Home News Home

News Home

Year 2 Cycle Day

The boys and girls in Year 2 braved the weather today and were very excited to bring their bikes and scooters to school for ‘CycleDay’ as part of their ‘Healthy Me’ project.

A Level Essay Writing Workshop

On Wednesday 15th January, our A Level French students visited Manchester Metropolitan University for an Essay Writing Workshop on the film they are studying this year; La Haine.

Junior Interhouse Sportshall

A great day of Junior sport! One in which every single pupil had an equal chance to compete and be a true Westholme hero for their house.


Brilliant, brain-boggling and the best day!” Just some of the words used to describe the Year 5 trip to Jodrell Bank on Wednesday 15th January.

Dressage Team Competition

Sunday saw the first competition for the school dressage team. Despite the snow and a few last minute edits to the team, we had four students compete.

Year 11 Mock Election

As part of our programme to ensure our students are fully engaged with current affairs, the Social Science Faculty ran a Mock Election for Year 11 students to see if our results were similar to the General Election.

Pupils at Westholme Nursery and Infant school perform the nativity play

Born in a Barn!

There is a good deal of commotion in a Bethlehem stable when the animals realise that there is a baby in the barn!

Choir master leads the choir who sing at the Westholme senior school carol service in Blackburn Cathedral

Senior School Carol Service

After the success of the Junior School Carol Service last week, the Senior School service took place yesterday evening at Blackburn Cathedral and the festive cheer was there to be felt by all.

Westholme nursery and pre school students on stage for their nativity play

Nursery and Pre School Nativity

Whoops-a-Daisy Angel

The children of Preschool and Reception took part in their captivating performance of ‘Whoops-a-Daisy-Angel’, which took place at the Nursery and Infant School this morning.

Write for Rights

This Tuesday, the Sixth Form leaders of the Amnesty International Human Rights Group held a ‘Write for Rights’ stall in the hallway outside the dining room. Catching students and staff on their way into and out from lunch, they were helping to raise awareness of individuals suffering from human rights abuse all around the world.

Westholme pupils attending fairtrade stall

Fairtrade Christmas Stall

We were delighted to welcome Mrs Greenlees from Fairtrade back to the School this morning to help host a Fairtrade produce stall in the LRC. Students and staff took the opportunity during break from their lessons to stock up on their favourite Fairtrade products.

Boys of Westholme sixth form stand on trophy podium after winning cross country race

BDSSA Cross Country

It was fantastic morning at Witton Park in the Blackburn with Darwin Cross-Country Championships. There was a host of successes throughout the age groups and all runners should be proud with their efforts.

Three Westholme junior school pupils play their violins at the junior school carol service in Blackburn Cathedral

Junior School Carol Service

On Friday afternoon, the students from Junior School gathered together with parents, siblings and friends at Blackburn Cathedral for the Carol Service, led by The Very Reverend Peter Howell-Jones, Dean of Blackburn.