Welcome to William Howard School, where we strive every day to challenge our students and staff to live by the school's core values: “Respect, Responsibility, Resilience”. We have a clear expectation that every student will strive to be the best that they can be in all that they do.  This extends to all within the school community and you will find that staff and students work together to achieve the very best outcomes. 

Read the full introduction from Mr McAree (Headteacher) >>


  • A Holocaust Voice

    A Holocaust Voice

    Monday, 27 January marks Holocaust Memorial Day, a day which marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Nazi death camps. On this day we remember the …Read More »
  • A Great Rugby Performance

    A Great Rugby Performance

    Our Year 9 Rugby Team put in a great performance in a cup match vs Nelson Thomlinson with tries from Thomas Lang, Josh Dempster and Robbie Turk. Well …Read More »
  • A Christmas Assembly

    A Christmas Assembly

    Year 7s ended the day with a special assembly filled with singing, readings and a reminder of why Christmas is celebrated. It was the end of a very …Read More »
  • Christmas in Different Cultures

    Christmas in Different Cultures

    To mark the last school day before the Christmas break, we held a ‘Christmas in Different Cultures’ day. As well as themed lessons with interactive games and experiences, …Read More »
  • Sixth Form PJ Day

    Sixth Form PJ Day

    As well as yesterday’s cake stall, Sixth Form students organised a ‘Pyjama Day’ today to help raise funds for the Tanzanian orphanage that some of them will visit …Read More »
  • A Puppy Sweepstake

    A Puppy Sweepstake

    Congratulations to Mrs Cheal, the winner of the ‘waggiest tail’ competition that Ndizi House ran. They raised £28 for the Guide Dogs charity. A big thank you to …Read More »
  • Winning Business Plans

    Winning Business Plans

    On the last day of term, Year 10 Business Studies students presented their Autumn Term projects to Barry Ridley, Branch Manager of Brampton and Haltwhistle’s Cumberland Building Society.  …Read More »
  • Hey McAreena!

    Hey McAreena!

    Mrs Cooper may not be inviting Mr McAree to join the school choir quite yet, but he embraced the challenge of performing in the Staff Karaoke show today, …Read More »
  • Cakes For Tanzania Link

    Cakes For Tanzania Link

    Year 12 students were selling delicious homemade cakes during break times today, to help the WHS Tanzanian Link raise money for the orphanage where they will be working …Read More »