Welcome to Winterhill,

Winterhill school is a high achieving, diverse comprehensive school for students aged 11-16.  We are proud to serve the communities of North West Rotherham and believe that valuing diversity, embracing collaboration and seeking genuine partnership with our local community and other educational partners is the best way to improve the life chances of the young people we serve.

We put great emphasis on personal development as well as academic achievement and we expect all school members to uphold our ethos which emphasises respect, responsibility and resilience.  These values are intended to guide all aspects of school life and are underpinned by our guiding principle that “other people matter”.


Our school ethos:

Respect themselves and others

  • Be proud of their own identity and have high aspirations

  • Show respect to others through tolerance, acceptance and recognition of their rights as a British citizen.


Be responsible and take responsibility


  • Through their actions and attitude

  • By making a positive contribution


Be resilient


  • Try their best and not give up

  • Find ways to help themselves


What we offer;


  • Fantastic facilities and state of the art technology in a range of subjects

  • High quality teaching and learning from friendly, approachable, well qualified, specialist teachers.

  • A long track record of success

  • A rich, broad and balanced curriculum with genuine choice

  • A wide range of enrichment opportunities in a range of subjects, including sports and the arts

  • Outstanding support for students’ personal development and well-being.

We look forward to meeting you

Yours sincerely,

Mr S. Rhodes

Headteacher's Introduction

Winterhill Prefects 2019-20

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