We are saddened to announce the passing of former pupil and PE teacher Elizabeth (Liz) Jepson (née Scott) aged 84 following a short illness. Liz attended Westholme between 1944-49 and returned to the Senior School as a PE teacher in 1972 where she taught for 28 years before retiring in 2000.
Towards the end of June we welcomed a whole host of Year 12 students to our INSPIRED Sixth Form induction day, where they could enjoy a taste of what it would feel like to be a Sixth Form student at Westholme.
On June 22 we were delighted to showcase the artistic abilities of our amazingly talented students in the annual Art & Photography Exhibition.
Written by Mr Walker, Director of Creative Arts & Technology
Attendees of both Design & Technology and Computer Science Clubs were treated to a day out at the NEC Birmingham for the TCT 3Sixty event.
On Thursday 9 June, we held a circus themed Creative Arts & Technology experience day to remember at the Senior School for external pupils in years 4 and 5.
This year we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style across both the Prep School and Senior School.
Written by Mr Oracz, Head of Sixth Form
Last week marked the culmination of two years of hard work for our Year 13 students. As they finally disembark from the Westholme ship, they head off into new pathways and exciting futures.
This afternoon, pupils from both our Prep School and Senior School were treated to a piano masterclass from world renowned professional pianist Martin Roscoe.
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.
On Thursday evening we had the pleasure of welcoming everyone to our annual Spring Concert.
The Westholme Holistic Award programme has continued this term after it’s successful launch last year, and since the new year students at the Senior School have been busy working hard to achieve their Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
The Westholme Enterprises scheme has been up and running since 2015 to allow members of the INSPIRED Sixth Form to develop their business skills and hone their entrepreneurial flair by creating their own business.
Last week, Mr McConnon, Mrs McConnon’s husband, who is a Director of Global Services at Juniper Networks, came into school on Tuesday to talk to GCSE & A level Computer Science students about Bitcoin, NFTs and the Metaverse.
Mrs Barnett, Headteacher at Westholme Prep School, writes about the second ever Prep School Showcase. You can find out more below: