Archimedes said it could be done and now the Westholme Sixth Form STEM group have proved it can be done. The challenge was simple: given £70, could you build a pair of shoes to help you walk across the swimming pool?
After rainy forecasts all week, 12 adventurous students set off in warm clothes and waterproofs, for a day out climbing on real Lancashire gritstone.
We have enjoyed three days of celebrations to bid a fond farewell to our Upper Sixth students.
Year 10 took part in their DofE Expedition Bronze Practice in the Ribble Valley.
The History Man visited Year 6 pupils today to talk to them about World War II, so enabling them to have a better understanding of the events of the past, and taking them into a world beyond the classroom and their text books.
Today marks the last day that the Year 11 spend at Senior School as they stand down in preparation for their GCSE exams which start next week.
After exceptional performances in the UKMT Intermediate Challenge, Harry Smith and Saahil Ahmed qualified for the next round of the European Kangaroo challenge.
The Yr3 & 4 tennis team of Henry Gibson, Daisy Eastham, Joseph Melling and Eleanor Halstead had a thrilling afternoon of tennis in the local round of the Lancashire Schools Games Cup.
Tilly Sturgess in Year 13 is congratulated on being awarded a place on the prestigious BAE Systems aerospace engineering degree apprenticeship.
A huge congratulations to our U15’s football team who won the Senior Schools Sport Association Year 10 cup match against St Bedes School at Ewood Park yesterday.
During the Autumn term, Year 8 worked hard on their competition entries for the National Step into the NHS Competition.
A team of three Year 12 students took part in the Royal Society of Chemistry Young Analyst competition held at UCLan Chemistry department last week.
Our U13 and U14 rugby teams are playing in a special rugby showcase match at Blackburn Rugby Club this afternoon.
The boys and girls in Year 5 enjoyed a fabulous interactive African drumming workshop with specialist, Mr Ian Bamford today.
Congratulations to 6 of the Year 7 girls who were selected at trails on Sunday to play for the U12’s Lancashire Hockey in 2 teams of 10.
In the midst of Storm Hannah and with winds gusting along the prom, Lara lined up for the start of the race with the rest of the hardy runners, who chose to brave the elements.
Saturday night saw The Croston Theatre play host to a special Gala Concert, where we said a fond farewell and offered sincere thanks to our Music Maestro, Mr Millest.
Five Sixth Form students undertook an arduous practice expedition for their Gold DofE during the Easter holidays.
MEM runs take-home competitions which pupils completed in February half term. This competition attracts over 2,000 entries annually from over 100 schools.