Richard is an experienced school leader having held a number of senior leadership posts over the last 17 years. For the past 5 years he has been Headteacher at Withernsea High School – an 11-18 comprehensive school serving the deprived coastal region of South Holderness. During this time he has successfully led the school on its improvement journey having been judged a ‘Good’ school in November 2016.
Richard’s educational principles are focused on ensuring that all young people achieve more than they think is possible and that only through genuine partnership can this be fully achieved. The vision for Withernsea High School encapsulates these principles – ‘Working together, achieving more’