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) >>


  • An Amazing Performance at the Music Festival

    An Amazing Performance at the Music Festival

    William Howard School certainly had a fantastic week at The Carlisle and District Music Festival last week… The Brass Group claimed 1st place for the 25th year in …Read More »
  • KS1 Mini Sports Festival

    KS1 Mini Sports Festival

    68 Year 1 and 2 pupils from our feeder primary schools participated in a Mini Sports Festival at William Howard School on Wednesday, 14 March. Pupils from Lanercost, …Read More »
  • Table Cricket Champions

    Table Cricket Champions

    A huge well done to Tom Armstrong, Connor Dixon, Tom Harmer, Thomas Threlkeld, William Sewell, Joshua Fleming, Libby Kavanagh and Davonna Cowan (Captain). They represented the school at …Read More »
  • Fundraising Fashion Show

    Fundraising Fashion Show

    Students are hosting a Fashion Show on Friday, 9 March at 7.00pm in the Performance Hall, to raise funds for our Tanzanian Link. Please join us for a glamour-filled evening. …Read More »
  • Business Models

    Business Models

    As part of their Global Marketing Unit, Year 13 Business Studies students visited McDonalds in Carlisle City Centre on Tuesday, 6 March. Eve Hills, People Officer for McDonalds, …Read More »
  • Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival

    Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival

    The Carlisle and District Music Festival is upon us once more and we will be sending some of our talented musicians to compete in a range of classes throughout …Read More »
  • Rugby News

    Rugby News

    Jake Whittaker, Jay Nugent and ex-student Sam Tunnicliffe represented Cumbria in Under 17 Rugby, over the last two weekends, playing Northumberland and Durham. Jake played really well in both …Read More »