A Star Student

Sixth Form student Nicole Todhunter is the very deserving recipient of this week’s Headteacher’s Award. Nicole has been helping in Year 8 lessons since the start of September. She’s enthusiastic and passionate about Drama, and it really rubs off on the students. Nicole takes responsibility in the class, making sure folders are ready for the…

Creators of Sound

Year 9 Music students have been getting creative, composing their very own ‘pop compositions’ using our new online Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Soundtrap is browser-based so the students can share and collaborate with one another with ease as well as continue their learning from home. Students have been inputting their own drumbeat, bass line, chords…

More Goals for Year 7 Boys

It was another great football fixture for WHS Year 7 boys as two 8-a-side teams played Newman School. In two close games, WHS took the win in both. Joey Davidson scored the winner in the first game, giving a 1-0 win. Then, despite going 1-0 down in the second game, Zach Currah scored a great…

Learning from Language Leaders

The Year 9 Language Leaders have been preparing activities this term for Year 7 Language classes. They have created online games, language passports, card games and restaurant conversation practice activities to inspire the younger learners. Yesterday they were able to deliver their activities and Year 7 were able to enjoy them! Bravo!

Ready For Spring

With signs of spring appearing, the Open Spaces team are excited for their busiest season and the arrival of lambs. At the end of last half term, they held a cake stall to raise funds for their new growing projects. The group meet on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtimes and after school on Thursday. If…

Headteacher Award For Student Who Excels

Shaun Petry in Year 10 was chosen to recieve this week’s Headteacher’s Award. Shaun is a student who consistently works hard in school, excelling academically. He is a respectful member of the school community and displays high levels of responsibility for his own learning. Shaun not only excels academically, but also in the sporting sense.…

Netballers Play Caldew School

Miss Carruthers Reports on Thursday evening’s matches with Caldew School: Year 7 Once again, the girls did not disappoint in their effort and resilience. They are learning to play together as a team, understanding each other’s role on the court, and in every game progress is evident. Still work to do though and some hard…

Year 7 Boys Football

30 Year 7 boys represented the school football team vs Richard Rose Morton Academy (RRMA) this week. Each school had three teams and William Howard came out winners in all three fixtures. “It was great to see teamwork and hard work from all three teams and the boys were buzzing to share their results at…

Successful Appeal for Hospices

The donations of toys and games for the Eden Valley Hospice Jigsaw Appeal were collected today and they completely filled the hospice’s Mini! A big thank you to everyone who brought in items – the collection trolley was overflowing. “I’m so pleased by the amount we’ve received,” said Mr Byers, Head of Eden House who…

Good Design Influence

With a sleepy-eyed early start, Year 12 and 13 Product Design Students zipped down to London yesterday to immerse themselves in the world of design. First, they visited the Design Museum where they saw the permanent exhibition ‘Designer, Maker and User’. Many of the products featured in the displays are studied in the A Level…