Terrific Team Through to Final 16 in Country

The good news train continues to make its way through the ESFA Cup stations. William Howard have just overwhelmed a decent Whitley Bay High School team and ran away with a 4-1 victory. Here is Mr Davies’ match report… To be honest the game is a blur. The lads were terrific from start to finish…

Girls’ Rugby Team Triumph

A gigantic well done to Anna and Maddie who played in the Annan Rugby U16 Hornets Team at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, for the Girls U16 National Cup and Shield, on Sunday. They faced the Dumfries Girls in a very hard-fought match, but in the very last minutes of the game the Hornets scored, turning…

Year 9 Put Search and Rescue Skills to the Test

The new Year 9 Outdoor Learning course rounded off the term with their own mini search and rescue adventure at Talkin Tarn on Friday. For the past 6 weeks, the students had been completing the search and rescue module for the course, so it was time to put what they had learned into action. During…

A Green Christmas Fair

With the conclusion of COP28 the previous day, our Open Spaces ‘Christmas Eco Fair’ was well-timed. The hall was turned green with an array of environmental organisations and stalls. During afternoon lessons, Years 7 and 9 students came along to learn how our actions impact on biodiversity, habitats and climate, but everyone can make a…

With all the Trimmings

Delicious Christmas dinners, with all the trimmings, are being served in the canteen today and tomorrow. The students (and staff) have certainly enjoyed tucking into their festive roast! Doesn’t it look tasty! A big THANK YOU to all the catering staff for their hard work in preparing and serving up the hundreds of fabulous meals.

Brilliant Bookmarks

There were 111 entries for the recent Save the Earth bookmark competition, organised by the Library and supported by the English department, and the judges had a very difficult task to pick out the best ones from an array of wonderful designs. The overall winner, with a beautiful design featuring a polar bear, was Noah…

Student Librarians Earn Praise

After several weeks learning the ropes, our new Student Librarians, Gemma, Katherine, Max, Phoenix, Rosie and Thomas, have just completed their training. Acquiring new skills, building up confidence and learning how to deal with the public were all part of the process. They now each have a library duty once a week, when they stamp and issue books to…

Rocking Around the Christmas Tree

Some of our musicians have been ‘rocking around the Christmas tree’ in the foyer during break times this week. Today it was the turn of the Year 7 and 8 rock group and Year 10 GCSE students, while yesterday the Year 9 rock club played alongside the Year 10 students, providing Christmas music to audiences…

BBC Bitesize Careers Tour

The BBC Bitesize Careers Tour stopped off in William Howard School today, delivering information about the diversity of opportunities available and advice on how to pursue a career in a range of settings. In a panel style discussion, the host was BBC Sports presenter and BBC Stoke Radio Broadcaster, Lucas Yeoman. The panellists included Yas Rai,…