Welcome to William Howard School, where we strive every day to challenge our students and staff to live by the school's core values: “Respect, Responsibility, Resilience”. We have a clear expectation that every student will strive to be the best that they can be in all that they do.  This extends to all within the school community and you will find that staff and students work together to achieve the very best outcomes. 

Read the full introduction from Mr McAree (Headteacher) >>


  • A Summer Tea Party

    A Summer Tea Party

    We held our annual Summer Tea Party for senior members of the Brampton community on Monday, 15 July, with over 60 appreciative locals enjoying the afternoon.  Year 9 students prepared and …Read More »
  • Open Spaces Summer Fayre

    Open Spaces Summer Fayre

    The Open Spaces group held a Summer Fayre after school on Friday. Some much-needed refreshments, including a host of indulgent home-baked cakes, were served to the grateful staff …Read More »
  • Boccia Win in Cumbria School Games

    Boccia Win in Cumbria School Games

    700 students from across the County assembled at the Sands Centre in Carlisle on Wednesday 10th July, to take part in the Cumbria School Games. This was a …Read More »
  • Primary Music Week

    Primary Music Week

    Over seventy pupils from our neighbouring primary schools spent Monday to Thursday at WHS playing music together and rehearsing for a special concert on Thursday evening for their …Read More »
  • Cranstons Manager Shares His Skills

    Cranstons Manager Shares His Skills

    Mark Mallinson, the manager of Brampton Cranstons, came in to give a butchery demonstration to our Year 10 Food Preparation and Nutrition students. He portioned ½ lamb, showing …Read More »
  • Game Star Poppy Wins Masterclass With Chef

    Game Star Poppy Wins Masterclass With Chef

    Following her fantastic success in the national ‘Game Stars’ cookery competition, Year 11 student Poppy Gregory joined a masterclass at Northcote Hotel Lancashire and was invited to cook …Read More »
  • Geographers Investigate Arran

    Geographers Investigate Arran

    Year 12 students went to the Isle of Arran last week to collect data for their individual investigation (NEA). They had typically Scottish windy weather and saw a …Read More »
  • Taiwanese Students Visit WHS

    Taiwanese Students Visit WHS

    Sixteen Student Ambassadors and three of their teachers from Taipei in Taiwan were welcomed to WHS last week for the return visit of a cultural exchange programme. The …Read More »
  • Wimbledon Love!

    Wimbledon Love!

    A group of tennis loving students had a great day out at Wimbledon Tennis club last week. With tickets on Court 1, students got to see British player …Read More »