Written by Mr Oracz – Head of Sixth Form and Classics
Congratulations to former pupil Charlotte Cootes, who recently achieved her Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Today the Sixth Form came together to say farewell to Mrs Horner in a special assembly held in the Croston Theatre.
A special awards ceremony was held in the Lecture Theatre this afternoon for students in Lower Sixth who had not received their GCSE certificates last year in our usual annual awards ceremony, due to Covid-19.
Over the past few weeks, we have held special ‘Mock Interview’ days for students in Year 13 to help them prepare for their future careers.
Congratulations to everyone who has completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in the last 12 months.
During lockdown over the Summer, some of our Year 12 (now Y13) biologists took part in the Intermediate Biology Olympiad.
Dr Richard Robson is the incoming Principal at Westholme School. We interviewed Dr Robson prior to his arrival in January 2021.
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.
This morning, members of the Sixth Form chemistry class were tasked with the challenge of producing Benzene Carboxylic Acid.
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.
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).
For pupils across the country and around the world, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in education, and beyond.
We would like to congratulate our new Heads of School and Sixth Form School Officers for 2020-21.
This week would have been the Stand Down for our Upper Sixth students, when we would normally have a whole school assembly to celebrate their time at Westholme and wish them the best in their forthcoming A Level examinations.
Today, the Sixth Form Amnesty International Human Rights Group Leaders took part in a campaign called ‘Give it Up!’.
On Friday, Year 12 went to the UK University & Apprenticeship Search event at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester.
Year 13 students have been working hard all year on completing their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).