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) >>


  • Time to Talk

    Time to Talk

    ‘Time to Talk Day 2018’ is a national event that raises awareness and encourages people to talk about mental well-being and health. During lessons 1 and 4 on …Read More »
  • Business Studies Students Learn From Hemingway

    Business Studies Students Learn From Hemingway

    A level Business Studies students attended Wayne Hemingway’s Public Lecture at the Old Fire Station, Carlisle on Thursday, 8 February. The students were inspired by the journey taken by Hemingway …Read More »
  • Swedish Link

    Swedish Link

    As part of our International Links, William Howard School will be participating in the second year of our partnership with Robinson School from Sweden. Students and staff from …Read More »
  • Year 9 Options Planning Day

    Year 9 Options Planning Day

    Year 9 students at William Howard School took part in an Options Planning Day on Tuesday, 30 January to explore where their GCSE course choices could take them on their …Read More »
  • Higher Education Information Evening

    Higher Education Information Evening

    We hosted our fifth Higher Education Evening on Thursday, 1 February 2018 for the benefit of Year 11 and 12 students considering applying for university in future. The focus of the evening …Read More »
  • E-Safety Questionnaire

    E-Safety Questionnaire

    As a school we take e-safety very seriously and the topic is extensively covered in both our taught curriculum and as part of our wider awareness raising in …Read More »
  • Former WHS Student Becomes Young Business Woman

    Former WHS Student Becomes Young Business Woman

    A former William Howard School student has recently become one of the youngest businesswomen in Carlisle. Since leaving Sixth Form last July, Katie Goodchild bought a popular Cecil Street cafe ‘Anazao …Read More »