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  • 16/07/24

    Four Old Westcliffians return to WHSB in School-led Teaching Internship Programme, part of a Department for Education initiative.

    Following a successful recruitment campaign, this term we were delighted to welcome back four Old Westcliffians to WHSB to complete the School-led Teaching Internship Programme, part of a Department for Education initiative. Targeted at undergraduates studying for a degree in STEM-related subjects o...
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  • 12/07/24

    Congratulations to our team of students and staff who participated in this year’s HARP24 Running Festival

    We congratulate our team of students and staff who participated in this year’s HARP24 Running Festival on 6 and 7 July to raise money for Southend’s homeless charity, HARP. This year marks the School’s second consecutive participation in this demanding 24-hour relay race. Now in...
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  • 11/07/24

    Lower Sixth attend ‘Careers in Medicine’ morning at Southend Hospital

    In June, Lower Sixth students with aspirations to study medicine at university, attended a ‘Careers in Medicine’ morning at Southend Hospital. This event gathered students from WHSB and other local schools, to provide them with the opportunity to listen to talks given by doctors at vario...
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  • 10/07/24

    Quinn (Lower Sixth) Highly Commended in a Cambridge University Essay Competition

    Well done to Quinn (Lower Sixth) for being Highly Commended in a Cambridge University Essay Competition. Run annually by Trinity College, The Robert Walker Law Essay Competition, is named after the Rt Hon. The Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe GBS PC (1938–2023), a former Trinity College law studen...
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  • 08/07/24

    30 Club welcomes new members

    Congratulations to Josef, Benjamin, Nicholas, Sam, Peter, Michael, and Edith, who have received the Award of 30 Club Membership for their sustained and exceptional service in fields from Music to Drama, to School Clubs, and a great deal of Community Service. All are worthy members of the 30 Club...
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  • 07/07/24

    ESAA National Athletics Final WHSB Results

    Well done to our superb athletes who competed in the ESAA National Athletics Final, held in Stoke-on-Trent yesterday. We are proud of them all. Their skill, dedication towards training, and strong performances in the qualifying rounds earned them their places on the national athletics stage. Both...
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  • 05/07/24

    The Mock Election campaign at WHSB

    The Mock Election campaign at WHSB saw hustings at each Year Assembly, Question Time Debates at lunchtime, and each party candidate had their own School Assembly to set out their party manifesto and core policies. Three political parties were represented this time around - Conservative, Labour an...
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  • 04/07/24

    Westcliff High School for Boys’ find success in the Anthea Bell Competition for Young Translators

    Following Westcliff High School for Boys’ success in the Anthea Bell Competition for Young Translators last year, once again we are delighted to share with you the UK-wide success of seven of our pupils in the 2024 fourth edition of the Anthea Bell Prize for Young Translators. Over 16,000 entr...
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  • 04/07/24

    WHSB's Junior Team, and Intermediate Team qualify for the English Schools’ Athletics Association (ESAA) Track and Field Cup finals

    Westcliff High School for Boys is once again making an impact on the national athletics stage, as both our Junior Team, and Intermediate Team have qualified for the English Schools’ Athletics Association (ESAA) Track and Field Cup finals which take place in Stoke on Saturday 6 July. Working...
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  • 02/07/24

    Sixth Form musicians perform at the opening ceremony of the Knife Angel sculpture in Southend

    On Monday 1 July, WHSB was represented by three Sixth Form musicians at the opening ceremony of the Knife Angel sculpture in Southend. Created by the British Ironwork Centre, from over 100,000 confiscated and surrendered weapons, the aim of the imposing installation is to raise awareness around viol...
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  • 01/07/24

    FSgt Rory attends Royal 21-Gun Salute of His Majesty the King’s Official Birthday in June

    On the occasion of His Majesty the King’s Official Birthday in June, Rory (Lower Sixth) from our CCF Royal Air Force Section accompanied the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst, to Colchester Garrison for a Royal 21-Gun Salute. FSgt Rory is serving as the Lord Lieutenant’s...
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  • 26/06/24

    WHSB Wins two National Schools Theatre Awards for Les Misérables

    The School is absolutely thrilled after winning not one but two National Schools Theatre Awards (NSTA) for our production of Les Misérables in March this year. Following five-star reviews of the production, the School was shortlisted in a number of categories, winning Best Actor in a Musical...
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