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Westholme Virtual Careers Convention

As part of the Careers provision at Westholme, I organise a biennial Careers Convention in school where industry professionals are invited to talk with students about careers in their field of work.

Westholme Association Prize Draw

In the last year, the Westholme Association have been unable to hold any events such as the Spring and Christmas Fairs, Balls and termly Uniform Sales.

Little Voices After School Programme

Westholme are delighted to be working with Little Voices to provide children from our Junior School with an After School programme of Musical Theatre lessons and LAMDA exams.

Easter Orienteering!

Year 4 were excited to take part in Easter orienteering yesterday to end their map work topic in geography this term.

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!

This Week in…History

Local ‘lockdown walks’ have recently become an important part of our daily lives.

This Week in Business

Hardly a week has gone by throughout the Covid-19 pandemic without there being something topical for us to discuss in Business & Economics and this week has been no exception.

Eco-friendly EPR!

Year 7 and Sixth Form EPR students have been exploring all things Eco in the past few weeks. Lessons have brought to light topical debates and addressed fundamental questions that humans need to face when considering their relationship with the planet.

Year 5 Review

This half of term, our lockdown learning has continued live each day on Teams with our varied timetable and day to day lessons.

Year 6 Review

Written by Mrs Corrigan

With their batteries recharged during February half term, on Monday 22 February, Year 6 pupils ‘returned’ to school with such energy and enthusiasm. Keen to engage in their lessons this week the children have covered a wide range of topics. Below is just a taste of what they have been experiencing in class.

Year 6 House Public Speaking

Despite the current COVID-19 restrictions being in place, as a school we did not want the children to miss out on the experience of competing in our annual Year 6 House Public Speaking competition.

Year 3

We are so excited to let you know all about learning this half of term. We have worked incredibly hard and know Mrs Sutcliffe is proud of each and everyone of us and that she is also so thankful for having a class of wonderful, supportive parents too.

Music at Pre School, Infants & Juniors

Music has continued to play an important part throughout the primary years during our lockdown learning. Pre School have been learning songs about the wintery weather and about what we need to wear to be warm during these cold months. We’ve also been singing songs about Chinese New Year and trying to add actions so that we move like the Chinese lion and dragon as they parade through the streets bringing good luck for the new year ahead.

Year 1 Polar Explorer Topic Catch-Up

In Year 1 the children have been learning all about the Polar Regions and historical explorers. Two weeks ago we hot seated Ernest Shackleton.