At QEGS we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children. Our priority is providing a safe and welcoming environment, where children are respected, valued and feel that they belong.  This is our WGSF Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy   Details of our Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputies are below.

Other valuable resources include How To Report Harmful Content Online, Staying Positive and Well and  The NSPCC helpline.

The following QEGS policies can be downloaded for your reference.   Foundation policies can be downloaded here.  Alternatively, hard copies of these policies, as well as other policies which may be of interest, are available for reference in the school office.

Academically Able Policy

Accessibility Plan

Anti Bullying Policy

Before School Care and After School Care Policy

Behaviour Policy

Careers, Education, Information and Guidance Policy

Curriculum Policy

First Aid, Medicine and Medical Information Policy

Homework Policy

Marking and Assessment Policy

Personal, Social, Health & Economic (PSHE) and Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural (SMSC) Policy

Pupil Supervision Policy

Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Policy

Teaching and Learning Policy


Foundation Policies are available to download here.

Contacting Our Governing Body

If you wish to contact the Governing Body of Wakefield Grammar School Foundation, please address any correspondence to the Chair of the Governing Body at the following address:

Mr Martin Shevill
Chair of Governors
c/o Governors’ Office
Green House
158 Northgate
Wakefield, WF1 3UF

Our Safeguarding Leads

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mr J Palin.  Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are: Mrs C Gratrick, Mr J Jones, Mrs L Ramsden and Mr J Tiffany.

Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found on the Foundation Policies page here.

Our School Visitor Safeguarding Guide can be found here


Our Complaints Policy is situated on the Foundation Policies site here along with details of the number of formal complaints in previous school years.  These are also available from the School Office.