Category: Year News


My Year 7 Experience by Keir Greenwood

My first day of senior was different to my experience at Westholme Junior School. At first, I knew some people like: Fin, Charlie, Tom, Ben and Suban. Although Suban wasn’t in the junior school, I knew him from cricket. This shows that even though you


Tennis Match Final for the Year 7 boys

The golden sun was beating down at the tarmac tennis courts above the astroturf, only 3 boys had turned up in year 7. All of the boys were accomplished tennis players; this included Tanveer Ali, Ben Whelan and me (Nathaniel Charnock). My first match was against Tanveer; I was first

Year 7 Girls Tennis Tournament

Year 7 – Girls Tennis Tournament 2017

The late afternoon sun of Wednesday 5th July 2017 sent temperatures soaring into the high 20’s – classic weather for the season’s premier tennis tournament. It was 4pm and an energetic Rafa Nadal had just beaten Donald Young in straight sets – the next matches


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


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