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.
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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).
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).
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.
Today we welcomed GCSE students into the Sixth Form for their Sixth Form Taster Day.
Our Upper Sixth students enjoyed a networking and interview techniques workshop on Friday.
Last Wednesday, our Sixth Form chemists and physicists had a brilliant day touring Heysham Nuclear Power Station.
The Lower Sixth Geography students went to Ainsdale near Liverpool as part of their geography A Level course.
Congratulations to Lower Sixth Form student, Louisa Harkness, who has been awarded a Highly Commended award in the Magical Translation Competition, run by the Creative Multilingualism Programme and in conjunction with Oxford University.
Year 12 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.