Our W Clubbers have had lots of fun and games this week.
Westholme’s History department received some fantastic news yesterday when they were informed they had been awarded the Gold Historical Association Quality Mark. The Quality Mark (QM) is an award that recognises the excellence of history provision in a school. The QM assesses and values the history provision of the teacher, their department and the school and what is being offered to young people.
To end the Spring Term, a superb evening was had by Year 7 with the annual Night at the Movies last night.
After the disappointment of having the AJIS hockey tournament cancelled earlier in the month because of poor weather, the hockey squad were delighted to find that it had been rearranged for the last Monday of term.
Some excellent house hockey took place on the Astro turf with some incredibly exciting games between Junior School students who played in the House Hockey tournament last week.
Today the children in Reception have been enjoying some Easter fun ahead of the holidays.
The Blackburn with Darwen Netball Tournaments are an important fixture in the seasonal sporting calendar.
On Saturday the Westholme Association Spring Fair was held at the Senior School, and there was a fantastic turn out again this year.
Over 250,000 students from more than 3,000 schools across the UK participated in the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge in February. Students had 60 minutes to answer 25 varied multiple-choice mathematical problems. High scorers are awarded certificates to recognise their success, with top scorers invited to follow on competitions.
The Croston Theatre once more played host to the annual Junior School Showcase which included dramatic plays, poetry recitals and instrumental performances by the Year 4 students.
Letter from an author – a Year 3 Project.
A fabulous evening at Witton Park for the BPS Cross Country, in complete contrast to a few weeks ago in the rain. Perfect running conditions!
The children in Reception had a fantastic time at the ‘Grip and Go’ climbing wall in Haslingdon.
One of the challenges the Maths Department set for British Science Week was a ‘Pi off’.
Last Saturday eight intrepid Westholme students ranging from Years 9 to 11 headed to Gisburn Forest in the Trough of Bowland to try their hand at mountain biking.
The Sixth Form leaders of the Human Rights’ Group gave up one of their human rights for the day and demonstrated this to the school community, via symbols and signs, which showed how their behaviour is restricted by the absence of a specific right.
We are very proud of four of our Year 10 pupils who travelled to Burnley College on Thursday to take part in the AMSP Maths Feast Competition.
Year 10 student, Caitlin Slater is one of the youngest Senior Rhythmic Gymnasts in the country.
As part of their Latin course, Year 8 students have been creating Roman villas, representing the houses on ancient Rome as accurately as possible.
Last night, 35 GCSE Spanish students went to La Tasca Spanish restaurant for an evening of tapas tasting.