InTouch e-newsletter December 2021



Welcome to the December newsletter.  In this issue:- 

  • Event news
  • Giving Back- Support WGHS
  • Business Networking Hub
  • News


Old Girls' London Dinner- Photos and video
The OD London Dinner 2021 was held at the Cafe Below, Cheapside London on 12 November. The vaulted ceiling and stone pillars provided a dramatic environment for our reunion. The food was superb, the waiting staff attentive and the company and chatt... read more

Future events- we are hoping to arrange some drinks events in Wakefield and London during the first half of 2022.  Watch out for the dates.

Is 2022 a special school leaving anniversary year for you?
Did you leave school in 2012. 2002, 1992, 1982, 1972 or a decade or two before? Would you like to be involved in organising a reunion for your leaving year? If so then get in touch email and we can start making plans! 


Instagram Live Interviews
In September 2020, Mr Eggleston introduced his Instagram Live interviews on IGTV. It's been a real bonus for the girls to continue to be able to hear from you and because it is online, geography is no boundary! Thank you to everyone who has volu... read more
Lauren Wills Dixon (OG 2012) joins Mr Eggleston on Instagram TV
Lauren chats to Mr Eggleston about her journey from WGHS to her dream job as a solicitor. Watch the interview HERE 
Francesca Aproskie née Waugh (OG 1999) on IGTV
Francesca joined Mr Eggleston to share her interesting story that has its twists and turns and is very much a human interest story. Watch the interview HERE. 
Support WGHS- Donate to Our Bursary Fund
Click HERE to make your donation. Whether small or large, all donations make a difference to the lives of the girls that we educate. We are very grateful for each and every donation. Read the Burs... read more
Support WGHS- Volunteer to help our careers programme
The generosity of our Old Girls volunteering to return to school to help inform our current cohorts is invaluable and we are very grateful to all those of you who have already done so. We would be delighted if you were able to volunteer your time ... read more

Heidi Allen (OG 1993) Delivers the Hepworth Lecture
Heidi returned to WGHS to deliver the Hepworth Lecture to our 6th Formers. The Hepworth Lecture series delivers inspirational talks which are rich and varied in content to our 6th Fo... read more
Gemma Sykes (OG 2002) Delivers the Gem Lecture
Old Girl and linguist Gemma, returned to WGHS to deliver the Gem Lecture to our year 10s and 11s, where she talked about her diplomatic career. Gemma is currently Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Quito, Ecuador. We loved that she bro... read more


Get more out of your alumnae network.  Advertise your business to Old Girls.

Advertise your Business to WGHS In Touch Members
Add your business to our Business Networking Hub to advertise to fellow Old Girls and Old Savilians. Click HERE to advertise- it's easy and free to do so! 


Sophie Carrigill and Team Briantea84 scoop the Italian Super Cup
Well Done Sophie Carrigill (OG 2013) and her team mates at Briantea84 for winning the Italian Super Cup. You can also watch her video HERE. Follow Sophie's Facebook page HERE.


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