Today, Nursery and Pre School children welcomed their parents into Billinge House for a Stay and Play session.
Year 9 students took part in the National Enterprise Challenge on Tuesday 28th January.
Home Learning has continued as normal and we have been excited this week by the whole school focus of the Olympic Theme.
Year 8 have been studying the work of Ida Skivenes who creates artwork on toast.
We have been talking to our Wellbeing Advisor, Mrs Moody, about the recent challenges the Westholme Community have been faced with. Please have a look at the article which offers tips on how to cope with the current situation.
Well done to all those who took part in the Virtual Sports Day. It was fantastic to see so many people get involved and take on the challenges to score points for their House.
Over the last few weeks, we have received some impressive news of student success in the performing arts and creative world. We are very proud of them.
Westholme School has been helping to keep paramedics and ambulance staff hydrated during the hot weather with donations of soft drinks.
Our pupils enjoy every opportunity to be creative and certainly throw themselves into a challenge.
Year 3 were challenged to design, build and review a game to entertain two people during lockdown.
The appointment of Dr Richard Robson as Westholme’s Sixth Principal.
Westholme School has been presented with an award from the Mayor for its work with catering supplier Thomas Franks feeding the vulnerable within Blackburn with Darwen and providing PPE equipment to the community.
As part of their work in DT, the children in Year 4 had to design and make a healthy sandwich. This has kept them all very busy. First up is George who sent in a fantastic video of him building his sandwich in his kitchen at home. We hope you like the look of their creations.
Our students will be sleeping under the stars and under their kitchen table as part of Nightsafe’s Sleep In on 30th May.
As part of their literacy work, the children in Year 3 have put together a 3 minute talk about a chosen topic.
Musicians across the world are a little bored at the moment, so Mr Holt decided to get some of ours together (virtually) to record a version of Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water.
Year 6 have been doing a WW2 project as part of their history curriculum and some of the children rose to the challenge of doing some baking following recipes from the era which would have included ingredients from their rations.
The annual Hindu Shrine competition normally takes place organised by the EPR department.