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) >>


  • Commonwealth Day (12 March 2020)

    Commonwealth Day (12 March 2020)

    William Howard School Tanzanian Link was founded in 1987, and this year, the 15th visit of students to Tanzania and the Uru/Moshi area takes place from Saturday, 4 …Read More »
  • Poetry Workshop Day

    Poetry Workshop Day

    A group of local Cumbrian poets, led by David Bamford, came into school to work with Year 9 students during their English lessons today. The workshop activities included …Read More »
  • Poppy’s Winning Recipe Published

    Poppy’s Winning Recipe Published

    Following Poppy Gregory’s amazing success in the national ‘Game Stars’ cookery competition last year, her award winning Teriyaki Rabbit recipe has been included in the recently published recipe booklet. …Read More »
  • Historians Visit Berlin

    Historians Visit Berlin

    During the half term holiday, the History Department took 42 Year 11 students to Berlin for the annual curriculum visit. They visited a variety of sites linked to …Read More »
  • Ski and Snowboarding Trip 2020

    Ski and Snowboarding Trip 2020

    Twenty-six students enjoyed a fantastic week on the WHS annual skiing and snowboarding trip to Passo Tonale in Italy during the half term holiday. The resort is excellent …Read More »
  • Time to Talk over Tea and Biscuits

    Time to Talk over Tea and Biscuits

    Following on from the national ‘Time to Talk Day’ last Thursday (6 February), our Sixth Form Mental Health Ambassadors hosted break times with tea and biscuits in the …Read More »
  • Safer Internet Day

    Safer Internet Day

    11th February is Safer Internet Day. On this day each year, millions of people across the world unite to help create a safer internet for everyone. Whether we’re …Read More »
  • Uplifted by Legally Blonde

    Uplifted by Legally Blonde

    WHS was uplifted last week with the whole school production of ‘Legally Blonde – The Musical’. Audiences of the three evening shows were left amazed by the quality …Read More »
  • Career Options

    Career Options

    To support with the upcoming options process, Year 9 took part in a careers options morning on 10th February.  Across the morning students attended 9 sessions which displayed where option …Read More »