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Ultimate Thumbs Up Thursday – Reward Trip

On Thursday 17th January, 65 students from Year 8 and 9 were treated to a reward trip to Xscape by Mr Johnson (Raising Achievement Lead), as part of his ‘Ultimate Thumbs Up Thursday’ initiative. Students rose to the challenge of meeting the strict criteria for the ‘guest list’ by achieving: 95%+ attendance an average effort [...]

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 [...]

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: 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 [...]

Remembrance Day 2017

On Friday 10th November all pupils and staff at Westborough High School took part in our yearly remembrance assembly. The whole school gathered in the sports hall to listen to the history department and the head boy and girl read some moving pieces about the contributions made by women, children, and even animals to the [...]

iDEA Bronze Winners

Westborough High School pupils excelled in the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award and achieved an amazing 50 Bronze awards. After two months of hard work and dedication, the pupils, from years 8, 9 and 10, were rewarded at a ceremony at the University of Huddersfield to celebrate their fantastic efforts. Well done to all involved!

SWOT Challenge – Students take the Lead!

Westborough's "Student Word and Oracy Team" (SWOT) challenged Mrs Napper and Miss DuQuesnay to a game of "Articulate", in a bid to regain the lead in the fiercely contested literacy competition, where staff and students compete to prove their word power! The "SWOT challenge" is part of Westborough's literacy initiative to extend and enrich our [...]

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