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) >>


  • Sixth Form Open Evening

    Sixth Form Open Evening

    Come along to our Sixth Form Open Evening on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at 6pm We offer: Broad range of academic and vocational subjects Relevant extra-curricular activities Dedicated …Read More »
  • Presentation Evening

    Presentation Evening

    The school held its Presentation Evening in Carlisle Cathedral on Monday, 18 December; an occasion to celebrate the achievements of the Year 11 and Year 13 students from …Read More »
  • WHS now Carlisle Ambassador Member

    WHS now Carlisle Ambassador Member

    Mrs Hill attended the Civic Centre in Carlisle on Wednesday, 6 December to receive a Carlisle Ambassadors Member Certificate on behalf of William Howard School. Mrs Hill is …Read More »
  • Children in Need

    Children in Need

    On Friday, 17 November the school joined the nation in support of Children in Need raising £722.80. This years’ highlights included a staff Karaoke which hit all the …Read More »
  • Trampolining for Primary Schools

    Trampolining for Primary Schools

    We ran two trampolining taster sessions for Years 5 and 6 pupils from our feeder primary schools on the 4th and 7th of December. Splitting the taster session into …Read More »
  • Bestselling Book Fair

    Bestselling Book Fair

    This year’s Scholastic Book Fair, organised by the Library at William Howard School, was once again a spectacular success. During five days, students could choose from over 200 …Read More »
  • Trampoline Success

    Trampoline Success

    Year 9 student Damon King has had a busy couple of weekends recently with success at the Regional Schools Trampoline Competition, where he finished in 1st place in …Read More »