CET Student Leaders Plan BTBYCB Week

Student Ambassadors from Year 7 took part in a CET Student Leadership Day at Yewdale School to help plan the upcoming “Be the Best You Can Be Week”. Alongside pupils from all of the other Trust Schools, they planned and presented their ideas for the week, including a Summer Book Challenge and a Sustainability Fair.…

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Farewell To Our Fantastic Year 11

After a tense few weeks of exams, Year 11 were in celebration mode this morning as they gathered together one last time for their rite of passage shirt signing and final assembly. The students were in a buoyant mood as they enjoyed brunch in the canteen before Miss Mulholland (Year 11 Director of Learning) led…

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WHS Celebrates Receiving Computing Quality Mark

William Howard School has been recognised for delivering high-quality computing education to young people, developing their digital skills and preparing them for the future. We achieved the national Computing Quality Mark after evaluating our computing education and demonstrating high-quality provision. The Computing Quality Mark is awarded by the National Centre for Computing Education and recognises…

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Steaming Through the Summer Holidays

It’s great to hear about the exciting things our students filled the summer holidays with. One student, Archie Dixon, spent his time training to be a volunteer guard on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway over in West Cumbria. He is following in his father’s footsteps, who volunteered for over 30 years as a guard and…

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Welcome Back!

The school sprung back to life today as we welcomed back our students for the brand new academic term. Everyone looked refreshed, ready to learn, and pleased to catch up with friends again. We hope our new Year 7 students enjoyed their first day as part of our WHS community.

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Amazing Angling Achievement

A big shout-out to Lewis Jackson-Herdman, who competed in this year’s Junior Troutmasters Challenge; a national fishing competition for under 14s. He did amazingly well and came 2nd in the whole country, narrowly missing first place. Both Lewis and the 1st place winner caught the same amount of fish so to break the tie, the…

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Roadshow Brings STEM Possibilities to Students

The BAE Systems Education Programme Roadshow captivated our Year 7 and 8 students today. The theme of the fascinating 50 minute performance was ‘From the depths of the oceans to outer space’, exploring the challenges faced in communicating in a variety of inhospitable environments and how science, engineering and technology have provided invaluable solutions. Demonstrations…

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An Early GCSE Achievement

A huge well done to Merry Lambert-Sams who sat GCSE French this summer (two years early) and received the highest grade possible – a 9. In recognition of this amazing achievement, Year 10 Merry was awarded the first ‘Headteacher’s Award’ of this term. Très bien!