Category Archives: News

Through to Semi-Final

WHS Year 8 beat QEGS convincingly in a Boys Football City Cup quarter final, scoring 9 goals in an excellent performance. Alex Acton got a hat trick within 15 minutes with goals from Joe Rossi, Matthew Williams, Dan Hoper, Matty Williamson, Isaac Bouch and Archie Lamb completing the victory. Year 8 now play Trinity in […]

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Students Survey the Roman Remains Under Our Feet

A group of our Year 7 students assisted archaeologists with a Geophysical Survey of the school field on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. The students have just completed an introductory module on ‘the History of Brampton’ and following on from this, they undertook the survey of the school field to locate historic remains. During the […]

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Year 8 Football Result

There was an excellent performance from the Year 8 football team against Caldew in the first round of the County Cup last Thursday (17 October). Alex Acton gave WHS the lead, firing into the roof of the net. However, despite lots of chances they were unable to finish the game off and Caldew managed to find […]

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Young Geographers

This year the KS3 students again produced some amazing work for the RGS Young Geographer of the Year competition. This year’s theme was “Where can Geography take you?” and the school winners were Scarlett Corrie (Y7), Hannah Scott (Y8) and Lizzie Wise (Y9). Good luck to them and the runners up whose entries have been […]

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Languages and Culture Festival

We held a special ‘Languages and Culture Festival’ in school today to celebrate the languages we offer and the cultures they link with. It was a day of fun, food and festivity! A ‘taste’ of Europe was on offer with free food trials during break times, while the canteen served up a special themed menu […]

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Franklin Scholars Training Day

As Franklin Scholars, a group of Year 10 students are training to work as mentors for younger students in school. They had their first full day of training today and will receive further booster training sessions throughout the year.      

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Year 11 Careers Event

Year 11 took part in a careers event on Monday 14th October to find out more about external post-16 options available to them.  The external providers included Carlisle College, Newton Rigg, University of Cumbria, Hello Future, Armed Forces, Inspira, NCS, Armstrong Watson and RWP Training.

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Sport Science Students Learn from Professional

Year 10 and 11 Sports Science students were very fortunate to have a Sports Therapist visit their lessons today to talk about her role, the career paths available, and training involved. Anthea Bowman who works as a Sports Therapist, based in the Kirby Stephen area, gave a demonstration of some of the massage techniques she […]

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A Geological Expedition

A group of Year 11 Geology and Geography students enjoyed a study trip to London and the Lee Valley last weekend. It was an excellent opportunity for the students to see and experience a range of aspects studied as part of their GCSE courses. Although the focus of the trip was geological, broader activities and […]

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Sweet Blessings

Since September the Year 11 GCSE Religious Education classes have been studying Jewish beliefs and teachings. On Tuesday they celebrated the new year festival of Rosh Hashanah with traditional dish of apples dipped in honey. Within the Jewish community this is a time when families gather together to remember all that has happened over the […]

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