• Year 10 students explore careers in healthcare
    Year 10 students explore careers in healthcare

    On Thursday 10th October, twenty five Year 10 students took part in the fourth annual Hull and East Riding Health Expo.

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  • Primary pupils experience a taste of High School life
    Primary pupils experience a taste of High School life

    On Thursday 3rd October, primary pupils from across Holderness were given an early taste of High School life as they engaged in a variety of activities at Withernsea High School’s Year 5 and 6 Open Evening.

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Year 10 students explore careers in healthcare

On Thursday 10th October, twenty five Year 10 students took part in the fourth annual Hull and East Riding Health Expo which this year was held at Hull’s DoubleTree Hilton Hotel. 

The event showcased the latest innovations in healthcare in a collaborative effort between local organisations including the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Hull CCG, City Health Care Partnership, Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust and Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust.

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New letter to parents/carers released

Please click the links below or go to the letters to parents page to view / download the following letter from Mr Crofts:

11/10/2019 - 'Your Futures' Careers Evening (for parents/carers of students in Years 10 and 11)

 

Primary pupils experience a taste of High School life

On Thursday 3rd October, primary pupils from across Holderness were given an early taste of High School life as they engaged in a variety of activities at Withernsea High School’s Year 5 and 6 Open Evening.

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Achieve with Lone Parent Support

Jobcentre Plus, in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council, are set to launch a brand new programme specifically aimed at helping to support lone parents in the Withernsea area.

The ALPS (Achieve with Lone Parent Support) programme is designed to remove some of the challenges lone parents may face when looking to move towards employment. It also tackles lack of confidence and self-esteem; teaches resilience and helps participants overcome feelings of isolation as they make friends with people in a similar situation.

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Year 5 and 6 Open Evening - Thursday 3rd October

A reminder that our annual Year 5 and 6 Open Evening takes place tonight, Thursday 3rd October, between 5.00pm and 8.00pm

This popular event provides a fantastic opportunity for parents/carers and their children to tour our school, meet our staff and watch our subject areas come to life through a range of engaging displays and interactive demonstrations.

Please click here for further information
 

 

Friday 4th October - Staff Training Day

A reminder that tomorrow, Friday 4th October, is a scheduled staff training day and the school will be closed to all students. 

Students will return to school at the usual time on Monday 7th October.

Please see the Calendar page under the Information menu for a full list of term dates.

 

 

Softball


On Tuesday 20th June, eleven students from Years 7 and 8 travelled to Alderman Cogan School in Hull to take part in the East Riding’s annual softball tournament.

Withernsea suffered a slow start, narrowly losing to Wolfreton due to a lack of commitment on the field.

The players quickly learned from this game and went on to win the remaining three games against Cottingham High School, Hessle High School and Beverley Grammar.  

Withernsea High School finished in a respectable second place but unfortunately just missed out on a place in the final.

Teacher of Sport, Mr Beattie, commented: ‘The players excelled themselves in terms of behaviour and attitude to the tournament.  Mrs Jesney and I were extremely proud of what they achieved and we would like to congratulate them on their efforts. Special mentions must go to Jack Hart, David Welch and Kurt Hauber who were outstanding on the day.’


Girls’ Football


On Wednesday 28th June, two teams of Year 7 and 8 girls took part in the East Riding Football Association’s Girls’ Football Festival held at the University of Hull.

The annual festival aims to encourage girls to participate in football by giving them the chance to interact with stars of the FA’s Women’s Super League as well as take part in various activities including shooting challenges and skill development. 

The festival also combines music and lifestyle with football, bringing in fun activities such as face painting and hair braiding to create a party atmosphere. 

A large part of the day was devoted to a tournament in which our students faced players from seven other schools including Cottingham, Wolfreton, Driffield and Beverly Grammar.

After narrowly losing to Cottingham in the early stages of the tournament, Withernsea’s girls soon found their feet and managed to win all remaining games, apart from a draw against Driffield (Team A).

The girls were all fantastic on the day and all gave one hundred percent throughout. Stand out performances came from Chloe Davidson, Rosie Littlewood and Abi Wilbraham.


Outdoor education day


On Monday 3rd July, fourteen students took part in an outdoor education day at Welton Waters Adventure Centre.

The students, who were split in to two teams, took part in various challenges throughout the day, from survival skills and team pursuits to water-based activities such as bridge building and paddle boat racing.

All students performed extremely well, with staff at the centre commenting on the high level of leadership and communication skills on display from the Withernsea teams.

Our teams were narrowly beaten in to second and third place by Cottingham, who came top of the leader board by one point. The full list of results is as follows:

1st – Cottingham High School (Team A) 23 Points
2nd – Withernsea (Team B) 22 Points
3rd – Withernsea (Team A) 21 Points
4th – Howden School
5th – Headlands, Bridlington.
6th – Hessle High School
7th – Cottingham High School (Team B)
8th – Longcroft School


Year 9 students chosen to train with City of Hull Rugby Academy


After months of training in school and participation in a tournament in April, Year 9 students Jordan Cane and Callum Dean have both been selected to train with City of Hull Rugby Academy.

This is a fantastic achievement as both boys are fairly new to Rugby, with the tournament in April being their first taste of competition. 

Matthew Faulkner, Talent Identification, Development and Analysis Coordinator from the City of Hull Academy, visited the school last week to meet the boys and is extremely excited to have them on the books.   

Jordan and Callum will initially train with the athletic development programme twice a month at Bishop Burton, with the intention of progressing on to the full squad at a later date.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the boys and we wish them all the best.

 

Year 9 student signs for Doncaster Rovers Belles


Congratulations to Year 9 student Kazia Walby who has just signed with Doncaster Rovers Belles football club.

She attended open trials at the club, progressing through two rounds of trials before becoming only one of four girls out of 40 who were selected to join them.

Doncaster Belles currently play in the FA WSL 2 - the second division of the highest league of women’s football in the UK. Kazia will begin training with the club in August and is excited about her future with the Belles.

The school are extremely proud of her and we wish her lots of luck and success for the future.  

 
 

Abbie Bowden


Last summer, Year 10 student Abbie Bowden won the bronze medal for the 50m in the English National swimming contest.

Since then, she has been in training for further competitions set to take place this summer. She currently trains 7 to 8 times a week in Hull and at South Holderness Technology College.

Abbie is set to compete in the 200m and 400m relays in the British nationals and 50m, 100m and 800 in the English nationals.

We wish her lots of luck and look forward to reporting on her achievements in September.