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.
On Friday 28 April we held our magnificent annual Sports Awards Dinner at Ewood Park, the home of Blackburn Rovers FC.
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.
Earlier on this week, Elizabeth (Year 8) heard the news that she had been selected for the U14 County Cup team.
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.
Congratulations to Molly, our Sports Captain and INSPIRED Sixth Former for making her international Show jumping debut! Molly flew out to Portugal and competed in her first International competition. She wrote about her experience below:
Over the Christmas break, Year 9 student Benji represented the Independent Schools’ FA U14 England team in their winter training camp.
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.
Congratulations to Fynlay in Year 10 after having finished a fantastic golfing season.
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!
On June 12, Caitlin (who will be continuing into Year 13 in September) competed in the Kyolis Cup, her first international individual competition hosted by France.
At the Prep School, our focus for the rest of this term is ‘fun’, and what a lot of fun we have been having!
At Westholme School we have a number of students who ride horses, both competitively and just for fun.
The School cross country races took place last week at Wilmar Lodge and there were some fantastic efforts and impressive times from everyone involved.
Not to be deterred by Covid or lockdown, Jonathan entered the English Schools Athletics Competition virtually over the summer holiday.