Westhoughton News

Ski France Le Corbier Trip 2018
Le Corbier ski resort located in the Sybelles region in the northern French Alpes was the location for Westhoughtons Ski Trip 2018. 38 students and 4 staff departed on the 17th February for a fantastic week staying in the Le Mont Club Hotel.... more 
Robots Are Coming!
Thirteen of our talented Physics students enjoyed a lecture experience at The University of Manchester. Westhoughton Rotary Club kindly organised tickets for a lecture by Professor Danielle George titled 'Robots are Coming'.... more 
Uniform Policy Temporary Change
In order to support our students during the currently bitterly cold weather we are experiencing at the moment, we are going to relax our uniform policy over the next two school days. ... more 
Newsletter Issue 29
Newsletter Issue 29... more 
Rotary Technology Tournament
Sixteen Year 9 students have taken part in this year's Rotary Technology Tournament at Sharples High School. They had an excellent time at the event with a focus around STEM and engineering. ... more 
Former Pupil Interviews Speaker of the House of Commons
Former WHS pupil Jessica Kieran, who is now a second year PR with Politics student at Edge Hill University, was given the opportunity to interview Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow. ... more 
East Meets West
Last weekend Miss McDowell and Mrs Powell-Roden took 23 of our GCSE Art & Design students to the Conway Centre in Anglesey, where they took part in workshops run by artists within the theme of “East Meets West”.... more 
Youth Speaks Competition Heats
Indra, Krishna and Natalie competed in the second round of the youth speaks competition against all teams in the Wigan area.... more 
BTEC Music Concert
In January, the Year 11 BTEC Music group held their first concert. They were tasked with producing a music product as part of their assignment for their qualification and they chose to put together a concert for parents. They had to produce the whole show... more 
Young Writers Competiton
In December three of our students each submitted a fantastic short story to the ‘Stranger Sagas’ Young Writers competition. Madeleine Chalmers, Kane Perry and Leon Whittaker all attended three workshops on story writing and worked tremendously hard to ens... more 
Information Regarding Uniform
At the start of the new term, I would like to take the opportunity to remind you of our uniform policy, which is also outlined on our website and in the student planner. As you are aware, at Westhoughton High School we insist on high standards of uniform... more 
Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year from Westhoughton High School
We will break for Christmas on Wednesday 20th December and school will end at 2.10pm for students.If you have difficulties with child care arrangements, then please contact your child’s Student Support Leader and arrangements will be made for your child u... more