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) >>


  • Holocaust Survivor Visit

    Holocaust Survivor Visit

    To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the History Department invited Janine Webber, a Holocaust survivor, into school to speak to our History students in Year 10. It was Janine’s …Read More »
  • Amazing Football Success

    Amazing Football Success

    Congratulations to the WHS U13 girls who represented Carlisle United Community Sports Trust in the Girls Cup at Bolton Wanderers Official on Wednesday, 9 January. For William Howard …Read More »
  • Philosophy Students Discuss Ethical Decisions of Road Users

    Philosophy Students Discuss Ethical Decisions of Road Users

    The AS and A2 Philosophy students were thrilled this week to welcome Michael Nattrass into their lesson to discuss his Phd work. Michael has just completed a doctoral …Read More »
  • Christmas Stockings for the Community

    Christmas Stockings for the Community

    On Monday and Thursday this week, Miss Lynch and Mrs King were accompanied by members of the Student Council, who set about delivering over 90 Christmas stockings to some …Read More »
  • Enterprise Students Get Baking

    Enterprise Students Get Baking

    Year 9 Enterprise students made Christmas cakes and chocolate cakes for teachers and some local businesses in Brampton. The money from the sale will support them with their …Read More »
  • Donating to Carlisle Foodbank

    Donating to Carlisle Foodbank

    On Monday 17th December, members of the student council were accompanied by Miss Lynch and Mrs King at Carlisle foodbank, where they dropped off over 30 boxes of …Read More »
  • Presentation Evening 2018

    Presentation Evening 2018

    Our annual presentation evening took place at Carlisle Cathedral on Tuesday evening, when last year’s GCSE and A Level students’ exam achievements were celebrated. Once again, it was …Read More »
  • Carol Service

    Carol Service

    The carol service welcomed over 180 people to St Martins Church on Monday, 17 December. The WHS Music Department was well represented with our Windband performing and accompanying …Read More »
  • Teachers’ Karaoke

    Teachers’ Karaoke

    The performance hall was packed for the Teachers’ Karaoke during Tuesday break times. Students went wild for the enthusiastic performances given by their teachers. Over £300 was raised for …Read More »