Westhoughton News

BWFC visit our Community English Lesson
Students were delighted when Bolton Wanderers stars David Wheater and Josh Vela and goalkeeping coach Lee Butler agreed to take part in a community English lesson on Monday 4 February.... more 
School Closed - 30 January 2019
Although roads are passable, we have no power in school, therefore we do not have a fire alarm or heating and we are unable to provide canteen facilities. For Health and Safety reasons school will be closed today.... more 
Change of Practice
Following a health and safety review, and acting on the advice of an external provider, we have made the following changes to our usual practice from Monday 19th January.... more 
Staff Take On Mind over Marathon Challenge
A team of staff from school have signed up for a marathon challenge. Five staff have signed up to the Bolton Hospice Mind over Marathon Challenge, running the Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on 26th May 2019.... more 
£50 Bolton Hospice Challenge Raises £697
Throughout December, Year 11 Business and Enterprise students also took part in the £50 Bolton Hospice Challenge which sees students put their skills to the test to raise as much money as they can for Bolton Hospice with an initial £50 investment.... more 
The Chase Star Jenny Ryan Takes English at WHS!
Westhoughton High School pupils were delighted when The Chase star Jenny Ryan agreed to take part in a community English lesson on 11th January 2018.... more 
Planning Permission Granted - School Improvements
We are excited to have had planning permission passed for the building project commencing early in 2019.... more 
Let's Share Christmas Appeal
Our 'Let's Share Christmas' appeal has been a tremendous success this year, with over 290 students and their families having contributed presents for people in our local community. This included presents for our elderly neighbours and adopted grandparents... more 
Engineer for a Day
Six Year 8 Female students were selected to attend the Engineer for a Day event at University of Bolton organised by MBDA. ... more 
Getting Teacher And Parent Roles Right
“It’s up to parents not teachers to teach children right from wrong”, Charlotte Rea declared at this year’s Westhoughton Rotary Youth Speaks competition. In their winning presentation, the Westhoughton High School Intermediate team tackled the key subject... more 
Fantastic Fundraising
Thanks to all who baked, dressed up, played sport, had their legs waxed (ouch) or donated as part of fundraising activities last week - the total raised was a fantastic £964.75!... more 
Languages Week and MacMillan Coffee Morning
This year to celebrate Languages Week the MFL team joined forces with Science to support the MacMillan Coffee Morning.... more