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Khaalid signs for PNE

Congratulations to Khaalid in Year 9 on some fantastic news! Khaalid has recently put pen to paper and signed a one-year contract with EFL Championship football club Preston North End.

Senior Ski Trip to Italy

Over February half-term some of our students were lucky enough to take part in a fantastic Ski-Trip to Italy. And what a week it was, filled with pizza, pasta and lots of pistes! We ventured to Italy on the first ski trip for Seniors since 2020 with 93 smiling faces.

Westholme Sports Awards 2022

On Friday 29 April we were thrilled to be able to celebrate our students’ wonderful sporting achievements of the past 12 months at the Sports Awards 2022, especially because we had to miss out last year due to the pandemic. This made the night feel even more special.

Prep Swimming Gala

The annual Primary Blackburn and Darwen gala took place this month after a 2 year absence and for Westholme, nine swimmers from Year 5 and 6 pupils took part in the event at Darwen Leisure Centre.

National Honours for Benji

Over the Christmas break, Year 9 student Benji represented the Independent Schools’ FA U14 England team in their winter training camp.

Senior School House Cross-Country

Last week we held the House Cross-Country competitions at the Senior School, arguably one of the biggest sporting occasions in the school calendar! Overall we saw some fantastic performances and the spirit and determination from our students made it a great day of competitive racing.

Will’s amazing success!

Will, in Year 10, along with 5 other gifted young riders from Blackburn and District Pony Club have made local history with their trainer, Elaine Barker, by qualifying as one of only 6 teams across the country, for the Prince Phillip Cup, a mounted games competition.

This Week in…Sport

Last weekend William Grundy represented the North West Region at the British Triathlon Inter- Regional National Championships at Mallory Park Race Circuit, Leicestershire placing 5th!

This Week in…Sport

At the Prep School, our focus for the rest of this term is ‘fun’, and what a lot of fun we have been having!