Category Archives: News

Thank you for Supporting Local Food Bank

Thank you for all the kind donations that were made to our appeal to support the Brampton S.H.I.N.E Food Bank. A trolley brimming full of grocery items was delivered to the local food bank today by the Student Heads of Baobab House, Craig O’Hara and Ben Hoskins. The trolley won’t lay idle for long, as […]

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Animal Encounters

Students enjoyed some close encounters with a variety of unusual pets after school yesterday. Pet Encounters Cumbria brought along a selection of their animals, including a chameleon, a Royal Python and a meerkat for the students to handle and learn about.

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Patience and Printing for Year 6 Pupils

Year 6 pupils from Longtown, Castle Carrock and Brampton Primary Schools came to William Howard on Monday for special printmaking workshops led by WHS Art Teacher, Mrs Watson and visiting artist Vega Brennan. The children showed incredible concentration and focus while they carefully inscribed their line drawings of insects into acrylic panels ready for printing […]

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Geography Competition Winners

The winners for the KS3 school geography competition have been announced. The ‘Remapping our Lives’ competition was based on the Royal Geographical Society ‘Young Geographer of the Year’ competition. Students were asked to create an annotated map which revealed how their lives have been shaped by the COVID pandemic. Congratulations to the year group winners […]

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Carlisle Schools Cross Country

On Wednesday 17 November, students from Years 8 to 11 competed in the Carlisle Schools Cross Country at the Sheepmount, Carlisle. It was an excellent effort by all students, showing determination and resilience to complete the challenging course. There were some great individual performances with the following students progressing to the County championships and representing […]

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A Manchester Football Experience

Yesterday, 44 Year 10, 11 and 12 students travelled to Manchester for a Manchester football experience day. They started the day with a tour of Old Trafford at Manchester United, visiting the stadium, changing rooms, dug outs and media room, before travelling across the city to watch Manchester City vs Everton at the Etihad Stadium. […]

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Children in Need 2021

The Year 13 Student Leadership Team did a great job of leading the activities for Children in Need this year. Throughout the week, a crossbar challenge, netball hoop and penalty shootout were on offer for students to have a go during break time. Each participant received a House Point which will be converted to a […]

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Annual Book Fair

Our annual SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR starts on Monday. Hundreds of amazing titles to choose from, some could make a great Christmas present. All Year 7 and 8 students will visit the fair with their English tutor, for everybody else – the fair will be open after school, Monday to Thursday (22–25 November). For more information, […]

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Chemists on the pH Scale

Year 13 Chemistry students were pleased with their recent practical results. They made solutions of varying acidity and alkalinity across the range of the pH scale and used universal indicator to show the pH of each solution.

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