For pupils across the country and around the world, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in education, and beyond.
This summer we have said a fond farewell to the iconic building that is Billinge House. We have been preparing to leave for the past few months as part of our new redevelopment programme, and we have enjoyed looking back on its history.
It gives us great pleasure to announce the airing of the very first broadcast from our new Sixth Form news team, WSS News (Westholme School Student News).
At the end of the Summer break Fynlay (9P) competed in the Lancashire U14 Championships held at the stunning Lancaster Golf Club.
Over the Summer Year 7 pupil Elizabeth Rimmer (7B) was selected for Tennis Nationals and competed in Nottingham over two weekends.
Today, the Infants and Juniors took part in various activities during their lunch break at Beardwood Bank.
Congratulations to Year 9 student Will, who along with his Pony Poppy, has been selected to ride for the North of England Mounted Team Games.
Today our Year 7’s have been taking part in a Team Building Day as part of their first week introduction to the Senior School.
Today, we were delighted to welcome our new Year 7 and Lower Sixth Form students to the school.
We are delighted to share that former student, Will Couch, has joined Burnley Football Club’s Academy.
2020 has been a year like no other with the turmoil in education, and the awarding of GCSE and A Level grades has been fraught with uncertainties.
We are delighted once again to be working with our close partner Thomas Franks this August, by partaking in a government initiative named the Holiday Action Fund (HAF).
As part of their Home Learning work, our KS2 pupils were assigned the task of creating a report based on the life of composer Joseph Bologne, in the style of a news report for the BBC based project ’10 Pieces at Home’.
We were delighted to open our new Pre School building yesterday. All children (and staff!) were pleased to finally be in their new home and had lots of fun playing together and familiarising themselves with their new space.
Term may have ended last week, but this week we have seen pupils sending in some inspirational entries to this year’s EPR Spirited Arts Competition 2020.
Congratulations to former student, Lucy Hindle, who will be graduating from Sheffield Hallam University with a First Class degree in International Hotel Management, (the Business School has just been ranked in the worlds top 5%).
This term, the Junior School children have learnt and recorded the song ’Like A Rainbow Shining’ which was composed by Will Todd at the start of lockdown.
Over the course of the lockdown period, Mr Sutcliffe has been working on putting together some Amazing Art tutorial videos to keep the children in his classes busy.