Summer Term Uniform

Dear Parent We have long awaited the start of the sunny weather. With the forecast indicating that the temperature is set to increase over the next week or so I just wanted to highlight a couple of changes in terms of expectations regarding students’ uniform. Students gave us good feedback last year and we have…

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Free Support Webinars

At this time of year many young people will be preparing for their exams. The experience of working towards and taking exams can be a stressful one for many young people and may impact on their mental health and wellbeing. The Anna Freud Organisation provides a range of webinars for parents and carers, both live…

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Support for Holiday Wellbeing

We recognise that during the holidays, both students and parents may need additional help in coping with their mental health and wellbeing. There will be some young people who may struggle without the access to the daily pastoral support, teaching staff and friends that the school community provides. Here are two excellent organisations that can…

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Oak Tree Animal Charity Appeal

Our latest charity appeal is in support of Oak Tree Animals’ Charity. The local animal rescue centre is Vindolanda House’s chosen charity. We’re seeking donations of pet food, blankets, bowls, etc, to be made. If you are able to give, please leave items in the trolley in reception. THANK YOU!

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Permanent Headteacher Appointment Announced

Following a thorough national recruitment process, Ms Kath Pigdon has been appointed as the permanent Headteacher for William Howard School (WHS). Ms Pigdon moved to WHS, part of Cumbria Education Trust (CET), in 2009 as an Assistant Headteacher and was promoted to Deputy Headteacher in 2014. She has most recently undertaken the role of Headteacher…

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Easter Holiday Activities

Take a look at the exciting Holiday Activity and Food Programme on offer in Cumbria! Carlisle Area Allerdale Area Copeland Area Eden Area Barrow Area South Lakes Area The Holiday Activity Programme is aimed at all statutory school-age children and young people (Reception-Year 11). Places are FREE for eligible children due to funding from the…

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