April 2021

New letter to parents/carers released

Please click the link below or go to the letters to parents page to view / download the following letter released today:

28/04/21 - Information for parents/carers(FAO parents/carers of students in all years)



Volunteers sought for school’s governing body

Following a number of recent departures, through retirement and terms of office drawing to a close, Withernsea High School is currently seeking members of the local community to join its governing body.

Read more: Volunteers sought for school’s governing body

Isolation Icons - The Final Result

With an extended deadline, and one final push over the Easter Holidays, a further 905.39km of exercise was logged by staff and students taking part in the Isolation Icons challenge.

Whilst this impressive effort was enough to comfortably reach the penultimate destination of St Petersburg, it was sadly 1178.23km short of the 4963km required to reach the final target of Baku in Azerbaijan. 

Read more: Isolation Icons - The Final Result

School Library – Book Amnesty

As a gesture of goodwill to compensate for the disruption brought about by Covid-19, the school library is offering an amnesty to anyone currently in possession of an overdue library book.

Between now and half term, books can be returned to the school without risk of penalty or restrictions on borrowing.

Read more: School Library – Book Amnesty

Start of term - Tuesday, 13th April

Start of term

Students return to school on Tuesday, 13th April at the normal starting time.

Please ensure that your child has the equipment they require and a school bag every day.

Covid testing

A reminder that students should test every Monday and Thursday, including during school holidays and on training days

Please upload all results (positive, negative or void) to NHS Test and Trace and email the school at c19tr@wscampus.net 

More testing kits for the weeks ahead will be distributed on students' return to school. 

Click here for further information about self-testing, including answers to frequently asked questions.

Note: During term time, tests should ideally be completed before school on Monday and Thursday mornings - or the nights before if this is not possible.