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Geographical Location

Withernsea High School is in Holderness, approximately 18 miles east of Hull.  

Holderness is a large area, having Humber and North Sea coastlines that terminate at Spurn Point around 10 miles to the south of Withernsea. 

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Getting here

From M62: As you come off the motorway you will join the A63 in to Hull. Follow signs for the A1033, eastern Docks and Ferry Terminal. Take the A1033 straight to Withernsea (via Keyingham, Patrington). Enter Withernsea, passing Tesco on your left, and follow the road straight in to town. Turn left on to Hull Road at the mini roundabout (near the Spread Eagle public house) and Withernsea High School will be on your right, approximately 1/4 of a mile up the road.  

From Hornsea: Follow the B1242 (via Aldbrough, 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.

Sat Nav

Our postcode for Sat Nav is: HU19 2EQ


General Communication

For all enquiries, or to speak to a specific member of staff, please contact us via the switchboard*

Switchboard: 01964 613133
Out of hours answerphone available     

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

* Upon connection to the switchboard, you will usually speak to Miss H Ainley but calls may also be taken by other members of the school office staff including: Mrs K Emerson (Office Manager) and Mrs C Moyse (Finance).



Direct dial: 01964 611523

The attendance line is active 24 hours a day and voice messages can be left out-of-hours.

School Leadership Team

Headteacher: Mr M Crofts 

Deputy Headteacher: Mr R Wardman 
Deputy Headteacher: Mrs R Pindar 

Assistant Headteacher: Mr R Mabbott  

Systems Information Manager: Mr S Petrow
Business Manager: Mrs S Evans

To contact Mr Crofts 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 (Senior Leadership Team PA)



Child protection

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

Acting Child Protection Coordinator: Mrs C Tomes 
Direct Dial: 01964 611530

This number has a 24 hour secure voicemail service for out-of-hours reports.

Heads of House

Kendall: Miss Z Wiseman 

Robert Cross: Mrs M Mead and Mrs J Byrom

Fouracre: Mrs S Owens

Mrs M Marshall

Sixth Form: Mrs D Copeman


Heads of Faculty

Design and Art Technology plus Applied Learning
Mr N Bullock

English, Media and Drama
Mrs L Aldridge

Humanities - Geography, History and RE
Mrs S Harris-Smith

Maths, Business and IT
Mr A Hedjazi

Mrs A Mackenzie

Progress Leaders

Sport and Performing Arts - PE, Sport, Dance and Music
Mr P Page


Other Contacts

PR and Website: Mr T. Nuttall

SEN Manager: Mrs E. McCreaddie