Presentation Evening Celebrations

Carlisle Cathedral was the beautiful backdrop for our annual Presentation Evening last night, when last summer’s GCSE and A Level students’ exam achievements were celebrated. Once again, it was an incredibly special occasion for the students, parents and staff who were able to attend. Deputy Headteacher, Mr O’Connor, welcomed everyone before handing over to our…

Students Offered Dream Placements

Following a Centre for Leadership Performance selection day and interviews with a range of employers earlier in December at Energus in West Cumbria, three Sixth Form students have been offered a Dream Placement during February half term. This is a fantastic opportunity for them to find out where their studies could lead in their future…

Sixth Form Information Evening

Our Sixth Form Information Evening is on Wednesday, 10 January (5.30-7.30pm). Come along and find out about the exciting range of courses and opportunities we offer. Our subject specialists and Sixth Form Support Team will be on hand to give helpful information and guidance to Year 11 students. For more information about our Sixth Form,…

A Festive End of Term

We have had a wonderful end to the Autumn Term, with plenty of festive fun. The classrooms, corridors and common rooms were jollied up with a sea of Christmas jumpers, pyjamas, and glittering accessories. A massive thank you to all the students and staff who paid a donation to ‘Save the Children’ for wearing something…

A Winning CET Christmas Card

Well done to Jessica Ostle in Year 8, whose lovely design was chosen as the winning entry in the secondary school category of the CET Christmas Card Competition. Her design has been used to create one of this year’s CET Christmas Cards.  

Alumna of the Month (December 2024)

Marnie Murdie is our Alumna of the Month for December. Marnie left William Howard School in 2018 and knew she didn’t want to go to full time University. Marnie had completed two years of work experience during her AS and A Levels and loved the work environment more than the academic! After Sixth Form, Marnie…

Christmas Carol Service

We hope that everyone who attended our Christmas Carol Concert at Brampton Methodist Church enjoyed the evening of festive music, poetry and readings. A big thank you to the Performing Arts Department and the brilliant choir, orchestra, band members and readers.

Work Experience Earns Headteacher’s Award

Year 11 student Huey Bailie received this week’s Headteacher’s Award for completing his Work Experience as a gold and silversmith in Italy in such an exceptional way. Throughout, Huey worked with professionalism and maturity. Part of his work entailed helping recycle and purify silver to make wire and sheet for the workshop. He also helped…

Excitement of House Points Auctions

Our gavel (aka a mallet borrowed from the Technology Department) was flying today! The day was filled with Year Group auction assemblies where students were able to use their accumulated House Points to bid on exciting prizes, including pizza deliveries, vouchers, doughnuts, a film screening, queue passes and much more. We’re particularly grateful to Carlisle…