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) >>


  • The Code Show Comes to WHS

    The Code Show Comes to WHS

    ‘The Code Show’, a travelling computer museum, docked in the WHS Sixth Form Centre on Thursday, 13 June. Gary McNab (the founder of The Code Show) brought along an …Read More »
  • Exhibition 2019

    Exhibition 2019

    Our annual Exhibition was held yesterday evening (Wednesday, 12 June) when creative works from Art, Photography, Design Technology and Media students were showcased for families and guests to …Read More »
  • Connecting with Taiwan

    Connecting with Taiwan

    Seven WHS students travelled to Taiwan via Hong Kong as part of the British Council ‘Connecting Classrooms’ Project, in a joint Cumbrian schools visit to our East Asian …Read More »
  • Outstanding Table Cricket Success

    Outstanding Table Cricket Success

    Our Table Cricket Team competed in the Lord’s Taverners National Table Cricket Finals at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Friday, 7 June . What an amazing competition …Read More »
  • A German Experience

    A German Experience

    During the half term break, 40 students along with 5 staff travelled to the beautiful city of Freiburg in Black Forest, in the sunny southwest of Germany for …Read More »
  • Year 8 Explore Their Beliefs

    Year 8 Explore Their Beliefs

    Over the course of last half term Year 8 students have been exploring a brand new topic in R.E. They have looked in depth at three religious statements of …Read More »
  • An Enterprising Year

    An Enterprising Year

    During assembly on Monday, Year 9 Enterprise students presented Oak Tree Animal Charity with a cheque for £100 that they had raised during the year.  The fundraising was supported …Read More »
  • A Taste of College

    A Taste of College

    Some of our Year 9 students were lucky enough to complete a 4-week programme of various disciplines at Carlisle College.  Each Friday these students would complete a course …Read More »
  • Taste of Game Competition

    Taste of Game Competition

    Two William Howard students have gained top awards in a nationwide cookery competition. Poppy Gregory (year 11) and Daniel Rickerby (year 8) competed with more than 80 students …Read More »