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Tackling a famous Dürrenmatt novel was of course ´gar kein problem´ for hard-working A-Level German students. Their in-depth analysis display is ‘ganz wunderbar’ taking pride of place in our busy MFL department ürrenmatt


Has your child had a growth spurt over the summer? That school jumper looking a bit worse for wear? Stock up on quality pre-loved uniform at the sale: in school on Saturday 24 September 10am-12pm. Got something to donate-we're happy to accept clean, quality items.


Teacher of Computer Science, Waldegrave School, Twickenham


Another successfully completed school improvement project - thank you to who have done a magnificent job of fitting these new windows!


Team building on the Thames? What better way to start Y7! Thank you to and Thames Young Mariners for the kayaking, raft building and other fun activities. By the end of next week over 200 Waldegrave girls will have taken part.


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Places are filling up on the SEND Futures conference on 12 October. Join us if you are the parent or carer of a child or young person with special educational needs and or a disability in Kingston or Richmond.


Teacher of Science, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames


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Monday 19th September will be a Bank Holiday to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral. Schools and colleges will be closed for the Bank Holiday.


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We have recently been made aware of a phishing scam circulating popular messaging app WhatsApp, known as the 'Hi Mum' scam. We encourage you to read our article for guidance on identifying phishing scams and how to deal with them if you have been targeted:


All at Waldegrave are commemorating the remarkable life and mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today. We are taking time to reflect on her resilience and sense of duty, in special assemblies, and thinking of her family in their grief. Rest in Peace Ma’am.


Here is a sneak peek inside our lovely new Sixth Form Learning Centre. A huge thank you to and Woodland Commercial Ltd for their astounding work in bringing this together in time for the new school year. Students are excited to start using their new study zone!


A big thank you to - our new signs looks fantastic! Navigating around school is so much easier for students, staff and visitors


A warm welcome to our new Y7s who started with us today! The students spent the day doing ice breaker games to get to know each other and a treasure hunt to familiarise themselves with the school. They all left with happy smiles!


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Best of luck to all students getting their results today!! Remember that doing your best is always enough 🥇 & don’t forget… if you would like support with employment/further education after finishing school, including with maths & English, feel free to get in touch! 📚


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Worried about your results or have you not achieved the qualifications you hoped for? Our exam support helpline is open, speak to one of careers advisers about your concerns. For more information please visit our webpage: ☎️


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Not achieved the grades you'd hoped for this summer? Our exam support helpline is now open. The helpline will be open from 18 to 31 August 2022. For more information please visit our webpage: ☎️


Absolutely! We didn’t have permission to name her until just now but thoroughly deserved!


Record number of students accepted to Oxbridge this year: Tomi, Florence, Emily, Ella, Silvia, Arden, Amalia, Lili (Oxford), Poppy (Cambridge). Also congrats to Milly & Flora (Medicine), Amelie & Bryony (Veterinary Science), Allegra (Unilever apprenticeship). Well done!


A fantastic set of A Level results: 24% A*, 53% A*/A, and 80% A-B. We couldn’t be more proud of each and every one of our students! A true demonstration of their academic ability and resilience.


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We're looking for athletes aged 11 to 17 who live and go to school in to represent Richmond in the TCS Mini London Marathon Championship event on 1st October 2022. Find out how you can apply to be part of our team:

Exam Results 2022

A Level Results 2022

It has been another record breaking year for A Level results at Waldegrave School and staff and students are delighted.  Our students have secured outstanding results with our highest ever number of A* grades, as well as more students than ever securing places at Oxford and Cambridge, and veterinary and medicine. 

Following three years of covid 19 disruption to learning our students have achieved wonderful success in their first ever set of external exams despite the challenges they and their families have faced.  

Ms Tongue, Headteacher, said  “We could not be more proud of each and everyone of our students. This cohort did not sit their GCSE exams in Y11 due to the first lockdown and we understand that this left many feeling uncertain and insecure about this summer’s exams.”

“The results that the students have achieved today demonstrate both their academic ability and their resilience,” Ms Tongue continued. “ I would like to thank the teachers and staff at the school for their expertise and commitment to the students especially in the current context. We are grateful that our parents and carers have also been unstinting in their support and ambition for the students. Students were very well prepared and are now ready for their next steps, whether that be in Higher Education or employment.” 

Waldegrave students have achieved A Level results that they should be exceptionally proud of with almost one quarter of our grades at an A* [24% at A*, 53% at A*/A and 80% at A*-B]

“Waldegrave students are always encouraged to pursue a wide variety of destinations to support their individual aspiration” said Jack Bannister, Head of Sixth Form. “This year subjects have included Product Design for Stage and Screen, Fashion Design, Marine Biology, Film Production, Neuroscience, Nursing, Finance & Management, Bioprocessing of New Medicine, Sports Business Management and American & Canadian Studies.”

We would like to congratulate all our students on their achievements and share with you the names of some of those who have secured places on the most competitive of courses: 

Oxford - Tomi Ajinomoh, Florence Baker, Emily Britto Davis, Ella Carran, Silvia Dignum-Smith, Arden Eveleigh-Evans, Amalia Sloan,  Lili Sreter;

Cambridge - Poppy Drake; 

Medicine  - Milly Edwards at Bristol; 

Medicine & Surgery -Flora Witchell at Newcastle;

Veterinary Medicine & Science - Amelie Evans at Surrey; 

Veterinary Medicine - Bryony Shaw at Nottingham; 

Apprenticeship - Allegra Hartley with Unilever.


Additional, congratulations to the following students who achieved at least 3 A* grades:

Florence Baker, Kate Brown, Chloe Buckingham, Annabel Craddock, Poppy Drake, Honey Finnan, Daniel Kekeh, Charlotte Lam, Martha Lewis, Deetya Maheedharan, Poppy Parkinson-McKevitt, Katya Roberts, Isabelle Scott, Maiya Scovell, Lili Sreter, Katie Step, Emily Stirling, Tabitha Woods, Abigail Woolf.



GCSE Results 2022

Waldegrave students have once again risen to the challenge and achieved great success in their GCSEs this year. 90% of students achieved 5 GCSEs, including English and Maths, at grade 4 or above, with 54% of all grades at grade 7 or above. 

Headteacher Ms Tongue said: “This tremendous achievement after the disruption Covid caused students nationally at the start of their GCSE courses. The results are testament to their hard work and determination, alongside the unwavering support of our dedicated staff who ensured students could continue to learn.”

“We are incredibly proud of the academic excellence achieved across the board. Nearly a quarter (23%) of students achieved grades 7-9 in all their GCSEs and 65% of students achieved at least one grade 9.”  

We would like to wish all our Y11 students success in the next stage of their education and we are proud that we have supported them to achieve their goals and aspirations.