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) >>


  • Celebrating A Level Results

    Celebrating A Level Results

    We are absolutely delighted with this year’s performance of our Sixth Form students. They have achieved excellent results that reflect their hard work, dedication and determination in their …Read More »
  • Setting the Tone

    Setting the Tone

    To further enhance the new outdoor seating area, our Art Department and students have been busy painting a bright, colourful mural around the seats and planters. The design …Read More »
  • Sports Day 2019

    Sports Day 2019

    Our annual Sports Day was held yesterday, with a slightly different format to previous years. To ensure that students were actively engaged throughout the day, Years 7 and …Read More »
  • Go-kart Engineering

    Go-kart Engineering

    Year 9 Engineering students put their go-karts to the test on Wednesday. Throughout the year, the teams of students engaged in all the required processes to design, test …Read More »
  • Ex-student Returns to Give Contemporary Dance Lesson

    Ex-student Returns to Give Contemporary Dance Lesson

    The GCSE and A level Dance groups took part in a two hour contemporary workshop with Blair Moore and Alex Bastide. Blair is an ex-student, who has since …Read More »
  • Mental Health Gold Award for WHS

    Mental Health Gold Award for WHS

    William Howard School is delighted to be the first school in Cumbria to be awarded the Gold Status of The Carnegie Centre of Excellence Mental Health Award for …Read More »
  • A Summer Tea Party

    A Summer Tea Party

    We held our annual Summer Tea Party for senior members of the Brampton community on Monday, 15 July, with over 60 appreciative locals enjoying the afternoon.  Year 9 students prepared and …Read More »
  • Paving the Way to a Future in Highways

    Paving the Way to a Future in Highways

    Last Friday, forty Year 10 students visited the Highways Agency’s Construction School in Carlisle. The aim of the trip was to promote the importance of Science Technology Engineering …Read More »
  • Open Spaces Summer Fayre

    Open Spaces Summer Fayre

    The Open Spaces group held a Summer Fayre after school on Friday. Some much-needed refreshments, including a host of indulgent home-baked cakes, were served to the grateful staff …Read More »