Mayor's Award

Mayor's Award 

  • The award is to recognise the importance of being an active citizen and making a contribution to society.
  • It will be awarded for activities that take place outside normal lessons.

In Years 10 and 11 students will complete as many of the following as possible:

  • Work Experience
  • A Challenge – certified by an appropriate adult (e.g. sponsored walk or bike ride, small group of 3 or 4 organizing a major charity event in or out of school)
  • Voluntary work in school – certified by a teacher (e.g. paired reading, prefect duty completed diligently for a school year, assisting in reprographics regularly)
  • Voluntary work outside school hours - certified by appropriate adult (e.g. visiting an old person, regular involvement at guides or Sunday school, teaching younger children dance or gym, running a club at Waldegrave after school, helping out at a charity event out of school.)

Bronze Award:   Any two parts
Silver Award:     Any three parts
Gold Award:      All four parts

The Mayor will present awards in April at a special assembly that is separate from the Record of Achievement presentation.


Sixth Form Mayor's Award

This requires Year 12 students to complete as many of the following as possible:

  • Work Experience
  • Student Leadership
  • Personal Challenge
  • External Volunteering
  • Internal School Volunteering
  • External Enrichment Events
  • Internal School Enrichment Events 

Bronze Award: Any 3 parts
Slver Award: Any 4 parts
Gold Award: At least 5 parts

The Mayor will present these awards towards the end of the school year as a celebration of all that our students have achieved above and beyond their academic study.