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Curriculum Enrichment Day – December 2018

On Wednesday 12th December, Westborough students enjoyed the first Curriculum Enrichment Day of this academic year. The theme for the day was ‘My Future’ with students from Year 7 to 11 taking part in a range of inspirational and thought-provoking activities. Several guest speakers and facilitators delivered sessions on a variety of issues, from community [...]

Most Enterprising Teacher 2018

Westborough High reached the finals of the prestigious annual Ryman National Enterprise Challenge, the UK’s largest school’s enterprise education competition. It was another successful event for the students from Westborough as they finished National Enterprise Challenge runners up and their teacher Mr Lukman Patel was awarded the coveted Most Enterprising Teacher 2018. Mr Patel (Head [...]

WP Events and Activities: May 2018

Girls' PE Reward Trip On 3rd May, 14 girls who regularly attend PE extra-curricular clubs were taken to White Rose Shopping Centre as a reward and chance to develop their social skills. Pupils had two and a half hours in their groups to explore the shopping centre and experience some of the many eateries [...]

Anjneha’s Friendship Bench

A friendship bench has been installed in the grounds at Westborough to mark the one year anniversary of Anjneha Nain’s tragic death. Anjneha, who was 13, died last March and, twelve months on, family, friends, pupils and staff gathered at school to pay tribute to the “kind and generous” pupil. The bench was suggested by [...]


The Dentaid mobile dental unit came to Westborough High School on Tuesday 27 March to treat 111 children, many of whom have not been in receipt of any recent dental treatment. The charity offers outreach dental care for people who find it difficult to access treatment via the NHS, allowing the mobile unit to visit [...]

World Book Day Quiz 2018

Four of our Year 7 students recently represented the school at the Kirklees World Book Day Quiz in Huddersfield.  Our enthusiastic readers answered questions on 20 books, competed against 42 other teams and achieved a very good 11th place. The students embraced the challenge of reading lots of different books that they would not normally [...]

Curriculum Enrichment Day: Salina’s ‘Worthwhile’ Experience

Salina says: “Thursday 15 March 2018 - what a day to remember! The pupils were so overwhelmed. The school was full of happy minions. I have experienced much from today and went into a vast amount of different classes. The Year 7’s were doing team work by helping each other making brush bots that are [...]

Curriculum Enrichment Day: A Huge Success

Update: Click here to see a pupil's eye view of our Curriculum Enrichment Day by Salina. Westborough High School pupils were treated to a full and “fabulous” day of exciting “learning, learning and more learning” as all year groups took part in their second Curriculum Enrichment Day of the academic year. Topics covered [...]

WP Events and Activities: February 2018

Year 9 HE Day (1st February) On 1st February, a group of year 9 students visited Leeds Beckett University for a Higher Experience day. A typical HE day focuses on raising aspiration and motivation alongside providing pre entry guidance and encouraging progression into higher education. It provides pupils with an excellent grounding from which to [...]

WP Events and Activities: January 2018

Westborough High School recently attended two Widening Participation events at Leeds Beckett University as part of their agenda for Careers progression and Raising Aspirations. ‘Boys into Education and Health’ was held on Wednesday 10th January at the City Campus where a group of year 8 boys enjoyed learning about the range of careers linked with [...]