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Meeting Matt Lucas

Tuesday 17th October


The children thoroughly enjoyed meeting comedian and children's author Matt Lucas at Westholme School this morning.  They loved hearing an extract from his latest novel, 'The Boy who Slept Through Christmas'. 

We can't wait to read the rest of it in class.



Busy Bakers

Tuesday 10th October


A great big thank you to Zach who made firework biscuits for the whole class. 
What a wonderful Monday morning treat!


Litter Picking in Barrow

Monday 9th October 

Rowan Class have been busy keeping the streets of Barrow litter free.  They were disappointed to see how much rubbish is dropped in our lovely village.  They have now wrote letters to our local MP requesting more bins around Barrow to tackle the problem!


Barrow Poetry Festival

Friday 6th October


On Friday, we celebrated National Poetry Day at school with our first ever Poetry Festival. Every class recited a poem in front of the whole school, the poems ranged from When I was Six by A.A. Milne to The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes.





Ludo Visits Rowan Class

Friday 22nd September


This morning Ludo joined us for Maths.  He was very well behaved and sat beautifully on the chair.


A Great Start to a New Term

8th September 2023


Well done everyone, it has been an amazing first week at school. I have loved teaching each and every one of you.  I thought I’d share the super picture from earlier in the week.  I know we are going to have an amazing year!

Thoughts and Feelings of Characters in a Playscript

Science Day 2023

Just Imagine visit to Barrow

SCARF in Rowan class

Rowan's Autism Awareness 'Infinity' Symbols decoring the hall tree.

World Book Day Fun

Spring 1 - Drawing the human figure

Music lesson ~ warm up movement to music with Charanga

Glockenspiel playing!

Author visit and reading -Margit van der Zwamm

Geography - The Journey of a River 3D creation

Rock and Christmas performance

Christmas Experience with Reverend Michele and URC friends

Christmas Perfomance

Christmas in Rowan

Hothersall Lodge

Making the most of our beautiful reading corner

Super Science Investigations for Electricity

Multi class Art display featuring our Squirrel artwork

Red Squirrel Artwork - part of our topic work on The Lake District. Brilliant, each and every one! We thought they are soooo good, they have been entered into an art competition!

Geography Investigations

Making Sandwiches in DT for our Jubilee Party

Take a look at some of our beautiful tourist guides to Ancient Egypt

Testing the strength of magnets in Science

Preparatory background painting then drawing and collaging of our Tutankhamun death mask

Showing our strength with a Ju Jitsu taster session

Red Nose Day

Painting Tutankhamen and prepping card for collage - Art Lesson March 2022

Showing our support for Ukraine

Having fun with tangrams

Exploring different surfaces in Science

Tom from Let’s Go Sing visit January 2022

Forest School Activities - Soil Analysis, Soil Painting, Camp making, Javelin Throwing with sticks and much, much more!

Walking in the footsteps of Howard Carter - Discovering Tutankhamun’s Tomb in 1922

Our Well-being Board of Creative. New Learning

Class Portrait in Action

Sequencing in English

Well-being Week - Keep Learning (How to create art with our bodies)

Forest School

Rock Investigationin Science

Ancient Egyptian Information Hunt (Jan 2022)