Category Archives: News

Store Cupboard Bake Off

Here’s a few ideas for some Easter holiday baking fun from Miss McKenna. You can use ingredients you already have in the house, but you may need to adapt recipes and swap ingredients – that’s all part of the fun. Be creative! Some suggested swaps you could use instead: Cereal. Most cereal will swap put […]

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Easter Egg Competition

We’re running a House Team Easter Egg Competition over the Easter holidays for you to have fun with. The general theme is ‘heroes’ – that could be a sports person, performer, doctor, nurse, scientist, writer, a family member, teacher, or a fictional character such as a Marvel superhero (see Mrs Cheal’s eggsample below). Be resourceful! […]

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Out and About at Home

Don’t miss out on a dose of culture this Easter holiday – sit back and enjoy the experience from your armchair… Museum Visits Virtualiteach Amazing Virtual Museum Tours Despite travel restrictions, we can still visit some the most amazing museums of the world through these virtual tours created by VirtualiTeach. Theatre National Theatre productions to […]

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And the Music Plays On!

Our Music students are continuing to practice throughout… George Berry – Harmony to chords (1)   George Berry – Harmony to chords (2)   Emily Arthur Hey Jude   Dylan Rhodes – Hey Jude (Learned in two days!)   Zack Ealey – Hey Jude  

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Learning Continues

Despite the many distractions, including bothersome pets, our students have continued to work hard this week and have shown outstanding resilience and responsibility for their learning, for which we are very proud. Here is just a tiny fraction of some of the work our teachers have received from their students. Well done everyone!

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My Dog Ate My Homework!

…or certainly got in the way! We asked students and staff to send in pictures of their pets demanding attention while they have been trying to work at home. Whether it’s a curious cat or a distracting dog, there are clearly lots of pesky pets out there!  

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Free e-books for Everyone

Our Librarian has sourced these online providers of free e-books for you to dive into… PROJECT GUTENBERG Project Gutenberg is one of the oldest and largest e-book sources on the web, with more than 60,000 downloadable books in different formats. You can choose to read online in your browser or download free e-books to your PC […]

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Carlisle Music and Drama Festival Success

Thank you to all our students who took part in this year’s Carlisle Music and Drama Festival. They did so well and were a real credit to the school. The William Howard School Choir came first (just beating Austin Friars), as did Matthew Warwick (for brass, Jazz piano and organ), Andrew Woodmas-Calvert (voice), George Sidaway […]

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Fundraising for our Commonwealth Link

Today we celebrated our links with Tanzania by holding events to raise the profile of this year’s visit and fundraise for our 2020 projects. As Tanzania is part of the Commonwealth, this week was chosen as it coincided with Commonwealth Day on Monday, 9 March. To help raise funds, students had the option to pay […]

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