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) >>


  • CET Festival of Dance

    CET Festival of Dance

    William Howard School played host to a Dance Festival for Cumbria Education Trust’s Primary Schools on Wednesday. Years 1 and 2 teams from Yanwath, Tebay, Longtown and Yewdale Primary Schools …Read More »
  • Creative Geographers

    Creative Geographers

    The Geography Department have been running a competition for the Year 7s to design a postcard which will be sent out across the school to celebrate success in …Read More »
  • Taking Tag Rugby to Tanzania

    Taking Tag Rugby to Tanzania

    William Howard School has a link with Uru Secondary School in Tanzania on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. The link is coming up to its 30th anniversary and …Read More »
  • Primary Multi-skills Festival

    Primary Multi-skills Festival

    Over 70 pupils from our feeder primary schools, attended a trampolining and multi skills festival on Wednesday, 7 November. Years 1 and 2 pupils from Lees Hill, Crosby, …Read More »
  • Remembering with Respect

    Remembering with Respect

    Today the whole school gathered together for our Remembrance service; joined by guests, Mr Roy Burns from the Royal British Legion and RAF Spadeadam personnel. Students quietly filed out from …Read More »
  • Come to our Book Fair

    Come to our Book Fair

    We will be holding our annual Book Fair for students from Monday 12, November to Thursday, 15 November in the Library. Over 200 latest teen fiction titles will be on offer, …Read More »
  • Year 11 Revision Conference

    Year 11 Revision Conference

    Almost 500 Year 11 students from across Cumbria Education Trust’s (CET’s) secondary schools and academies were brought together for the trust’s first ever Year 11 Revision Conference in …Read More »