Westholme School

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Westholme School
Established 1923
Type Independent school
Religion Christian
Principal Lynne M Horner
Founder Emily Singleton
Location Wilmar Lodge
Meins Road

Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 6QU
England
53°45′11″N 2°31′52″W / 53.75295°N 2.53108°W / 53.75295; -2.53108Coordinates: 53°45′11″N 2°31′52″W / 53.75295°N 2.53108°W / 53.75295; -2.53108
DfE URN 119826 Tables
Gender Boys and girls
Ages 3 months–18
Houses Calder, Longridge, Bowland, Pendle
Colours Purple and green
Website www.westholmeschool.com

Westholme School is an independent school set on the edge of the countryside to the west of Blackburn, Lancashire, England, for boys and girls aged from 3 months to 18 years. There are five separate departments of the school that cater for students from nursery to sixth form.

The five different departments are:

  • Sixth Form – Wilmar Lodge, Sixth Form Centre for boys and girls aged 16–18
  • Senior School – Wilmar Lodge for girls and boys aged 11–18
  • Junior School – Beardwood Bank for girls and boys aged 7–11
  • Infant School – Billinge House for girls and boys aged 3–7
  • Nursery for girls and boys aged 3 months–3 years

Westholme contains facilities such as a full-sized Theatre and Sportsmark Gold awarded sports facilities including an all-weather pitch at the Senior School site. The current purpose built Nursery has also been extended. The Music Centre was extended in the academic year 2012/2013.

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