Contact Us

We work in a strong partnership with parents and welcome contact, either through Reception, Student Services or directly with staff (please see “Who’s Who”).

Calls to the Main Reception will be answered by our receptionists Mrs Dalby, Miss Marshall and Mrs Hunt. Parents may select an option to speak to Student Services (Mrs Cole, Mrs Baggaley and Mrs Hunt). Other members of the public should contact Reception initially.

You can contact the school in the following ways:

By Telephone: 01623 792327        Fax:01623 792419
Sports College: 01623 795610

By Email: office@josephwhitaker.org

By Post:

The Joseph Whitaker School

Warsop Lane

Rainworth

Nottinghamshire

NG21 0AG

Directions to The Joseph Whitaker School:

Approaching form the North (M1)

Leave M1 at Junction 29 signposted Mansfield. In 6 miles enter Mansfield and follow A617 ( Newark) signs around inner ring road. Eventually you will leave Mansfield heading East.You will enter a dual carriageway. See A below.

Approaching from the South (M1)

Leave M1 at Junction 27 signposted Mansfield. In 1 mile at traffic lights turn left onto A611. In 5 miles at T Junction and lights turn left (Vision West Notts College is on the right). Advance downhill for 1 mile to next set of lights. Turn right here (signposted Newark). In 1 mile at next set of lights turn right onto A617. See A below.

Approaching from the West ( Birmingham and Derby via A38)

Follow A38 to M1 and go straight over on A38. Follow A38 through Sutton-in-Ashfield towards Mansfield. On leaving Sutton-in-Ashfield the large Kings Mill Hospital is on the left. 1 mile after Hospital is a double set of traffic light. At second set of lights (opposite Sir John Cockle Pub) turn right. Advance for 1 mile to next set of lights. Go straight over (signposted Newark). In 1 mile turn right onto A617. See A below.

Approaching from the  North East (A1)

Leave A1 for the A614 east of Worksop. Advance 7 miles to Ollerton roundabout. Go straight over on A614. Advance about 6 miles to next roundabout and turn right onto A617. See B below.

Approaching from the East (via Newark)

Advance from Newark toward Mansfield on A617. At roundabout where A617 crosses A614 go straight over. See B below.

Approaching from the South ( Nottingham)

Leave Nottingham by A60 ( Mansfield Road). At Redhill Filling Station take second exit at roundabout up A614 signposted Doncaster. Advance 6 miles to roundabout at White Post Inn. Turn left here. Advance into Rainworth. Enter Rainworth down hill with housing estate on left. Look for traffic lights and about 30 yards before lights turn left into Warsop Lane. Go up slope for 200 yards and turn right into school Car Park.

A DIRECTIONS FROM POINT 1

Enter Rainworth. In centre of Rainworth the road forks and is controlled by lights. Left fork goes to Newark. Take right fork signposted Farnsfield and Southwell. 30 yards after lights turn right onto Warsop Lane (signposted Blidworth). As you turn right, a Co-operative store is on your right. Advance 200 yards up hill and turn right into the school car park.

B DIRECTIONS FROM POINT 2

Enter Rainworth down the hill. At bottom of hill at traffic lights turn left signposted Farnsfield/Southwell. Almost immediately turn right into Warsop Lane (signposted Blidworth). As you turn right, a Co-operative store is on your right. Advance 200 yards up hill and turn right into the school car park.