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Year 5 Trip to Patterdale

On Friday 21 June, a very excited group of Year 5 children and their teachers set off bright and early on their adventure to Patterdale Hall, on Ullswater, in the Lake District.

Junior Tennis

The Yr3 and 4 tennis team qualified from the Blackburn with Darwen tournament last month to represent Blackburn at the Lancashire School Games Tennis Finals.

Musical Workshops

Our Year 3, Year 4 and Year 6 students have had lots of fun today with some fantastic musical workshops.

Buddhist Trip

On Monday, the Year 10 GCSE EPR students spent a calm and reflective day at the Manjushri Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Ulverston.

Y12 Blencathra Trip

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.

Hall Cup

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.

Construction Club Competition

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.

Clare Balding visits Westholme!

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.

Muddy Race for Life

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.

Gardening Afternoon

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.