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) >>


  • School Celebrates A Level Results

    School Celebrates A Level Results

    We are absolutely delighted with the performance of our students. They have achieved excellent results that reflect their hard work, dedication and determination in their studies. Whether it …Read More »
  • Storming Success at the Cumbria School Games

    Storming Success at the Cumbria School Games

    Nine students from WHS represented Carlisle District at the Cumbria School Games on Wednesday 11th July. Our Boccia team – Thomas Armstrong, Connor Dixon and Kelsey-Lee Hall – …Read More »
  • Summer Tea Party

    Summer Tea Party

    We held our annual Summer Tea Party for senior members of the Brampton community on Monday, 16 July.  Over 80 appreciative locals enjoyed the cheerful afternoon.  Year 9 students prepared and served …Read More »
  • Performing Arts Trip 2018

    Performing Arts Trip 2018

    Following the success of the 2016 London, and 2017 Paris, trips, Miss Inglesfield and Miss Serrechia, along with Mr Tidmarsh, are accompanying a group of 30 Performing Arts …Read More »
  • Tanzanian Link Blog

    Tanzanian Link Blog

    It was a late start on the evening of Thursday, 6 July for this year’s Tanzanian Link Team. Fourteen  students and three staff arrived at school for 12am, ready …Read More »
  • A Meteoric Event!

    A Meteoric Event!

    Uncannily, meteorites landed on school grounds in each of the Cumbria Education Trust (CET) Schools today. The boulder-sized chondrite that struck WHS narrowly missed the Media Department! Luckily …Read More »
  • Damon King Crowned Trampolining Champion

    Damon King Crowned Trampolining Champion

    Another fantastic weekend of events just took place for Damon King, with him becoming British NDP level 5 Champion!  The event took place at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham …Read More »