Today is an important day for children at Westholme and our brand new Year 7 students.
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.
The Hall Cup has been introduced at Westholme this year, which saw the Sixth Form take on the staff team for the first time in history.
Children at the Infant school who have taken part in Construction Club this year have been excited to take part in the Ivor Goodsite Hoardings competition recently.
This afternoon, we were delighted to welcome Clare Balding back to school to talk about her new children’s book, The Racehorse who Learned to Dance.
Year 2 enjoyed a very busy day at the Brockhole Centre, Windermere on Friday.
10 adventurous students set off for the North Lake District on Saturday morning.
Nine of our Junior School staff members braved the elements and showed true grit, determination and resilience to overcome some challenging and extremely muddy obstacles, on Saturday, as they competed in the Muddy 5K at Preston’s Moor Park, in aid of Cancer Research UK.
Yr 7 took turns to take a trip to Hothersall lodge outdoor centre this week.
Wartime Britain came alive last night in the Croston Theatre as our junior students performed ‘Edith’s Wartime Scrapbook’.
To tie in with National School Grounds Week this week the children in Early Years and Infants dressed in wellingtons and waterproofs and headed out into the grounds of Billinge House.
We were delighted to hear that our former Chair of Governors, Mr Ian Woolley, received his MBE award last month from Prince Charles.
In September, we were delighted when Year 10 student, Tilly Daley, won second place in a design competition run by the Transport Training Academy.
We are very proud to be taking part in National Cupcake Day today!
The AJIS rounders tournament is one that the girls have been really looking forward to this Summer term so we were in high spirits despite the cold and windy weather.
The children in Pre School have enjoyed learning about life cycles.
On Friday afternoon, Year 12 took part in an afternoon of Employability Skills workshops to help them to identify and learn how to develop key employability skills that are essential in the world of work.
Saoirse O’Neill from our Sixth Form delivered a moving rendition of the war poem ‘Little Ships’ at Blackburn’s D-Day memorial service
The children in Reception have recently enjoyed learning about life cycles over the last few weeks.
The Art department were delighted to welcome local urban landscape artist Gosha Gibek to Westholme on Monday.