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Upcoming Open Houses

February 2, 2024                9:30am - 11:30am           RSVP HERE
You're invited to join us for an Open House! Hear from our Head of School, Ashley Harper, and learn what makes Wakefield School an upstanding educational institution for JK-12 students in the Northern Virginia region. Find out more about our admissions process from our Director of Admissions, Elise Scalise. Following the introduction, our student ambassadors will tour you around our grounds where you will gain a deeper understanding of how we cultivate students who excel in academics, athletics, and the arts while instilling a strong foundation of good character and what it takes to be an agent of change in our world. In conclusion, you will have the opportunity to converse with the divisional heads about any questions you might have. Light refreshments will be provided.

Other Events

Upper School Chit-Chat and Chow
December 9, 2023
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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All upper school (9th-12th grade) prospective families are invited to join our current upper school students and faculty for lunch on campus! Get to know the community and learn more about what the upper school experience is like. 

Experience Day
January 20, 2024
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Families experience four of our specialty offerings: Visual Arts, Technology, Athletics, and Theatre. Come meet faculty and students, and see all Wakefield has to offer.

Songbird Music Class with Mrs. Putnam
April 20, 2024
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Parents - come participate in a parent-and-me music class with your little one (geared toward ages 2-5). Meet our lower-school music teacher, Mrs. Bess Putnam as you play music together. The class will last about 30-minutes, after which your child(ren) can explore our playground. Light refreshments provided.

Private Campus Tours

We are offering private, on-campus tours that can be tailored to your student’s and family’s interests. During your tour, you will be able to see grade-specific classrooms in action, view other campus facilities of special interest to you, and speak personally with faculty, the Division Head, and the Admissions Team. 

Register for a Private Tour