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Years 7 & 8 Careers Event

Year 7 and 8 students took part in a careers event in school on Monday 30 April.  The event was to raise awareness of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and we were delighted that so many local employers and training providers came in to support the event. There was a mixture of interactive, […]

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Key Stage 1 Sporting Mornings

During the first half of the summer term over 300 KS1 pupils from our local primary schools participated in two sports mornings. On Tuesday 24 April and Tuesday 1 May pupils from 11 of our feeder schools took part in a range of different sporting activities on the astro at William Howard School. We were […]

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William Howard Summer Concert

All of our big ensembles are performing in the WHS Summer Concert on Thursday, 10 May (7pm). This is the highlight of the year for us and we will be showcasing a range of talent from all year groups including our windband, sax, flute, clarinet groups, vocal ensembles, dance band and soloists. Come along and enjoy […]

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North of England Table Cricket Champions

Congratulations to our Table Cricket Team who won the Lords Taverners Northern Regional Finals in Durham on Tuesday, 24 April. They played brilliantly winning all their first-round games and then the final. They will now go through to the National Final at Lords in London on the 21st June. Well done to Tom Armstrong, Connor Dixon, […]

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Ski Trip 2018

During the February half term holiday, a group of students and staff experienced a fabulous week at Passo Tonale, Italy on the WHS Annual Ski Trip. We are now planning for next year’s trip (Friday, 15 February to Saturday, 23 February 2019). It’s open to all Year Groups. Students can ask Mrs Tait or Mr Davies for an […]

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Robotics Challenge

Our fantastic STEM/Coding Club team went to Newcastle and acquitted themselves really well against some ferocious competition!  We were in contention for much of the day, only losing points for details that we missed, it being our first time taking part in this national competition. The teams had better watch out – we’ll be back next […]

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Enhancing Lives Through Colour

Our Forces students took part in a Colour in Care workshop that was delivered by Mrs Sally Tears, on 15th March. Colour in Care helps children verbalise their thoughts and express how they are feeling with the use of colour, or just making a place where they can share with others who understand how they […]

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FREE Community Art Workshop

Drop in to Brampton Community Centre on Tuesday 10th April, between 11am and 3pm, to take part in an artist-led (Abby Kilfedder) creative workshop about Remembrance. Everyone is welcome to come along and get involved. Why not pop in and find out more?   What does Remembrance mean to you? As part of the Heritage […]

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RAF Spadeadam Trip

On  Wednesday 14 March, a number of  students from WHS visited Royal Air Force Spadeadam to learn about the station and what happens there. The visit gave the students the opportunity to see where some of their parents work and what their roles within the RAF involve. RAF Spadeadam is the largest RAF station (by […]

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