Category Archives: News

Design Inspiration

The Year 12 Product Design students had a fantastic trip to London last Wednesday. Catching an early morning train, they crammed in as many inspiring destinations as possible starting with the Design Museum – the world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary design. They went on to the Serpentine Gallery, Buckingham Palace then lastly, Tom Dixon’s […]

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A Year of Life Saving Skills

We were very proud today to be presented with a certificate from Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service for completing the Call, Push, Rescue training programme. Over the past academic year, all of our students have been given the opportunity to take part in the potentially life-saving training provided by the Service. The aim of the […]

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Geological Wonders

Year 10 Geologists took a trip to Armathwaite yesterday to study some local geology in the field. They created sedimentary logs of the red sandstone cliff, which they used to deduce that the UK was in a desert environment during the formation of the strata. They also observed an igneous dyke which had radiated out […]

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Alumna of the Month (July)

Nichola McCall is our Alumna of the Month for July. Nichola left WHS in 2004 and says, “I absolutely loved my time at William Howard school. I had a great group of friends, great relationships with the teachers, I liked most subjects and just generally enjoyed school life. I’ve got great memories of my time […]

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Talkin Tarn 24 Challenge – Not a Walk in the Park!

From Friday 8 July to Saturday 9 July, 22 students and 7 staff took on the Talkin Tarn 24 challenge to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance. Since the WHS Mountain Runners began in September, the club have taken on 16 runs, including local loops, Lake District Fells, the Ullswater Way Charity run […]

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CET Be the Best You Can Be Week

Today sees the launch of ‘Be The Best You Can Be Week’ across Cumbria Education Trust, where students and pupils in all schools across CET are given the opportunity to push, challenge and express themselves in as many different ways as possible, whilst encompassing our core values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. Throughout the course […]

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Archaeological Excavations

An exciting archaeological investigation is taking place on part of the school field over the next couple of weeks. During the levelling of the school field in 1963 a series of Roman tile kilns were discovered, and were partially excavated, recorded and re-buried. In 2019 professional archaeologists from Wardell Armstrong Archaeology undertook a series of […]

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Lord’s Taverners Stars

Here’s a great video from the Lord’s Taverners Table Cricket final that the WHS team competed in recently. Mrs Croucher deserves a big ‘well done’ for the fantastic work she does coaching the team and all our inclusive sports stars.

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