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) >>


  • Dutch Teachers Visit WHS

    Dutch Teachers Visit WHS

    With an international flavour this term, we also welcomed a group of 8 teachers from two schools in Holland. They visited from Tabor College and 2College to discover …Read More »
  • Welcome to our Swedish Visitors

    Welcome to our Swedish Visitors

    24 Swedish students , 2 teachers and a parent from Robinson Skola, which is about 80km north of Stockholm have visited the school this week. After arriving on …Read More »
  • Autism Awareness Week

    Autism Awareness Week

    This week is ‘Autism Awareness Week’. WHS is supporting the National Autistic Society by having a collection – donation boxes will be placed in the main reception and in the Learning …Read More »
  • Customer Service Award for Young Enterprise Team

    Customer Service Award for Young Enterprise Team

    Congratulations to WHS Young Enterprise Team ‘Negotium’ who won an award for Best Customer Service in this year’s competition. The Awards Evening was on Wednesday, 22 March at the …Read More »
  • U Dance Performance

    U Dance Performance

    On Tuesday, 14 March, the GCSE Dance students performed alongside other secondary schools and local dance companies in the U Dance Festival at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick. …Read More »
  • Technology Competition

    Technology Competition

    Every year the Rotary Club of Carlisle holds a Technology Competition at Austin Friars.  This competition is open to all secondary schools within Cumbria.  The aim of the …Read More »
  • Carlisle Music Festival

    Carlisle Music Festival

    William Howard School was extremely proud of our students for their excellent performances at the Music Festival.  It was an excellent opportunity to showcase the talent and commitment …Read More »