Category Archives: News

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 Lewis Blenkharn was on hand to assist Mrs Brereton and Mrs Allgrove in the delivery of the large lamb when its mother needed a little help. Lewis […]

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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 the winner with five minutes to go. It was a strong performance from the team and they were deserved winners. For many of the team that will […]

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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 and Max Hope, had been selected as they had written fantastic responses in a History Department competition, which asked students to reflect on what remembrance meant to […]

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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 their four games including a 2-1 win against Caldew in the final, with goals from Dan Hopper and Jake Raffles. The Year 9 team won their final […]

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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 followed by a full masterclass. The workshop will be presented in the School Summer Concert on Thursday, 23 May.

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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 of activities and workshops taking place with local employers and training providers, including Lloyd Motors, Cumberland Building Society, DNVGL, Newton Rigg College, Carlisle College, the Armed Forces, […]

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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 first year, so we were looking to build on our success. By the end of the first round we were JOINT FIRST! A series of mechanical ‘challenges’ […]

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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 engaged as they progress to their final exams. The residential took place at Winmarleigh Hall in Lancashire from Friday, 15 March until Sunday, 17 March, and comprised […]

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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 so, as part of National Sleep Awareness Week, we have been highlighting the importance of sleep. This week, students have been encouraged to think about their own […]

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