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Welcome to the Withernsea High School Humanities College website.

We became a specialist college in 2005 in recognition of our highly regarded performance of the History and Geography Departments. We are the most easterly secondary school north of the River Humber, but through this website we aim to place ourselves at the centre of the educational community.

    Latest Humanities News

    • Holocaust Commemoration Event

      Withernsea High School is to be the centre for the East Riding of Yorkshire Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony in January 2013. It will be the first time the school has hosted this moving event and plans are taking shape to involve as many from the school and wider community along with representatives from the East Riding of Yorkshire county. The theme for the day's events is to be 'Building Bridges'.

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    • An International School ... Again!

      Withernsea High School wins 'International School Award' for a second time.

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    • Summer exams 2011

      A level Geographers enjoy a Degree of success.

      Four students from this year's upper sixth have chosen to continue with their study of geography at degree level following another year of successful A level results.

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    History is one of the most successful and popular subjects at Withernsea High School.

    We believe that this stems from our commitment to high quality teaching and learning.

    To find out more abut the department and its work use the link at the top of this page to access our site.


    Located just 500m from the North Sea we are constantly reminded of the power of natural forces on human communities.

    It is an exciting context to study geography - from local to international issues; for our students through to the adult learning community.

    Please discover more about this subject at this school by accessing our site.