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Year 1 Polar Explorer Topic Catch-Up

In Year 1 the children have been learning all about the Polar Regions and historical explorers. Two weeks ago we hot seated Ernest Shackleton.

Year 4 Snapshot of the Week

The Year 4 children have impressed Mrs Lowde and Mr Harrison with all their efforts with learning this week – at home for most, and in school for a few.

Clubs at Beardwood Bank

We have had further offerings added to our virtual club site this week to reflect both Children’s Mental Health awareness week and to reflect our pledge to try to help protect our planet.

Year 8 Book Boom!

At the beginning of December last year, the English Department launched the Westholme Book Boom to get pupils excited and engaged in reading for fun, not just in the classroom.

A Visit from St Nicholas

Mrs’s Long’s LAMDA Acting, Speaking, in Public & Shakespeare students have been working hard rehearsing a special poem for the festive season.

Last Day Festive Fun!

All of our students enjoyed a last day of activities, games and competitions before finishing for their Christmas holidays.

Junior School Virtual Carol Service

Although we would normally gather together with parents, siblings and friends at Blackburn Cathedral for the annual Carol Service, this year we have had to do things a little differently.

Food for Thought!

Westholme’s Catering Manager – James Pate, has started a new initiative that will give students more control over the menu.

Year 8 Book Boom!

This year the English Department is launching the Westholme Book Boom to get pupils excited and engaged in reading for fun, not just in the classroom.

Mock Interviews for Year 13

Over the past few weeks, we have held special ‘Mock Interview’ days for students in Year 13 to help them prepare for their future careers.