OG Summer Reunion 2024
Wednesday, 26 June 2024
On Saturday 22nd June, as the blazing sun shone brightly on the Quad, we were thrilled to welcome back nearly 60 ‘Old Girls’ and former members...
Informal Economics & Business Evening
Wednesday, 15 May 2024
David Eggleston and Gavin Chatterton would like to invite former QEGS and WGHS students to an informal, relaxed evening to catch up and discuss current...
Cambridge Dinner Saturday 18 May 2024
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Tickets are now available for the 2024 Cambridge Dinner. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Book your tickets here...
International Women's Day
Tuesday, 20 February 2024
Calling all alumnae,

Will you help us celebrate International Women’s Day and inspire the next generation of Wakefield Girls' students?...
Summer Reunion, Saturday 22 June 2024
Tuesday, 30 January 2024
We are excited to announce that this years summer reunion will take place on Saturday 22nd June. We look forward to seeing you there. Further details will...
See the photos of the Old Girls' Summer Reunion
Wednesday, 21 June 2023
Around 60 Old Girls came together on Saturday 17 June for our Summer Reunion. The attendees enjoyed a tour around their old haunts, including the Head...
WGHS BURSARY FUND-The Gift of an Education
Thursday, 25 May 2023
We are proud of our tradition of offering means-tested bursaries to girls who will thrive at Wakefield Girls'. As a charity, we are grateful to those...
Linda McQue (OG 1976), Live at Five
Thursday, 18 May 2023
Former Civil Servant at the Council of Europe, Old Girl Linda McQue, chats to Mr Eggleston @wghsyorkshire...
Calling OGs from Class of 2013/ 2003/ 1993/ 1983/ 1973/ 1963
Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Summer Reunion 17 June Jubilee Hall 11am-3pm

This year if you are celebrating a decade anniversary since leaving school, celebrate in style by getting...
Sally Jackson (OG 2002), Live at Five
Thursday, 4 May 2023
Listen to Sally Jackson, Global Health Consultant, World Health Organisation as she takes to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live.
Debra Lodge (OG 1979) Live at Five!
Thursday, 27 April 2023
Debra, Managing Director, Corporate Solutions, HSBS International , New York.. was Mr Eggleston's interviewee on the Live at Five Instagram series....
#empowHER - A leadership conference for girls held at WGHS
Monday, 27 March 2023
Do you know any girls in Year 4, 5 or 6?

#empowHER is a complimentary conference that will showcase, inspire and develop girls' confidence and...
Sadie Pridham (OG, 2019) Delivers an Assembly
Friday, 24 March 2023
We were delighted to welcome Sadie Pridham (OG, 2019) back to school to deliver an assembly to students on her academic journey following her passion for...
Lindsey Sinclair (OG 1996) speaks to students about her career as a Psychiatrist
Wednesday, 15 March 2023
We’d like to thank alumna Dr Lindsey Sinclair, Psychiatrist and Clinical Research Fellow at Bristol Medical School for delivering a talk this lunchtime...
Georgina Freeman (OG 2013) speaks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 9 March 2023
Our latest episode of Instagram Live saw Georgina Freeman (OG 2013) speaking to Mr Eggleston about her career in law, and the many twists and turns it...
Calling all OGs who work in the creative industry!
Wednesday, 1 March 2023
The Art department at Wakefield Girls' High School prides itself on providing a holistic experience in order to develop a students own individual creative...
Emma Clifton (OG 2002) chats to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Our latest Live at Five was Emma Clifton (OG 2002), who is a VFX Consultant and Supervisor for feature films.
Emma has successfully contributed to many...
Rachael Dyer (OG 2008) chats to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 26 January 2023
The latest instalment saw Rachael Dyer (OG 2008) sit down for a chat with Mr Eggleston about her journey from WGHS to Investment Associate Director at...
Calling OGs from the Class of 1999!
Friday, 20 January 2023
We have had a request from an OG from the Class of 1999 regarding a reunion as in 2024, it will be 25 years since you left school. The OG requesting this...
Rose McCarthy (OG 2014) returns to WGHS to deliver a chemistry talk
Tuesday, 17 January 2023
Many thanks to Rose McCarthy (OG 2014), Senior Chemist at C-Capture, who returned to WGHS to deliver a talk on chemistry and the different career options...
Hattie Grunewald (OG 2010) speaks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 12 January 2023
Our latest instalment of Instagram Live features Hattie Grunewald (OG 2010), a Literary Agent at The Blair Partnership. At school, Hattie was a keen librarian...
Louise O'Shea (OG 1998) speaks at Prize Giving 2023
Thursday, 5 January 2023
Many thanks to Louise O'Shea (OG 1998) for speaking to the students at the 2023 Prize Giving. On this occasion it was virtual owing to train strikes...
Sophie Wright (OG 2015) speaks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live
Thursday, 15 December 2022
Many thanks to Sophie Wright (OG 2015) who took part in the latest episode of Instagram Live with Mr Eggleston. Sophie talks about her journey from school,...
Gemma Pollock (OG 2014) speaks to our potential engineers and the Arkwright Scholars
Monday, 5 December 2022
It was a pleasure to welcome back alumna Gemma Pollock (OG 2014) on 5 December to speak to our potential engineers and Arkwright Scholars. We highly value...
Rebecca Ward (OG 2016) speaks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 1 December 2022
Many thanks to Rebecca Ward (OG 2016) for sharing her experience as a Sustainability Analyst for Radley Yeldar in London.
Rebecca speaks of her path...
OG London Dinner 2022
Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Friday 18th November saw the OG London Dinner - we enjoyed some lovely food, exchanged some great memories and gave a sterling rendition of the school...
Giving Back Supporting WGHS Careers Programmes- Thank you
Tuesday, 15 November 2022
A massive thank you to all our Old Girls who have volunteered to Give Back their time to our current students. Thank you so much. The achievements and...
The importance of providing bursaries
Monday, 14 November 2022
I first heard about the bursary scheme for Wakefield Girls’ High School during my last couple of years at primary school. Being the daughter of a...
OG London Dinner - booking closes soon!
Tuesday, 8 November 2022
Booking for the OG London Dinner closes this Friday - book now to avoid disappointment!
We have OGs attending from the Class of 1960, 1963, 1971, 1982,...
Chloe Bennett (OG 2015) chats to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Friday, 21 October 2022
Many thanks to Chloe Bennett (OG 2015) who spoke to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live about her career as a Senior Digital PR Strategist at Digital Loft....
Sarah Baker (OG 1998) and Becky Baker (OG 2002) join us for assembly
Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Thank you to alumnae Sarah Baker, Assistant Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police and Becky Baker, entrepreneur and Founder of K9Nation, for joining us...
London Dinner 2022 - Booking now open
Friday, 30 September 2022
We are keen to see as many of you as possible and as always, all are warmly welcome to attend.
If you left WGHS in 2012, 2002, 1992, 1982, 1972 (or...
Liane Farrer (OG 1994) speaks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 29 September 2022
Thank you to Liane Farrer (OG 1994) for her insightful chat with Mr Eggleston about her career as a Senior Communications Manager working in Air Traffic...
In Touch Magazine 2022
Friday, 23 September 2022
Thank you to all of you who have so generously contributed articles - without your input we would not have a magazine. If any of you would like to submit...
Kathryn Bell-Greco on Instagram Live!
Thursday, 22 September 2022
Many thanks to Kathryn Bell-Greco (OG 1994) who works within the United Nations World Food Programme for her contribution to the latest Instagram Live...
OGs from the Class of 1975 visit WGHS
Wednesday, 14 September 2022
We had the pleasure of welcoming 5 of our Old Girls from the Class of 1975 back to the halls of WGHS. Caroline Kuhnel, Sally Gregory (nee Sheard), Tricia...
Tributes to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Friday, 9 September 2022
Following the sad news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's passing, we are going to compile a book of condolences - please share any memories or tributes...
Welcome to the Class of 2022
Thursday, 18 August 2022
The girls have once again achieved outstanding A Level results and are going onto an array of exciting and diverse destinations and courses. This is greatly...
Nadia Ahmed (OG 2002) speaks to the WGHS Medical Society
Wednesday, 6 July 2022
Many thanks to Nadia Ahmed (OG 2002) who generously gave her time to the medical society this week to speak to the girls about her path from WGHS to Consultant...
Cat Chadwick (OG 1998) talks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live
Monday, 4 July 2022
Cat Chadwick (OG 1998) is a senior lecturer in mental health nursing at Huddersfield University and talks to Mr Eggleston about her path from school and...
Lizz Wainwright (OG 2008) speaks at Junior Section Speech Day
Friday, 1 July 2022
A special thank you to Liz Wainwright (OG 2008), Senior Marketing Manager for Amazon Prime Video Europe, for her empowering words during WGHS Junior Section...
Summer Reunion 2022
Monday, 20 June 2022
Thank you to those who attended our Summer Reunion on Saturday. The weather was kind to us, we had some excellent speeches, a great rendition of the school...
London City Drinks 2022
Friday, 17 June 2022
On 26th May 2022 we hosted London City Drinks at The Horniman, Hay's Galleria. The event was joint with the Old Savilians and a great evening was had...
Karen Swales (OG 1996) talks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live
Friday, 17 June 2022
Karen is a Senior Scientific Officer at the Institute of Cancer Research.

She talks to Mr Eggleston about her love of science and how WGHS was the...
Amanda McCurrach (OG 1999) talks to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live
Friday, 17 June 2022
Amanda is the Managing Principal at Capco, she speaks to Mr Eggleston about her path from school to financial services, via a law degree at the University...
Well Done Laura Siddall (OG 1999)
Thursday, 16 June 2022
Ironman World Championships - 2020-2021 edition - St. George, Utah!
7th in the world
Becky Baker (OG 2002) joins Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live
Friday, 1 April 2022
Becky is the founder of K9Nation - the web platform and mobile app that connects dog owners and dog friendly businesses and services. The provide dog...
Join Club 1878
Friday, 1 April 2022
If you know your WGHS history, you will know that we date back to 1878, when the first Headmistress, Miss Allen was appointed.

We value all support...
London Drinks 26/5/2022- Booking now open
Thursday, 31 March 2022
After a 2 year absence, we are thrilled that we will be back in the capital for our City Drinks! Meet up with fellow Old Girls and Old Savilians living,...
Old Girls' Summer Reunion- Searching for Classmates!
Friday, 25 March 2022
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We have Old Girls attending from the following leaving years (after A Levels-...
Careers INsight Week 2022
Friday, 25 March 2022
Our thanks go to all our alumni who happily and willingly volunteered their time and shared their experiences. It is a valuable and wonderful opportunity...
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