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02/03/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Children who are seen carrying or using harmful substances might not be safe and could be at risk of abuse. If you’re concerned about a young person in Richmond or Kingston, call 020 8547 5008 to speak to a professional in confidence. In an emergency call 999.

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02/03/21

Retweetd From NSPCC

Going back to school can be difficult for some children. It can help to get into a good routine before term starts. We've got tips on getting into a back-to-school routine and more advice on supporting children with school: https://t.co/U3OdpVq0tC https://t.co/XUL8NtrRq9

01/03/21

Retweetd From AchievingForChildren

Got a spare 19 minutes? Have a listen to the new podcast from Kingston & Richmond Youth Council - talking about climate change  https://t.co/031TxIZBLp

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1364644695125733377

24/02/21

Retweetd From Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre -Darlington

Talking to your children about consent is very important. Boys and girls need to know that it’s OK to say no, and for it to be respected. https://t.co/bZ9vM7wfFB

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1364644584643510274

24/02/21

Retweetd From Richmond Borough Mind

RB Mind is delivering a Parents and Carers workshop on Thursday, 25 February, 7-9pm, where you can learn how to respond to challenging behaviour arising from mental health difficulties & improve communication with your child or teen. Find the details at https://t.co/HlAcY2rxTf https://t.co/mvITtE2gBY

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1364644283983216642

24/02/21

Retweetd From NottingHill&Ealing

Looking forward to virtually welcoming 6th form & Y11 Drama & Theatre students to our Theatre Design Talk today. Top theatre designer Lizzie Clachan will talk about her pathway into theatre design & her work, particularly the Young Vic 2016 production of ‘Yerma.’ https://t.co/GVWfSZCzub

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1364301467444793348

23/02/21

Retweetd From AchievingForChildren

Young people in Kingston and Richmond have been involved in recording podcasts on topics that interest or affect them: digital tech, exams, apprenticeships. Check them out and follow here: https://t.co/XVoMJo8hXm https://t.co/Pquok3eF3j

20/02/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

“Body confidence doesn’t come from trying to achieve the ‘perfect’ body. It comes from embracing the body you’ve already got.” - Honor, a YM Activist 💛

19/02/21

Retweetd From Adil Ray OBE 💙

This some are saying is broadcasting history. We hope it helps. Commercial TV channels unite to screen Covid vaccine myth-busting video. Tonight at the same time 9.56pm PLEASE SHARE https://t.co/zLrJYTe2RS

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1361605805288677378

16/02/21

Retweetd From Richmond Borough Mind

We are running a special Parents and Carers workshop on Tuesday, 16 February, 7-9pm, in which you can learn about the services in the borough supporting your child or adolescent's mental health & wellbeing. Find details including how to register here: https://t.co/6QQABtILed https://t.co/FEetbdjMKZ

14/02/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

“Remember that you can only ask for your best. It’s all you or anyone else can expect. Lower your expectations and strive for progress, not perfection.” https://t.co/aRrLHromqI

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1360536348957024262

13/02/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

How to help your child in an anxious moment. https://t.co/FHz21qrifH

12/02/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Secondary schools: please share this publication with your children and young people about lockdown experiences through their eyes, including safeguarding tips and where to get help if needed https://t.co/iBIQTVUMS9

10/02/21

Retweetd From Daryn Egan-Simon

Instead of shortening the summer holiday why not ensure that there are fully-funded local sports, arts and cultural clubs for all children to attend. There are plenty of businesses, who already work with schools, who can provide this. Same goes for extending the school day.

10/02/21

Retweetd From Mum's Office

On here’s some useful advice re: social media and younger people from 🧠📱 https://t.co/Ql50tqG3o4

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1359565644484800523

10/02/21

Retweetd From Be Richmond

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month, residents are invited to a virtual event on Tues 23 Feb 6pm to explore LGBTQ+ contributions in Richmond, hosted by & Sign up to this free event here: https://t.co/PMEDKkI0Dk + https://t.co/9tShitZqz6

10/02/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Did you miss KRSCP's strategic lead and Director of Children's Services Ian Dodds advice on keeping children safe online? Read it here https://t.co/i0o5OKJHke and help

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1359176636982304772

09/02/21

Retweetd From AchievingForChildren

Show your child how you question and evaluate online content…. Support your child to be safe online whilst remote learning with these Top Tips from https://t.co/UzAjPI5h9T https://t.co/uBfEWypweE

09/02/21

Retweetd From Educate Against Hate

Today we published our latest blog post on our top tips to help young people safe online this . https://t.co/4Y3i8VPVXF

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1359096286335692805

09/02/21

Retweetd From UK Safer Internet Centre

Today is Safer Internet Day! Keep your eyes peeled on this account and the and hashtags throughout the day to see all of the things happening across the UK https://t.co/NkK8rNsPUT https://t.co/QByHLmlUv8

Applications

Applications to Sixth Form have now closed. Please contact your school careers team if you need advice about applying to Sixth Form schools or colleges.

 

Our vision is to ensure you enjoy a love of learning, achieve your aspirations and are empowered to become the leaders of, and contributors to, a better society

Waldegrave Sixth Form is a comprehensive, co-educational provision for 400 students aged 16-19. We offer you a friendly, exciting, and stimulating environment for learning.  

Your experience of sixth form will shape the way you engage with the world.  We aim to educate the leaders of the future and you will be encouraged to make a difference whilst you study with us.

The teaching at Waldegrave is already outstanding and in the sixth form you will be able to benefit from our teachers’ extensive experience and deep subject knowledge.  Teachers will inspire you in the specialist subjects that you have chosen, ignite your imagination, fuel your spirit of enquiry and create an atmosphere of discovery in the classroom.  

We are now accepting applications for entry into Sixth Form for September 2021.

Make an Application Here -  the application deadline has now passed

When you start your application you will receive an email to confirm your account.  Please make sure you check your SPAM box.

A minimum of 20 places will be offered to external applicants.  The School aims for a year group of approximately 180-200 in Year 12 which includes internal and external applicants. 

We expect to be oversubscribed and will be implementing the Oversubscription Criteria.  Please ensure you read this carefully.

Places in the Sixth Form are not guaranteed and are not confirmed until Enrolment Day in August.  We recommend students make applications to at least two other providers and keep these open until their place is confirmed on Enrolment Day August 2021.

There are minimum entry requirements to study A Levels. These can be viewed HERE. 

Key Dates

Applications Open

9am Tuesday 6 October 2020

Applications Close

9am on Friday 8 January 2021

Information, Advice & Guidance Meetings

We are considering how to conduct IAG meetings during the current times. We will communicate plans in due course.

Internal applicants: January -  February 2021

External applicants:  March 2021

Deadline to accept Conditional Offer (this is not confirmation of a place)

Sunday 18 April 2021

Virtual Induction Day

 TBC June 2021

GCSE results Day

August 2021

Enrolment Day -  confirmation of place in Sixth Form once meeting has been completed

August 2021

 

Open Evening

Our Open Evening will be delivered virtually.  To view presentations by the Head of Sixth Form and subject specific videos please click HERE

 

A Levels offered

Subject

Exam Board

Art

EDEXCEL

Biology

OCR

Chemistry

OCR

Drama

EDEXCEL

Economics

EDEXCEL

English

EDEXCEL

EPQ

AQA

Fashion

OCR

French

AQA

Geography

AQA

German

AQA

History

EDEXCEL

Maths

EDEXCEL

Media

WJEC

Music

EDEXCEL

Further Maths

EDEXCEL

PE

EDEXCEL

Photography

EDEXCEL

Physics

AQA 

Psychology

OCR

RS

OCR

Sociology

AQA

Spanish

AQA

 

Useful information

 

CHOOSING MY A LEVELS

Y12 OVERSUBSCRIPTION CRITERIA  

A LEVEL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

If you are taking qualifications other than GCSEs or iGCSEs you may need to supply a Statement of Compatibility.  More information can be found at  https://www.naric.org.uk/soc

If you have any questions please email sixthform@waldegravesch.org 

If you have technical difficulties please contact Applicaa via their support button at the top of your application.