Category Archives: News

New York, New York

39 students along with four teachers experienced an incredible trip to New York during the February Half Term break. The trip was aimed at Years 10 to 13 students studying Performing Art, Drama, Dance and Media. As well as visits to The Empire State Building, the 9/11 Memorial, the Lincoln Centre for Performing Arts, the […]

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Learning to Earn

Bethany Berry-Henshaw from Young Enterprise came into school today to deliver workshops from the Learn to Earn programme. The workshops included ‘My Dream Lifestyle’, ‘the Cost of Living’ and budget planning, involving a range of interactive tasks, presentations, resources and class discussion. In the morning a group of Year 10 Maths students took part and during the afternoon the Year […]

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Year 13 Dancers Perform at U Dance Festival

Our Year 13 A Level dancers represented William Howard School at the U.Dance Festival 2019 at The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick on Tuesday, 12 February. The students performed a piece entitled ‘Unsteady’, which was their own choreography exploring the concept that as humans we are programmed to be dependent on each other to survive. Lewis Logie, […]

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Boccia Brilliance!

WHS students, Oliver Wightman, Thomas Armstrong and Connor Dixon, represented Cumbria at the Lord’s Taverners North West Regional Tournament on Thursday, 7 February. They had a fantastic day and played brilliantly. In the first round, they played three matches against teams from Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside and won all of them convincingly. In their semi-final […]

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Football Stars

Nine students travelled to Penrith to represent the school at a Cumberland Football Association Inclusive Football event on Wednesday 6 February. They all enjoyed the day and played well as a team. They played against five other schools from around the county and won four matches, drew one and lost one. This is William Howard […]

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Revision Support Workshops

KS4 and KS5 students took part in a range of workshops to support them with their upcoming examinations, on Monday 4 February. Made Training delivered the sessions that included, Rapid Revision, Managing Stress, Advanced Note Taking, Studying Made Simple and Independent Working. The students were able to interact with the trainers and each other, applying what […]

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It’s Time to Talk

Time to Talk Day 2019 is taking place on Thursday 7 February. Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet people are still afraid to talk about it. On Time to Talk Day we want everyone to have a conversation about mental health. Throughout this week, students and staff at WHS will be involved in […]

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