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Girls 7–18 years



WELCOME TO WAKEFIELD GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL

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As students progress through the school there are an array of enrichment activities both in and outside the curriculum. We aim to educate students in the widest sense, giving them every opportunity to achieve success.

Ms Heidi-Jayne Boyes

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YOU’LL LIKE THE WAY WE EMPOWER EVERYONE A strong woman ge looks a challen in the eye k and gives it a win

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At Wakefield Girls’ High School, we enable our students to achieve the extraordinary. 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.


To all those who are about to experience our vibrant school community for the first time, this is your moment. Go out there and be everything you want to be.

TO ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL

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YOU’LL LIKE THE WAY WE VALUE SMILES AS MUCH AS SUCCESS Results show that students in all-girl schools achieve more. At Wakefield Girls’ High School, we believe that when girls are educated separately, it changes everything. We create a nurturing, challenging and empowering culture where girls can thrive, underpinned by supportive female-focused mentoring and proven practices that other educational environments simply don’t provide. Our all-girl setting ensures that every student leaves fully independent, levelling the playing field so each can make the most of life’s opportunities and become everything she wants to be.

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IT’S THE WAY ALL OF LIFE’S

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POSSIBILITIES ARE SUDDENLY WITHIN REACH

The role an all-girls’ education can play in preparing your daughter for a lifetime of success is well documented. Research studies show that girls develop differently from their male peers and become more independent, less influenced by peer pressure and achieve more at all-girl schools. The opportunities for girls are out there. What we do here, is provide an inspiring environment that enables every student to embrace new ideas and have a positive impact on their communities and the world around them.

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OUR JUNIORS

OUR SENIORS

Our Juniors have a happy habit of progressing way beyond their expectations, in an environment that keeps learning fresh, fast moving and fun. We explore beyond the curriculum, encouraging every student to be academically curious and express ideas in new, inventive ways.

Our Seniors embark on an educational journey of intellectual adventure that is both liberating and empowering. By encouraging them to think innovatively, we enable each student to develop the characterbuilding qualities that will power them along their individual career pathway.


IN THE SIXTH FORM In the Sixth Form we nurture independence of mind and freedom of spirit. To help every student to achieve on their own terms in their own way, we provide an inspirational array of subjects, with rewarding content that goes way beyond the traditional Sixth Form timetable.

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IT’S THE WAY WE HELP EVERY STUDENT TO DISCOVER Learning at Wakefield Girls’ High School feels good. Our high achieving students enjoy their success, but they also enjoy life here too. We passionately believe that how students learn is every bit as important as what they learn. So we make it a joy, with passionate teachers delivering extraordinary learning experiences in welcoming, stimulating environments. We tailor everything to suit the learning styles of our students, focusing on individual needs to create independent, inspirational young women equipped with all the skills they need to succeed.

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THE TRUE JOY OF LEARNING

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IT’S THE WAY WE GIVE STUDENTS THE SKILLS AND RESILIENCE THEY NEED TO SUCCEED Everything we do at Wakefield Girls’ High School is about helping students to experience the future they see for themselves, both academically and socially. In our school, they discover that every challenge can be overcome with courage and perseverance, so even when they fall short, they will have the resilience and self-confidence to excel next time.

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YOU’LL LIKE THE WAY WE ENRICH We encourage our students to set their sights high and cultivate the life skills they need to take them there. With 55 enrichment opportunities to choose from in Juniors and 95 in Seniors, students can innovate, invent, inspire and lead, in an atmosphere of true creative collaboration.

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Besides igniting passions, sparking new interests and fostering a shared sense of purpose, our enrichment activities enable students to succeed and achieve together as they forge lifelong friendships in a stimulating, inclusive atmosphere. It’s a mark of that success, that the relationships formed here continue long after students move on, as our alumnae connect across the world.

THE LIFE OF EVERY STUDENT

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IT’S THE WAY OUR GIRLS ARE SURROUNDED BY ROLE MODELS Our students are surrounded by role models and mentors, from our inspirational teachers and real-world reminders of high-achieving women, to the remarkable alumnae who illuminate our frequent events with their delightfully diverse life stories. Parents are role models too. Inspirational role models can be found closer to home too. As a parent, and your daughter’s first role model, you’re already playing your part in shaping her future. We believe in working closely with parents, sharing insights, giving progress updates and providing invaluable support through our webinars, talks and resources. We also provide robust support structures that give every student the safe and stable environment she needs to grow into a highly capable, socially aware adult.

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WAY WE HELP STUDENTS TO ACHIEVE IN A WIDER SENSE Recognised as a school at the forefront of educational thinking, we’re continually growing both our facilities and resources, to enable students to excel in every area of academic and sporting achievement. Over the years, our secure school campus has grown organically with an eclectic mix of historic buildings, purpose-built facilities and green open space, to create the welcoming community you see today.

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TO DISCOVER ALL THE WAYS WAKEFIELD GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL CAN TRANSFORM YOUR DAUGHTER’S EDUCATION, CONTACT US TODAY


Wakefield Girls’ High School Junior Section Address: 2 St. John’s Square, Wakefield WF1 2QX Tel: 01924 374577 Email: wjoffice@wgsf.net

Wakefield Girls’ High School Senior Section Address: Wentworth Street, Wakefield WF1 2QS Tel: 01924 372490 Email: wsoffice@wgsf.net

Girls 7–18 years