County Boccia Champions

On Friday, our Boccia team headed to Penrith to compete in the County Final. There were six teams in all from secondary schools across Cumbria – our team, one from Sandgate School in Kendal, two from Queen Elizabeth School in Kirby Lonsdale, one from Netherhall in Maryport and one from Cumbria Academy for Autism, in…

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Students Shortlisted for Dream Placements

Congratulations to A Level Business students Arvin Parmar, Lily Palmer and Lola Warwick, who have been shortlisted for the Dream Placement Selection Event on Tuesday 12th December at Energus, Lillyhall near Workington. Dream Placement is a Cumbrian initiative, managed by the Centre for Leadership Performance (CforLP), that brings together motivated young students with some of the most…

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Choir Sings at Prestigious Event

The William Howard School Choir had an awe-inspiring time today, performing at the University of Cumbria’s graduation ceremony at Carlisle Cathedral, along with pupils from Castle Carrock School and Longtown Primary School. Mrs Cooper said: “This was a wonderful opportunity for students to sing in a magnificent venue at such a prestigious event. It also…

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Teamwork for Faraday Challenge Day

A slightly apprehensive group of Year 8 students found themselves in teams on Tuesday morning listening to a quartet of representatives from the Institution of Engineering and Technology present them with a challenge: to develop a safer road system for their local area, thinking about all stakeholders including the environment. It was a big ask…

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Global Enterprise Week

During Global Enterprise Week, Year 12 Business students visited Brampton to ask local business owners how they had adapted their business models for the cost of living crisis. We are very grateful to the business community for taking time to support our students. One student said: “[From the branch of the Cumberland Building Society] my…

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Headteacher Award for Hard Working Student

This week’s Headteacher’s Award goes to Aiden LI in Year 8. Aiden always completes the work set in lessons with an extremely positive attitude and asks for extension work as soon as he’s finished the task given. Not only is Aiden enthusiastic for his own learning, he is also keen to help his fellow classmates…

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Students Share Their Greatest Fears

This half term, some classes in Year 7 have been learning about Dystopian fiction, reading extracts from George Orwell’s classic novel 1984. One of the more famous features of the novel which – along with the concept of Big Brother – that’s found its way into popular culture, is Room 101. In the novel, it’s…

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Fabulous Dame Designs

In Year 8 Drama, students are exploring the style of Pantomime. As part of their homework, they were tasked to design a costume for a Dame using their knowledge of the stock character from lessons. Here are a few wonderful examples which have been awarded house points for their fabulous creativity and presentation.