Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016. The content of this page provides this statutory information.

Please click here to view the latest requirements as set out on the Government's website.


16-19 Tuition Fund 

The 16-19 Tuition Fund is an additional funding for one-year for schools, colleges and other 16 to 19 providers to mitigate the disruption to learning arising from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please click the link below to view/download details of this funding in relation to our school. 

Document: 16-19 Tuition Fund 



School contact details

Name: Withernsea High School

Address: Hull Road, Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU19 2EQ

Telephone: 01964 613133

Upon connection to the switchboard you will usually speak to Mrs K Wallis, but calls may also be answered by other members of the school office staff including: Mrs K Emerson (Office Manager), Mrs C Moyse (Finance) and Mrs J Maplebeck (Support Assistant - Admin)

SENCO: Mr J Beattie / Mrs E McCreaddie (SEN Manager)

Mr Beattie and Mrs McCreaddie can be reached by phone via the school switchboard (01964 613133) or directly by email at or




The School Admissions Team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council deals with all applications and appeals for places at state-maintained, mainstream schools.

You can contact the School Admissions Team by using the methods below:

School Admissions Team
East Riding of Yorkshire Council 
County Hall
Cross Street
HU17 9BA 

Tel: (01482) 392100




Ofsted report

Please click here to view/download our most recent Ofsted report from November 2016 which judges Withernsea High School to be a Good school.

You can also view our official listing on the Ofsted website by clicking here.


Exam and assessment results

Key Stage 4 (end of secondary school) results 2020

Due to the cancellation of examinations in summer 2020, the government has announced that it will not publish any school or college-level education performance data based on tests, assessments or exams for 2020.

Please refer to the 2019 school results below for our most recent set of examination and performance data.

Key Stage 4 (end of secondary school) results 2019  

Progress 8 Score -0.19 
Attainment 8 Score 43.1
Percentage of pupils who got a good pass in English and Maths 32.4%
Percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate combination of subjects
(this means pupils who got a GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths, 2 Sciences,
a language, and History or Geography)
Student 'destinations'. The percentage of students who continued in education or
training, or moved on to employment at the end of 16 to 19 study

Key Stage 5 (16 - 18) results 2019

Please click here to visit Withernsea High School's 16 - 18 performance table page on the Government's website.


Performance tables

Find and compare schools and colleges across England. View school performance, characteristics, workforce, finance and Ofsted inspection outcomes.

Related content: Withernsea High School's official performance tables page -



Full information about the curriculum provided at Withernsea High School can be found under a dedicated tab on the main menu of the school website.

Subjects are listed by name with links to individual pages which display the curriculum for Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8), Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11) and Key Stage 5 (Years 12 and 13 - Sixth Form).

Key Stage 4 - Please click here to view/download our most recent Pathways booklet. The booklet provides a full list of courses available to our students in Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11) and is handed out to students in Year 8 as they prepare to choose their options.

Related content: Withernsea High School Curriculum Policy



Remote education

Please click the link below to view/download information about our remote education provision.

Document: Remote education provision


Behaviour policy

Our Behaviour for Learning Policy exists to develop and encourage relationships that underpin the aims of Withernsea High School.

Only with good relationships based on our agreed values will our aims be achieved.

Please click here to view/download our Behaviour for Learning policy.


Pupil Premium

Update: 27th May 2021 - The strategy statement for the 2020-2021 academic year is currently being prepared for website display and will be made public in the second half of the summer term.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Mrs S Evans (Business Manager): 

 Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 



Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support Year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading or Maths at the end of Key Stage 2 (KS2).

Please click here to view/download the 2019-2020 analysis

Please note: Funding has been withdrawn for 2020-2021 academic year.



Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium

Total number of pupils  740 
Total catch-up premium £56,640

Please click the link below to view/download the full strategy for the spending of the Covid-19 catch-up premium. 

Document: Covid-19 Catch-up Premium


Equality objectives

Please click here to view/download our Equality in Employment Policy and Guidelines



SEN policy

Please click the link below to view / download the school's SEND Policy and Information Report, demonstrating how Withernsea High School addresses the needs of learners who require additional support: 

SEN Policy and Information Report 


Mr J Beattie (Senco): 

Mrs E McCreaddie (SEN Manager): 

Mrs R Pindar (Deputy Headteacher): 

Local Offer Education Provider 




Careers programme information

The school's Careers contacts are:

• Mrs Victoria Foster (Careers Leader and Key Stage 5 Coordinator)

• Mrs Rebecca Pindar (Deputy Headteacher and Careers Lead)

Both Mrs Pindar and Mrs Foster can also be contacted by phone via the school’s main switchboard on 01964 613133.

Careers Programme Information: Please click here to view/download a summary of Withernsea High School's careers programme.

Access Policy: We welcome enquiries for access from all employers, apprenticeship providers, and FE and HE providers. Our access policy can be found in our Careers Programme Information above. Alternatively, please contact Mrs V Foster (Carers Leader) directly at or by phone on 01964 613133.  

Date of review: The Careers Programme Information will next be reviewed in September 2021.

COVID-19 STATEMENT: Due to the impact of Covid‐19 and the continuing uncertainty of the national situation, we have had to make the difficult but necessary decision to suspend elements of the careers programme until such a time that they are once again safe and viable to run. We are working closely with our partners (FE, HE and apprenticeship providers and employers) to provide a range of bespoke, virtual careers events to enhance the students CEIAG provision in the academic year ahead.


School complaints procedure

It is a requirement of Section 29 of the Education Act 2002 that all schools have procedures in place for dealing with complaints. Any person, including members of the general public may make a complaint about any provision of facilities or services that a school provides unless separate statutory procedures apply e.g. pupil exclusions.

Withernsea High School seeks to promote positive relationships between all members of the school community and welcomes feedback in the form of comments, compliments and complaints feedback can help to improve services and help to raise standards.

Main policy: Complaints policy
Please click the link to view / download.

Further information about concerns and complaints can be found on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council website by following the link below:


Governors' information and duties

As per the statutory requirements, our dedicated Governors page contains comprehensive information about all members of the governing body including: attendance records; special responsibilities; curriculum links and business and financial interests.

Please click here to visit the Governors page.

Contact with our Governing Body can be made via Mrs Fay Crawforth (Clerk to Governors) by:

Withernsea High School
Hull Road
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU19 2EQ
01964 613133



Financial information 

Number of school employees who have a gross annual salary of £100,000 or more:

Withernsea High School's page on the Schools Financial Benchmarking Service: 


Charging and remissions

Please click here to view/download our charging and remissions policy.


Values and ethos

Our aims are for all young people to:

● Broaden their horizons

● Develop the skills, knowledge and attributes to succeed in a changing world

● Achieve excellent outcomes

Please click here to read more


Requests for paper copies

Paper copies of the information found on our website are available free of charge to parents and carers upon request.

Please contact the school office on 01964 613133 or email to submit a request.

Copies may either be collected in person or sent through the post.