All posts by WestholmeWord


Alex’s Adventure in Year 7

My first day in year 7: what a blast! Looking back, I had so much fun making friends with every one and playing lots of games. The best part of the first day was playing football in PE, as I was made the captain and


Daniel’s Year at Westholme

On my first day, I didn’t know what to expect. I thought it would be really difficult bringing all of my books to school. I was worrying about finding my way around a school that I didn’t really know. Would I make friends or would


Robert’s Success at BDSSA Athletics

My first year at Westholme the experience My first year at Westholme has been a blast and a world of colourful excitement! But I could talk about everything but there have been too many events to talk about. Blackburn with Darwin Athletics tournament 20th June


Viral Vines

Watermelo’on! Watermelon is a vine where this guy says random rhymes incorporating watermelon in a silly voice into them. For example: ‘He tossed and turned to the sound of thunder but I got a watermelo’on to soothe my slumber.  Deez nuts! Deez nuts is another

Enrichment article

An Enriching Experience for Westholme Sixth-Form

Life in the Sixth-Form at Westholme can be incredibly busy and stressful; however with sympathy for this, Wednesday afternoon enrichment allows us a break from the stress and rapidity of our normal lessons. Yet simultaneously we gain and develop a variety of new skills and


Race the Train

In July there is the annual ‘race the train’ race. The aim of the race is to beat the train. There are 2 different races, a 5km and a 10km. I ran the 5km race and did it in 36 minutes. I saw the finish


The Final Shot

“Last round, come on girls!” shouts Mrs Gough as we draw 7 – 7 to our dreaded enemy…QEGS: a school we battle against, and often win against. This is a school we will bleed every drop of blood for, and once again, a school we


New Year’s Resolutions by Anna Heeley

When the fireworks have fizzled out and the countdown is over, many of us look forward to see how the New Year can bring about a ‘new you’. Whether it’s getting fitter, getting wealthier, getting more friends or getting higher grades, we all see the


Poetry in Motion by Lucy Parr

My sporting abilities aren’t the best, I am not good at being put up to the test, Although I do like to try, In cross country my friends run past and wave goodbye, At Wimbledon on a summer’s day, I sat at home and watched