Category Archives: News

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 raised through henna tattoos, a crossbar challenge, a staff doughnut eating contest, car washing, a Mario Kart tournament, and through the sheer pain of leg waxing. We’ll […]

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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 school. Read for Good website

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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, along with posters and stationery, which could make great Christmas presents. Prices start at £1. The fair will be open during break times and immediately after school. […]

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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 Soldiers; Women in War; Forgotten Voice, Henry Johnson; and the Holocaust survivor, Eli Wiesel. The poppies were later attached to vast paper chains and hung all around […]

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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 Barry Ridley from the Cumberland Building Society, Roger Smith of Thomas Graham, and James Porter of Brampton and Longtown Rotary. The winning product from Year 10 was a […]

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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 were able to refine the set dance phrases, and had the opportunity to perform and watch the trio performances. A choreography lesson was delivered by Helen Wrestle, […]

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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 meal for under £5, and in the process display as many high-level skills as possible, showcasing techniques and presentation styles. The competing students and their dishes were: […]

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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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