Category Archives: News

School Celebrates A Level Results

We are absolutely delighted with the performance of our students. They have achieved excellent results that reflect their hard work, dedication and determination in their studies. Whether it is the students that have achieved straight A*’s or those who have worked equally hard to reach the goals they set themselves we congratulate them all on […]

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Storming Success at the Cumbria School Games

Nine students from WHS represented Carlisle District at the Cumbria School Games on Wednesday 11th July. Our Boccia team – Thomas Armstrong, Connor Dixon and Kelsey-Lee Hall – performed brilliantly, winning every match they played against the teams representing the other districts and brought home yet another trophy for the school. Our Table Cricket team […]

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Summer Tea Party

We held our annual Summer Tea Party for senior members of the Brampton community on Monday, 16 July.  Over 80 appreciative locals enjoyed the cheerful afternoon.  Year 9 students prepared and served tasty savoury and sweet canapes, under the guidance of Mrs McKenna.  Miss Elliot staffed the urn to produce countless of cups of tea, supported by students providing table service […]

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Performing Arts Trip 2018

Following the success of the 2016 London, and 2017 Paris, trips, Miss Inglesfield and Miss Serrechia, along with Mr Tidmarsh, are accompanying a group of 30 Performing Arts students on a trip to London for workshops, backstage tours and West End performances. For an update and photographs, follow their daily blog: http://vle.williamhoward.cumbria.sch.uk/drama/extra-curricular-/trips-and-visits/london-2018    

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Tanzanian Link Blog

It was a late start on the evening of Thursday, 6 July for this year’s Tanzanian Link Team. Fourteen  students and three staff arrived at school for 12am, ready to begin their journey to our Tanzanian partner school in Uru. They will spend almost four weeks in Tanzania. You can keep up with their adventures on their […]

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A Meteoric Event!

Uncannily, meteorites landed on school grounds in each of the Cumbria Education Trust (CET) Schools today. The boulder-sized chondrite that struck WHS narrowly missed the Media Department! Luckily this ‘phenomenon’ was part of an exciting cross-trust extended writing day entitled ‘It Came from Space’. A stimulus video – a mock news bulletin reporting the ‘meteorite’ landings […]

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Damon King Crowned Trampolining Champion

Another fantastic weekend of events just took place for Damon King, with him becoming British NDP level 5 Champion!  The event took place at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham with the top 8 in the country for all age groups and levels competing to be crowned British NDP Champion for their level. Damon had to qualify […]

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A Great Bake for Forces Students

Several forces students from William Howard took part in a military style bake on Thursday 27 June, to commemorate and celebrate armed forces week and RAF 100.  The students had great fun baking and it was a real chance for them to bond as a military family within WHS. The following day the forces students held a military cake sale, they […]

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Computing Accreditation

For another year William Howard School has been accredited Lead School for Computer Science teaching by Computing At Schools, supported by the British Computer Society. WHS has held this status since the Lead School programme began. What does it mean? We support our colleagues across North Cumbria – and often beyond our borders – in […]

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Year 10 Careers Event

Year 10 students took part in a careers morning on Thursday, 5 July.  The focus of the morning was to think about next steps after their GCSEs. Along with different training providers including Carlisle College, Newton Rigg and Gen 2 there were also local employers, Lloyds Motors, Capita, Pirelli, and the Cumberland Building Society. A local […]

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