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.


Accessibility Plan

Admissions Policy – Junior Section

Admissions Policy – Senior Section

After School Care and Before School Care (Owls) Policy – Junior Section

Anti-Bullying Policy – Junior Section

Anti Bullying Policy – Senior Section

Attendance Management Policy

Behaviour & Sanctions Policy – Junior Section

Behaviour & Discipline Policy – Senior Section

Careers, Education, Information and Guidance Policy

Curriculum Policy

Educational Visits Policy

First Aid, Medicine and Medical Information Policy

Gifted and Talented Policy – Senior Section

Homework Policy

Marking and Assessment Policy

Personal Social Health & Economic (PSHE) Policy – Junior Section

Pupil Supervision Policy – Junior Section

Pupil Supervision (before and after school) Policy – Senior Section

Relationships Sex Health Education (RSHE) Policy – Junior Section

Relationships and Sex Education Policy – Senior Section

Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural Development (SMSC) Policy – Junior Section

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 Simon Chamberlain
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.

Details of the number of formal complaints

  • Junior School: 1 Formal Complaint, and 0 Panel Hearing Complaints
  • Senior School: no data
  • Junior School: 1 Formal Complaint, and 0 Panel Hearing Complaints
  • Senior School: 2 Formal Complaint, and 1 Panel Hearing Complaint
  • Through School: 1 Formal Complaint, and 1 Panel Hearing Complaint