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) >>


  • Sleep Awareness Week

    Sleep Awareness Week

    Like physical health, there are things that we can all do to help keep us feeling mentally fit and healthy. One of these things is getting enough sleep …Read More »
  • Rotary Club Technology Challenge

    Rotary Club Technology Challenge

    Three teams of Year 9 students took part in the Carlisle Rotary Club Technology Tournament, held at Austin Friars School on Friday, 8 March. Participants were challenged to produce a …Read More »
  • Table Cricket Triumph!

    Table Cricket Triumph!

    Our Table Cricket Team had a great day last Wednesday at the Lord’s Taverners County Table Cricket Competition in Penrith. This sport is growing each year and 16 …Read More »
  • Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival

    Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival

    William Howard Students gave outstanding performances at the 2019 The Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival last week, winning numerous placings and trophies. Mr Verry (WHS Director …Read More »
  • British Science Week

    British Science Week

    It was British Science Week this week, so to celebrate the Science Department ran lots of fun experiments during break times to get students engaged in science. Orange …Read More »
  • DADA Showcase Tickets on Sale

    DADA Showcase Tickets on Sale

    Don’t miss what promises to be a fantastic evening! Tickets are available from Miss Serrechia for the WHS DADA Showcase. Performances by WHS Drama, Dance and Performing Arts …Read More »
  • National Careers and Apprenticeships Week

    National Careers and Apprenticeships Week

    Students across all years took part in a range of activities during National Careers and Apprenticeships Week.  In lessons, teachers linked their subject to future career choices and …Read More »
  • World Book Day 2019

    World Book Day 2019

    To mark World Book Day this year, WHS Library staff organised a host of activities and events. We were very pleased to welcome author Sharon Gosling into the Library for a …Read More »
  • CET Junior Masterchef Challenge

    CET Junior Masterchef Challenge

    William Howard played host to Cumbria Education Trust’s Primary School Junior Masterchef Challenge on Wednesday, 6 March. The pupils from CET primary schools were challenged to create a …Read More »