Welcome to William Howard School, where we strive every day to challenge our students and staff to live by the school's core values: “Resilience, Responsibility, Respect”. 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) >>

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  • Sixth Form Information Evening

    Sixth Form Information Evening

    We held our Information Evening last week for those students considering their post-16 options. It was very well attended and consisted of an introductory talk followed by the …Read More »
  • Cross Country

    Cross Country

    The Inter County Cross Country Championship was held at Kirby Stephen and was represented for the first time, by only one student Will Marshall, in the Senior Boys …Read More »
  • Young Enterprise News

    Young Enterprise News

    WHS Young Enterprise Team, Negotium, took part in a recent workshop with other secondary schools at the Crown and Mitre Hotel in Carlisle.  This workshop was to prepare …Read More »
  • Primary Key Steps Gymnastics Competition

    Primary Key Steps Gymnastics Competition

    On Tuesday 7, February we held our annual Key Steps Gymnastics competition. Performers from nine of our feeder primary schools competed in a total of 35 separate gymnastics …Read More »
  • Hampers


    Since the start of this term 103 hampers have been delivered to local pensioners by Mrs Green and a team of students. The hampers were stocked with a …Read More »
  • Cumbria Schools Cross Country

    Cumbria Schools Cross Country

    William Howard School was well represented at the County Championship with 22 students competing across the various age groups from Year 7 to 13. There were excellent performances …Read More »
  • British Cycling Champion

    British Cycling Champion

    Year 9 student Adam Bent, representing Border City Wheelers as a youth rider, became the British Cycling Under 14 Cyclocross National Champion at Peel Park in Bradford. After a steady …Read More »