• Residential experience helps Year 7 students to achieve more than they thought possible
    Residential experience helps Year 7 students to achieve more than they thought possible

    This year’s residential took place over the weekend of Friday 10th to Sunday 12th May and attracted over 80 participants from the current Year 7 cohort. Click to view video highlights and find out more.

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  • Mathematics success for Withernsea High School students
    Mathematics success for Withernsea High School students

    Towards the end of the Spring Term, six students from Years 9 and 11 took part in the Intermediate Mathematics Challenge – a national competition held annually to inspire young mathematicians.

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  • Withernsea High School to host cardiac screening session for young people
    Withernsea High School to host cardiac screening session for young people

    On Wednesday 12th June 2019, around 100 local young people will be screened by the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) at Withernsea High School.

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  • Students experience 'a whole new world' of West End theatre
    Students experience 'a whole new world' of West End theatre

    On Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th March, 42 students and six accompanying staff took part in a two day Performing Arts experience in the West End of London.

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Residential experience helps Year 7 students to achieve more than they thought possible

In May 2012, Withernsea High School held its first weekend residential opportunity for Year 7 students at the Kingswood Outdoor Centre in the Dearne Valley.

At its inception, the aim was to deliver a fun weekend of outdoor activities designed to boost confidence and help develop key life-skills, such as resilience and communication, in the school’s youngest students. 

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Vacancy: Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

For September 2019 we are seeking a highly motivated teacher of Modern Foreign Languages with the energy and enthusiasm to inspire. 

Please visit our Vacancies page for further information about this post.

Mathematics success for Withernsea High School students

Towards the end of the Spring Term, six students from Years 9 and 11 took part in the Intermediate Mathematics Challenge – a national competition held annually to inspire young mathematicians.

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Kingswood Residential Trip - Information

A reminder that the Year 7 Kingswood Residential Trip takes place this weekend, Friday 10th – Sunday 12th May.

The trip will depart from the front of school at 11.30am tomorrow (Friday, 10th May). As they will be travelling over lunchtime, students should come prepared with a packed lunch.

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Withernsea High School to host cardiac screening session for young people

On Wednesday 12th June 2019, around 100 local young people will be screened by the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) thanks to the outstanding fundraising efforts of the family and friends of former Withernsea High School student Darren Uscroft who tragically died in 2015 aged just 27.

The screening, which will take place in the school's Holderness Learning Centre (Sixth Form Centre), is open to current students of the school and members of the local community who are aged between 14 and 35.   

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New letters to parents/carers released

Please click the links below or go to the Letters to parents/carers page to view / download the following letters:

07/05/19 - Mind: Mental Health Courses for Parents/Carers

03/05/19 -
Year 11 Final Exam and Revision Information

03/05/19 -
Year 11 Prom: Update



 

Broaden their horizons

Our curriculum offers a fabulous range of subjects and appeals to students with many different interests. We want students to immerse themselves in studying subjects they know they enjoy and to broaden their experience by trying something new. We run numerous clubs and offer a wealth of extra-curricular activities. Our students are encouraged think globally and act locally: our aspirations are for young people to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives, and that they should see no barriers as to what and where they can achieve this.

These aspirations are underpinned with a strong sense of, and respect for, community. All our students are known, cared for and supported. We invest time in building positive relationships with them and their families that are built on trust and that nurture confidence.


Develop the skills and attributes to succeed in a changing world


Learning is at the heart of all we do. We want young people not just to learn so they can be successful in examinations, but so they can develop the transferable skills to use as they move on to higher education, training and work. We have high expectations of how students study and encourage independence and responsibility for homework and revision. Our high quality Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance programme supports our students in making good choices and provides many opportunities for them to practise and demonstrate their skills.

Working effectively with others is fundamental to success in life. We encourage cooperative working, insist on respect for others and maintain high standards of behaviour and conduct. As a result ours is a respectful, tolerant and friendly school.


Achieve excellent outcomes


Our staff strive for excellence in all that they do. They carry the hopes and aspirations of young people with them and take that responsibility seriously. We know that, beyond developing confident and independent young people, it matters greatly how well students achieve at GCSE and A level. Helping our students to achieve the very best that they can, even more than they thought possible, is our goal.


Our school values are:

Showing respect and taking responsibility