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) >>


  • WHS Spring Lambs

    WHS Spring Lambs

    The WHS Open Spaces Group are pleased to announce the safe arrival of three new lambs. The latest was born unexpectedly during breaktime today. Luckily, Year 9 student …Read More »
  • Sixth Form City Champions

    Sixth Form City Champions

    The Sixth Form football team became City Champions with a 3-2 victory against Trinity in the final. Aaron Roberts scored two well taken goals before Lewis McPartlan netted …Read More »
  • WWI Battlefields Visit

    WWI Battlefields Visit

    Two Year 9 students along with History Teacher, Miss Lynch, were invited to attended the First World War Centenary Battlefields visit, from 3rd to 6th March 2019. The two students, Anna Murphy …Read More »
  • City Football Tournament Success

    City Football Tournament Success

    Well done to the Year 7 and Year 9 football teams – both won their City tournaments at the Sheepmount on Thursday last week. Year 7 won all of …Read More »
  • Band of Kings Masterclass

    Band of Kings Masterclass

    WHS Wind Band have had a special visit from the Band of Kings Military Band who have delivered a presentation on life as a Musician in the forces …Read More »
  • Years 7 & 8 Careers Events

    Years 7 & 8 Careers Events

    Years 7 and 8 students took part in a career event to provide an introduction to the world of work, on Thursday 21 March.  We had a range …Read More »
  • TCS Oxford Computing Challenge

    TCS Oxford Computing Challenge

    CONGRATULATIONS to the Oxford Challenge students – out of the 12 who participated on the day, 10 of them achieved DISTINCTION for their age group!  Read More »
  • Tomorrow’s Engineers

    Tomorrow’s Engineers

    The STEM club led by Mr Gibson went to Nissan Skills Academy in Sunderland on March 1st to participate in the Tomorrow’s Engineers competition. Last year was our …Read More »
  • Geography Revision Weekend

    Geography Revision Weekend

    This year, the Geography Department offered Year 11 students an opportunity to attend a revision and outdoor activities weekend with the aim of keeping students motivated, focused and …Read More »