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) >>


  • Taste of Game Competition

    Taste of Game Competition

    Two William Howard students have gained top awards in a nationwide cookery competition. Poppy Gregory (year 11) and Daniel Rickerby (year 8) competed with more than 80 students …Read More »
  • My Money Week Competition

    My Money Week Competition

    As part of our annual My Money Week competition across the Cumbria Education Trust schools, this year we have teamed up with Carlisle Lake District Airport. Carlisle Lake …Read More »
  • Ofsted Judges WHS as a Good School

    Ofsted Judges WHS as a Good School

    William Howard School is celebrating after its recent Ofsted inspection that took place on 30 April and 1 May. The school was inspected over two days by a …Read More »
  • Road Awareness Training

    Road Awareness Training

    Year 11 students have been given a Road Awareness Training session from Cumbria Police this week, as part of the PD (Personal Development) curriculum. The aim is to …Read More »
  • Dance Class

    Dance Class

    We once again had the wonderful opportunity of welcoming Kelly Mcclelland to WHS on Tuesday 7 May, to discuss the upcoming dance open day in our county. During the morning, …Read More »
  • Table Cricketers do it again!

    Table Cricketers do it again!

    Ten students from WHS competed in the Lord’s Taverners North East Regional Table Cricket Final at Durham Cricket Ground on Thursday, 2 May. Placed third at the County Competition …Read More »
  • Geography Fieldwork in Brampton

    Geography Fieldwork in Brampton

    Year 7 Geographers were developing their fieldwork skills and learning outside of the classroom last week during their geography lessons; the students headed into the centre of Brampton …Read More »
  • WHS Spring Lambs

    WHS Spring Lambs

    The WHS Open Spaces Group are pleased to announce the safe arrival of three new lambs. The latest was born unexpectedly during breaktime today. Luckily, Year 9 student …Read More »
  • Year 11 Run Race for Life

    Year 11 Run Race for Life

    Last week, Year 11 students along with many staff members ran the 1 mile or 5km course that took them to the top of the Moat in Brampton. An …Read More »