On Tuesday 4th December, the 104th annual BDSSA Swimming Championships was held at QEGS.
Earlier today, we welcomed Old Westholmian, Gillian Ballan, into school to provide an insight into her role as Health Assistant Nurse.
Year 10 student, Grace Moran, competed in the Irish Dancing North West Regional Oireachtas (a national competition) held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.
On the 1st December Westholme Senior School students braved the cold and wet weather at the BDSSA cross country, held at Witton Park.
The U14 badminton girls and boys teams played last week in the Red Rose Badminton Tournament.
The Sixth Form Classics students visited the Lowry Theatre to watch a modern adaption of Aeschylus’ “Oresteia”.
The children in Construction Club at the Infant School have been very busy over the last few weeks. They have had the opportunity to enter ‘Honor’s Big Build Competition 2018’. This is in connection with Laing O’Rourke, a construction company who are making links to the local community.
Yesterday afternoon the Sixth Form enjoyed the festive atmosphere at the Manchester Christmas markets.
The annual AJIS Swimming Gala was held yesterday at Darwen Leisure Centre.
The festive season started today in Year 1 as the children travelled to Judges’ Lodgings in Lancaster to experience a traditional Victorian Christmas.
On Saturday 24th November, a team of 55 Year 8 students, 13 Sixth Formers and 13 members of staff took on the almighty challenge of sleeping outside from 7pm to 7am the following morning, in a bid to raise money for two fantastic charities ‘Nightsafe’ and ‘Invisible Cities’ that support the homeless.
Alice Beveridge, having gained a distinction in an English Speaking Board qualification, in Summer 2018, performed so well that she was selected, out of hundreds of students, to perform at an exclusive event at Liverpool’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The History man ‘Adrian Warrell’ visited our Junior school students today for a fun filled day of interactive learning.
Students at Senior School have been busy filling shoeboxes for the International Aid Trust’s Shoebox Appeal.
Our Year 8 students enjoyed taking part in the Real Game this morning and had an insight into careers, lifestyle choices and working life.
A huge congratulations to our swimmers who competed in the Annual BDSSA Swimming Gala last night.
The children in Reception were very excited to welcome their families to the classroom this afternoon for a ‘Come and Learn’ session.
Today we welcomed some local schools to join our own students to watch a Spanish play by returning theatre company Onatti.
Year 4 have enjoyed a fantastic trip to the Grosvenor museum in Chester learning about all things Roman.
Over the last two Friday evenings the ever popular 6-a-side Primary Schools’ Football Tournament took place under our floodlights on the all-weather pitch.