.

Lowry Theatre Trip

Last Thursday the English Department took Year 10, 11 and Sixth Form Drama students to the Lowry Theatre in Manchester to see the National Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.

National Poetry Day 2018

A Literary Celebration! – students and staff at Senior School enthusiastically took part in the annual, time honoured traditional Westholme celebration of the written and spoken word.