For general enquiries, or to speak to a specific member of staff, please contact the school via the main switchboard.

Calls will usually be answered by Miss K Wallis but may also be answered by other members of the school office team including Mrs K Emerson (Office Manager), Mrs C Moyse (Support Assistant - Finance) and Mrs J Maplebeck (Support Assistant - Admin)


01964 613133 (Main Switchboard)



Withernsea High School
Hull Road
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU19 2EQ


Direct line with voicemail available out-of-hours.


01964 611523

School Leadership Team

To contact Mr Crofts (Headteacher) please call the switchboard and ask for Karen Burton, Headteacher's PA.

To contact other members of the School Leadership Team, please call the switchboard and ask for Fay Crawforth, PA to the Senior Leadership Team.


Mr M Crofts

Deputy Headteacher:

Mrs R Pindar

Assistant Headteacher:

Mr R Mabbott

Assistant Headteacher:

Mrs A Mackenzie

Systems Manager:

Mr S Petrow


Mrs S Evans

Child Protection and Safeguarding

If you have concerns that a young person has been harmed or is at risk of significant harm, please contact:

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (Deputy DSL)

Mrs C Tomes
Direct Dial: 01964 611530 (includes secure voicemail service)

Safeguarding Officer

Mrs E McCreaddie
Switchboard: 01964 613133

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mr M R Crofts (Headteacher)
Switchboard: 01964 613133

Heads of Year

Please contact the relevant Head of House for help with any concerns about your child.

Year 7

Miss Z Wiseman

Year 8

Mrs S Mills

Year 9

Mrs S Owens 

Year 10

Mrs M Marshall 

Year 11

Mrs M Mead and Mrs J Morley and

Progress Leaders

Progress Leaders for Key Stages and subjects:

Key Stage 3:

Mrs A Monaghan

Supporting students in Years 7, 8 and 9 

Key Stage 4:

Dr E Finer

Supporting students in Years 10 and 11 


Mrs H Graham (Acting Head of Faculty)

Subjects: English and Film Studies 


Mr A Hedjazi

Subjects: Maths and Statistics


Mr M McGrath 

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics


Ms S Harris

Subjects: Geography, History, Religious Studies and Personal Development 


Mrs T Styche

Subjects: Modern Foreign Languages

Sport and IT: 

Mr R Mabbott (Assistant Headteacher) 

Subjects: PE, Sport, Business and IT

Creative Arts: 

Mrs J Hughes 

Subjects: Art, Dance, Drama and Music 

Design Technology: 

Mr N Bullock

Subjects: Design Technology, including Engineering, Electronics, Resistant Materials, Food and Cookery. 

Careers Leader

(all years):

Mrs V Foster

Special Educational Needs
For information about SEN, please contact: 


Mr J Beattie 

SEN Manager:

Mrs E McCreaddie


For information about the Governing Body or to contact a Governor, please refer all enquiries to Mrs F Crawforth - Clerk to Governors.

Clerk to Governors:  

Mrs F Crawforth
PR, Media Enquiries and Website
Please direct all enquiries to the Media Coordinator:

Media Coordinator:

Mr T Nuttall

























































































































How to find us


Withernsea High School, Hull Road, Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Postcode (suitable for Sat Nav): HU19 2EQ


From M62:
As you leave the motorway you will join the A63 in to Hull. Follow signs for 'A1033 eastern docks and ferry terminal' then take the A1033 (via Keyingham and Patrington) to Withernsea.

As you enter Withernsea, you will pass Tesco on your left. Follow the road in to town and go straight across at the traffic lights. At the second mini roundabout (opposite the Spread Eagle public house) turn left on to Hull Road. Withernsea High School will be on your right, approximately 1/4 of a mile up the road.    

From Hornsea: Follow the B1242 via Aldbrough and Roos in to Withernsea. When you reach the town you will see the lighthouse directly in front of you. Turn right on to Hull Road and Withernsea High School will be on your right, approximately 1/4 of a mile up the road.

From Hedon: Follow the B1362, via Halsham, to Withernsea. Cross the mini roundabout at Carrs Meadow and Withernsea High School will be the first turn on your left.