We're delighted to be recognised as one of the top independent schools in the North by The Times, Parent Power Schools Guide 2022. We provide an inspiring and empowering environment that enables every student to happily make their way in the world, their way. By embracing new ideas, encouraging students to think differently and instilling a joy of learning, we make it possible for everyone to be everything they want to be.
Ms Heidi-Jayne Boyes
Head of Wakefield Girls'
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Being a Wakefield Girl

At Wakefield Girls’, we enable our students to achieve the extraordinary. With tailored teaching and an exceptional extra-curricular program, you’ll like the way we happily enrich the lives of our students with every interaction underpinned with positive energy & respect.  Every day we inspire and empower everyone to progress confidently into the future with a shared sense of togetherness and a growing awareness of the world around them. At the heart of our school ethos is the idea that there are no limits to what Wakefield Girls can achieve.

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A place where
girls belong

We believe that when girls are educated separately, it changes everything.   Our all-girl setting enables every student to become fully independent, levelling the playing field so that each can make the most of life’s opportunities and become everything she wants to be.

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Ages 16 - 18

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Explore Our School

Take a look around our school through our interactive map with video coverage.

Open Doors Tours

Visiting us is the best way to get a taste of life and learning in our school. We are delighted to offer tours in term time at 9.15am every Monday and Friday morning and 11.15am every Tuesday morning.

A warm Wakefield Girls’ welcome awaits.

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Upcoming Events

There’s always much to get involved with at Wakefield Girls’.    Join us for any of our events including Experience Days, Open Day,  our Wakefield Girls Matters webinars series which cover topics that matter most to successfully supporting girls and on Instagram every other Thursday at 4pm when we  talk live with our inspiring alumnae.   Check out our latest News below and follow us on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels for a daily taste of life and learning at our school.

Upcoming Events
Monday 13 June `22

Webinar: Ways For Girls To Increase Emotional intelligence

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Saturday 1 October `22

Open Morning

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A Place Where
Girls Succeed

Every day, our alumnae achieve on their own terms, in their own way, in dynamic roles all over the world. While their stories are all very different, they share common values which uniquely unite and differentiate Wakefield Girls as enabling people who accomplish the extraordinary.

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Jenna Hartley

Class of 2000
Executive Director, JP Morgan
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Laura Gibb

Class of 2008
Associate Partner, OC&C Strategy Consultants
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Phoebe Crossland

Phoebe Crossland

Class of 2014
Product Manager, Ministry of Justice
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Louise O'Shea

Louise O’Shea

Class of 1996
CEO, Confused.com
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Kate McCabe

Class of 1999
Feature Policy Lead, Tik-Tok
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Laura Siddall

Laura Siddall

Class of 1999
Professional Triathlete, Ambassador for the Women’s Sports Trust
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Latest News

Keep up to date with all the latest news and updates from across our Junior and Senior sections.

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