Headteacher’s Award X2

Success was multiplied this week as Year 7 twins, Daniel and Joshua Nixon jointly received the Headteacher’s Award for continuously going above and beyond in their Maths lessons. Eager to learn and do well, they consistently finish all work and ask for extensions – they complete extra homework and request GCSE papers even though they…

House Appeal for Local Hospices

Eden House are running an appeal to support Eden Valley Hospice and the Jigsaw Children’s Hospice. They are asking for donations of any unwanted gifts and working toys or games (in good condition). The collection with be open until Tuesday 6 February. Please place items in the trolley in reception. Laura Hetherington who is one…

Holocaust Memorial

Sixth Form students Fern Miller and Xander Hall took part in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s groundbreaking Lessons from Auschwitz Project last term. The project involved an orientation seminar and a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp, followed by a ‘next steps’ project to disseminate their learning to the school community. Reflecting…

Alumna of the Month (January 2024)

Liv Rowley (now Young) is our January Alumna of the Month. Liv left William Howard School in 2012 after completing her first year in Sixth Form. She took on a range of jobs including providing administrative and personal care to elderly residents within their own homes. This work was a springboard to Liv, alongside a…

Staff Enjoy Fells Together

The WHS staff walking club enjoyed their first outing of the year on Saturday, despite the cold, cloudy conditions and a spatter of the inevitable rain. Everyone was in good spirits and appreciated the time to chat and enjoy each other’s company, outside of the usual busy school day. Setting off from Bassenthwaite, they were…

Carlisle Schools Cross County

We don’t have results at this stage but a big “well done” to all the students who represented Carlisle Schools Cross Country Team at the Cumbria Championships yesterday, at the Sheepmount in Carlisle. All should be proud of their performance in the cold and wet conditions!