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) >>


  • Years 7 & 8 Careers Event

    Years 7 & 8 Careers Event

    Year 7 and 8 students took part in a careers event in school on Monday 30 April.  The event was to raise awareness of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, …Read More »
  • Key Stage 1 Sporting Mornings

    Key Stage 1 Sporting Mornings

    During the first half of the summer term over 300 KS1 pupils from our local primary schools participated in two sports mornings. On Tuesday 24 April and Tuesday …Read More »
  • William Howard Summer Concert

    William Howard Summer Concert

    All of our big ensembles are performing in the WHS Summer Concert on Thursday, 10 May (7pm). This is the highlight of the year for us and we will …Read More »
  • North of England Table Cricket Champions

    North of England Table Cricket Champions

    Congratulations to our Table Cricket Team who won the Lords Taverners Northern Regional Finals in Durham on Tuesday, 24 April. They played brilliantly winning all their first-round games …Read More »
  • Ski Trip 2018

    Ski Trip 2018

    During the February half term holiday, a group of students and staff experienced a fabulous week at Passo Tonale, Italy on the WHS Annual Ski Trip. We are now planning for …Read More »
  • Robotics Challenge

    Robotics Challenge

    Our fantastic STEM/Coding Club team went to Newcastle and acquitted themselves really well against some ferocious competition!  We were in contention for much of the day, only losing points …Read More »
  • School Production Tickets on Sale

    School Production Tickets on Sale

    You are warmly invited to the new, exciting WHS production of Beauty & the Beast. Performances take place on 17, 18 and 20 April at 7.00pm. Tickets are …Read More »