December 2018

Reverse Advent calendar reveals students’ compassion for others

Students at Withernsea High School have been praised for helping to collect over 100kg of food which has been donated to Hull’s main food bank in order to help some of the region’s most vulnerable people this Christmas.

The donations came on the back of a ‘reverse Advent calendar’ which saw each Tutor Group in Years 8 to 11 challenged with bringing in up to 24 items of food by the end of the school term. 

Read more: Reverse Advent calendar reveals students’ compassion for others

Year 7 boys beat Beverley Grammar in East Riding School Football Association Cup quarter final

Last night, Tuesday 18th December, the Year 7 Boys football team travelled to a cold and wet Beverley to compete in the quarter final of the East Riding School Football Association Cup.

Read more: Year 7 boys beat Beverley Grammar in East Riding School Football Association Cup quarter final

Student achievement recognised at Celebration Evening

On Monday 17th December, Withernsea High School hosted its annual Celebration Evening.

The event primarily serves to recognise the hard work of students who are currently working towards their respective GCSE and A-Level qualifications in years 11 and 13.

Read more: Student achievement recognised at Celebration Evening 

Language students broaden their horizons with a visit to Hull University

On Thursday 6th December, Year 11 French students visited Hull University where they spent the day learning about the study of languages at a higher level.

Read more: Language students broaden their horizons with a visit to Hull University

Students take part in Badminton Championship

Last Tuesday, 11th December, eight students from across Years 7 and 8 travelled to Beverley’s Longcroft School to take part in the annual East Riding Badminton Championship.

Our students performed extremely well over the course of the evening, competing against players of a high standard who were aged between 11 and 14.

Read more: Students take part in Badminton Championship