Category Archives: News

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 Thursday, 1 February students took part in some starter activities in relation to the themes associated with Time to Talk. As a school we are looking at […]

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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 Design from the humble beginnings of market trader to property design.  The lecture was organised by the University of Cumbria.  Wayne Hemingway asked for students to have […]

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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 the school will be visiting Cumbria from Friday, 2 March to Wednesday, 7 March 2018. The aim is for our students to explore and share current global […]

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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 future career paths.  A range of local business people gave up their time to speak with students about their own personal career paths and how their choice of […]

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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 was to give both students and their families information and guidance about possible course choices if they wish to progress to university. Twenty-two universities in total attended […]

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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 assemblies etc. Each year, there is a Safer Internet Day nationally and this year it is on Tuesday 6 February. The 2018 theme is “Create, connect and […]

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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 Tearoom and Gallery’ with financial backing from her family. Mrs Hill, Curriculum Leader for Business Studies at William Howard and the Business Link for Cumbria Education Trust, […]

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Primary Trampolining and Badminton Festival

Over sixty Year 3 & 4 pupils from our local primary schools participated in a Trampolining and Badminton Festival on Monday, 15 January. Pupils from Brampton, Longtown, Warwick Bridge, Hayton, Great Corby, Irthington, Lanercost, Fir Ends and Castle Carrock were split into two groups, spending half the session working on developing their badminton skills and […]

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Sixth Form Open Evening

Come along to our Sixth Form Open Evening on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at 6pm We offer: Broad range of academic and vocational subjects Relevant extra-curricular activities Dedicated sixth form centre for private and collaborative study Embedded pastoral system Individual advice and guidance A curriculum that is well matched to student need and outcomes are […]

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Presentation Evening

The school held its Presentation Evening in Carlisle Cathedral on Monday, 18 December; an occasion to celebrate the achievements of the Year 11 and Year 13 students from the previous academic year and present exam certificates for GCSEs and A levels to those students. Introductions were made by Mr Chris McAree – Headteacher and a […]

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