At Wakefield Girls’ 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 OnlineStaying Positive and Well and  The NSPCC helpline.

The following Wakefield Girls’ 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 More Able Policy

Accessibility Plan

Anti-Bullying Policy

Before and After School Policy – Junior Section

Behaviour Policy – Junior Section

Behaviour Policy – Senior Section

Curriculum Policy

First Aid, Medicine and Medical Conditions Policy

Marking Policy – Junior Section

Marking and Assessment Policy – Senior Section

Measuring Pupil Progress

Personal Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEE) Policy – Junior Section

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEE) Policy – Senior Section

Pupil Supervision Policy – Junior Section

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

Relationships and Sex Education Policy – Junior Section

Relationships and Sex Education Policy – Senior Section

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Policy

Teaching & 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 Harris.  Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are: Mrs Tingle, Mrs Varley, Mrs Hutchinson and Mr Rowley.

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.