Our Fundraising History Timeline

  • 1591

    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School founded by Royal CharterValue Then10 shillings pa  Value Now£117 pa

  • 1875

    Wakefield Grammar School Foundation Formed

  • 1891

    300th Anniversary BuildingValue Then£2,000  Value Now£241,500

  • 1926

    Jubilee HallValue Then£2,000  Value Now£116,200

  • 1928

    Library AppealValue Then£1,105  Value Now£66,000

  • 1953

    Memorial PavilionValue Then£2,500  Value Now£66,300

  • 1956

    New Science BlockValue Then£9,400  Value Now£223,000

  • 1958

    Queen Elizabeth HallValue Then£76,000  Value Now£1,688,000

  • 1958

    Gymnasium and LibraryValue Then£24,000  Value Now£533,000

  • 1964

    Games Field AppealValue Then£7,000  Value Now£135,000

  • 1971

    Biology LaboratoryValue Then£55,000  Value Now£740,000

  • 1991

    400th Anniversary AppealValue Then£800,000  Value Now£1,633,000

  • 1998

    Chapman AppealValue Then£60,000  Value Now£100,400

  • 2016

    Foundation Telethon and
    Langham LibraryValue Then£41,000  Value Now£41,000

  • 2018 - 2023

    Clayton CampusTarget£10m