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) >>


  • Cumbria Education Trust Collaborative School Council Meeting

    Cumbria Education Trust Collaborative School Council Meeting

    Students representing all 7 schools in the Cumbria Education Trust (CET) participated in the inaugural collaborative School Council meeting.Read More »
  • Year 13 Dancers Perform at U Dance Festival

    Year 13 Dancers Perform at U Dance Festival

    Our Year 13 A Level dancers represented William Howard School at the U.Dance Festival 2019 at The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick on Tuesday, 12 February. The students performed a …Read More »
  • Poppy in Regional Final of Future Chef Competition

    Poppy in Regional Final of Future Chef Competition

    A few months ago, Poppy Gregory (Year 11) competed in the local final of the national Future Chef competition, successfully making it through to the North West regional …Read More »
  • Boccia Brilliance!

    Boccia Brilliance!

    WHS students, Oliver Wightman, Thomas Armstrong and Connor Dixon, represented Cumbria at the Lord’s Taverners North West Regional Tournament on Thursday, 7 February. They had a fantastic day …Read More »
  • Football Stars

    Football Stars

    Nine students travelled to Penrith to represent the school at a Cumberland Football Association Inclusive Football event on Wednesday 6 February. They all enjoyed the day and played …Read More »
  • Revision Support Workshops

    Revision Support Workshops

    KS4 and KS5 students took part in a range of workshops to support them with their upcoming examinations, on Monday 4 February. Made Training delivered the sessions that included, …Read More »
  • It’s Time to Talk

    It’s Time to Talk

    Time to Talk Day 2019 is taking place on Thursday 7 February. Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet people are still afraid to talk about …Read More »
  • Pet Project

    Pet Project

    Last week, Year 9 Enterprise Students visited Brampton Primary School along with Oaktree Animal Centre staff and the group’s Business Advisor, Barry Ridley (Branch Manager of the Cumberland …Read More »
  • Learning to Make Stylish Food

    Learning to Make Stylish Food

    In preparation for Year 11 practical assessment, Tracey Blenkinsopp the Spadeadam Base chef, came in to deliver a presentation and food styling workshop on Wednesday. Students watched a …Read More »