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Emma Wiggs and Head Girl Team
HOW TO BE A GOLD MEDALLIST

A Junior assembly by Emma Wiggs, a truly inspiring role model More...

Student Report - School Rules
HAVE THE SCHOOL RULES REALLY CHANGED?

Student Reporter Niamh 12D investigates the school rules comparing 2019 with the 20th century.... More...

Class Photo
AN EVOLUTION OF WATFORD GIRLS:1957-2016

In a selection of interviews, alumnae from the 1950s to 2016 talk about their experiences as Watford Grammarians; from changes in uniform and subjects… More...

In The Press

ASPIRING CLINICIAN-SCIENTIST HONOURED AS EQUUS FOUNDATION RESEARCH FELLOW

SIAN DURWARD-AKHURST RECEIVED THE 2018 EQUUS FOUNDATION RESEARCH FELLOW BY THE AAEP FOUNDATION FOR HER RESEARCH IN EQUINE GENETICS More...

NO QUIET RETIREMENT HERE!

Dame Helen receives an honorary doctorate More...

THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST 2018

WGGS Alumna, Dr Nishma Manek, is recognised 'For services to General Practitioner Leadership Development' More...

Life After WGGS

Venice
A SPLENDID ENGLISH TEACHER

Jean Liddiard remembers Eileen Mackinlay More...

Arab Horse Society Centenary Book Signing
RETIRED AND WORKING HARD!

Anne Brown - "retired but working just as hard".... More...

Edelweiss
FROM THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT TO THE MOUNTAINS OF FRANCE

Life experiences - The NHS Bill in Parliament and the Opportunities of Modern Foreign Language More...

Alumna Visits

WGGS Perspective Magazine
ATTITUDE - THE KEY TO SUCCESS

Read our student interview with Paralympic Gold winner and WGGS alumna Emma Wiggs More...

WGGS Swimming Pool
RETURN TO WGGS AFTER 60 YEARS

Sixty years after leaving WGGS, I returned to show my daughter the scene of my wartime schooldays. More...

Careers

STEM Event 2019
NATIONAL CAREERS WEEK 2019

STEM event - a great turnout from pupils, guests and alumnae volunteers! More...

OGA Careers
Your Careers Portal is Live!

Need help with career matters? Maybe you can help others with their career questions? From alumna to alumna: add your details to grow your OGA exclu… More...

Geography Lesson
VOLUNTEERING

If you would like to know more about volunteering for careers events at the school please read on.... More...

Dame Helen Says...

RWANDA 2018 - MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY DAME HELEN

Read about Dame Helen's third expedition to Rwanda with members of the school community More...

Refugees to Recovery
REFUGEES TO RECOVERY CONFERENCE Saturday 1st October 2016

A CONFERENCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO INFORM AND INSPIRE ACTION More...

R to R
REFUGEES TO RECOVERY CHARITY MEAL

CURRY NIGHT - MON 25TH JULY 2016 More...

Departments

Science & Maths Depts.
CHANGING THE WORLD

Cambridge University student and WGGS Alumnae, Claire Restarick visited us recently to present her inspiring iGEM project. Read 12B student, Charlott… More...

Artistic Futures
ARTISTIC FUTURES EXHIBITION

Visit our school gallery on Monday 17th October to view the degree and professional artwork of WGGS alumnae More...

WGGS - MFL
MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES REQUEST

ARE YOU A LANGUAGE GRADUATE OR DO YOU USE LANGUAGES IN YOUR WORKPLACE? More...

FACE The Future

FTF Perspective Magazine Autumn 2013
FACE THE FUTURE - A TEACHER'S PERSPECTIVE

In 2013 Into the Future (now FACE the Future) was in its 25th year - Steve Johnson gave his perspective on this special annual event More...

Pre-event tour
FACE THE FUTURE 2016

OUR ANNUAL EVENT TOOK PLACE WITH 90 INTERVIEWERS AND OVER 200 INVTERVIEWEES More...

For The Archive

Student Report - School Rules
HAVE THE SCHOOL RULES REALLY CHANGED?

Student Reporter Niamh 12D investigates the school rules comparing 2019 with the 20th century.... More...

NO QUIET RETIREMENT HERE!

Dame Helen receives an honorary doctorate More...

WGGS School Rules 1945
SCHOOL RULES 1945

Plum pudding berets and instant detentions! More...

From The Archive

REFLECTIONS: AN OPEN LETTER TO OLD GIRLS

In an article originally published in the Old Girls' news sheet, Wendy Paul neé Natley (class of '74) reflects upon a significant event from her scho… More...

FTF Perspective Magazine Autumn 2013
FACE THE FUTURE - A TEACHER'S PERSPECTIVE

In 2013 Into the Future (now FACE the Future) was in its 25th year - Steve Johnson gave his perspective on this special annual event More...

WGGS magazine 1948
RECOLLECTIONS - YVONNE SPRINGER (NÉE MURRAY)

From her aspirations to be Poet Laureate to becoming a medical bioscientist - Yvonne recalls her time at WGGS More...

Reunions

WGGS 1989 reunion
CLASS OF '89 REUNION

INVITATION EXTENDED FOR REUNION EVENT THIS SATURDAY! More...

Clare Wagner addresses the guests
WGGS REUNION FEB 2017

WGGS ALUMNAE TRAVELLED FROM NEAR AND FAR TO ATTEND THE REUNION ON THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 2017 More...

OGA Reunion
OGA REUNION

Mrs Clare Wagner invites the Old Grammarians to join her and the staff of WGGS at the OGA Reunion and 1st Anniversary Celebration of the OGA website More...

School

Lady's Close building
THE SCHOOL’S HISTORIC BUILDINGS & NEW ADDITIONS

The Lady's Close building - home of English. More...

WGGS
CURRENT TEACHING STAFF VACANCIES

Current Vacancies at WGGS More...

WGGS Education Professionals
PAID MATHS AND PHYSICS INTERNSHIPS

ARE YOU IN YOUR PENULTIMATE YEAR AT UNIVERSITY? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN TEACHING? More...

Sixth Form

A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY 2017

Every year, students nervously await the event that holds the key to their future - results day. More...

WGGS 2016 YEAR BOOK
YEAR 13 - 2016 YEAR BOOKS

FINAL CALL FOR COLLECTION OF CLASS OF 2016 YEAR BOOK More...

Site & Facilities

Fuller Life Health & Fitness Centre
VACANCIES - FULLER LIFE

INTERESTED IN WORKING AS A LIFEGUARD AT FULLER LIFE HEALTH & FITNESS CENTRE? More...

Site & Facilities - Fuller Life
SCHOOL COMMUNITY DISCOUNT

JOIN TODAY FOR YOUR SPECIAL OLD GRAMMARIAN DISCOUNT! OUR FITNESS CENTRE OFFERS A HIGH QUALITY FACILITY WITH A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE FOR YOUR TRAINING N… More...

Specialist Insight

DON'T LET GOLDILOCKS BE YOUR GUIDE

READ FORMER WGGS DEPUTY HEAD, STEVE JOHNSON'S, INSPIRING AND ENTERTAINING FOUNDERS' DAY 2018 ADDRESS More...

The Peace of Cake
THE PEACE OF CAKE

Happiness is knowing that there is a cake, safe in the cupboard, sealed in a cake tin, and that you can have access to it when you choose. More...

Danielle Shaw - A Fabric of Dreams
AN AUTHOR'S LIFE

DANIELLE SHAW GIVES AN INSIGHT INTO HER CAREER AS AN AUTHOR More...

Tips From the Team

The big opt-in
THE BIG OPT-IN

The law is changing - without your consent we will not be able to contact you. More...

Tips from the team
#5 REVIEW YOUR CONSENT OPTIONS - THE BIG OPT-IN

HOW TO ADD/CHANGE YOUR CONSENT OPTIONS More...

Tips from the team
#4 ADD/CHANGE VOLUNTEER INFO

For those of you who would like to let us know that you are willing to volunteer for events such as careers talks etc. or to change your volunteer inf… More...

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