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) >>


  • Children in Need Fundraising Fun

    Children in Need Fundraising Fun

    Sixth Form students did a fantastic job of organising the Children in Need fundraising in school today. As well as the tempting cakes and lemonade stall, money was …Read More »
  • Reading Recognition

    Reading Recognition

    William Howard School has just been recognised as an ‘Outstanding Readathon School’ for encouraging pupils to read for pleasure and helping to bring the magic of books to …Read More »
  • Come to our Book Fair

    Come to our Book Fair

    We will be holding our annual Book Fair for students from Monday 18, November to Thursday, 21 November in the Library. Over 200 latest teen fiction titles will be on offer, …Read More »
  • Together in Remembrance

    Together in Remembrance

    All Year Groups started today, Armistice Day, with a Remembrance themed lesson. Students were tasked to produce poppies featuring their writing based on one of four options: Young …Read More »
  • Business Students Pitch to Professionals

    Business Students Pitch to Professionals

    During Global Enterprise Week, Year 10 and Year 12 Business Students took part in an Enterprise Challenge.  The students presented to a Dragons Den style judging panel, consisting of …Read More »
  • Dance News

    Dance News

    Last week, our Performing Arts Department hosted a dance workshop along with Keswick School, linked to the practical element of the GCSE Dance course. During the session, students …Read More »
  • Future Chef WHS Heat

    Future Chef WHS Heat

    Four of our exceptionally talented, budding chefs took part in the school’s heat of this year’s Future Chef competition this evening. The brief was to make a main …Read More »
  • Through to Semi-Final

    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 …Read More »
  • Students Survey the Roman Remains Under Our Feet

    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 …Read More »