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05/07/22

Economics students had a fantastic trip to the visiting Institute of Banking & Finance to explore how to develop their commercial skills and university options followed by a trip to the to see the history of trade in London. https://t.co/9Rptt4q8LX

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1544355950097735684

05/07/22

So proud of our U13 Cricket team who were runners up in the County finals today. An amazing achievement particularly as 80 schools from across all the London Boroughs took part in this event. https://t.co/5FgUIz0Ju6

05/07/22

Retweetd From Richmond SSP

Good luck to the U13 girls cricket team who are playing today in the county final at Kenton Cricket Club- go girls!

05/07/22

Best of luck to the students from Waldegrave and who are playing in the U13 Cricket team in the County final of the Brooks MacDonald Cup at Kenton Cricket today!

05/07/22

Student Officer, Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/AtqRkeJLft

05/07/22

Graduate Sports Assistant, Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/0lr5hzyJuF

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04/07/22

Move up Monday for our new Y7 intake- met their tutor, had music & language lessons, played bench ball (a Waldegrave favourite!) but best of all met lots of new friends! https://t.co/yA1SGu18dx

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1544021437962493953

04/07/22

Retweetd From Safer Schools

We have been made aware of a new, high-risk feature Snapchat have added to their app, called 'Meet up'‼️ Read our article to find out more about this new feature, the risks involved and advice for keeping young people safe 👉 https://t.co/0VpB72n87k https://t.co/U4vMzUjqeD

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04/07/22

Retweetd From Parents' Voice

Is your child feeling or worried? 's 7 ways to support children & young people who are worried may help manage anxiety. Download the booklet here: https://t.co/PfRFE1xZ6q. https://t.co/cQ5kegraVq

04/07/22

Retweetd From Richmond Nub News

The monthly vigil to highlight and challenge violence against women and girls is being held this evening on Twickenham Green. https://t.co/QoeC4idavQ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1543867865081823232

04/07/22

Want to write a blockbuster but don’t know where to start? Looking for new story lines or characters? This workshop is just what you need- tomorrow Tues 5 July 6-8pm at Waldegrave https://t.co/3fo79VvzuD

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30/06/22

Retweetd From AchievingForChildren 🇺🇦

Planning summer holiday activities for your children? Check out the great range of activities for 10-19 year olds at a youth centre near you: https://t.co/SUHwULHIlB https://t.co/uivWhstvgA

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30/06/22

So proud to have been achieved the Attachment Aware Schools Award. But the journey continues ↗️ https://t.co/YKEklz0Fcf

29/06/22

Thank you so much for coming. Our students loved hearing from you! https://t.co/ygoCoSLQIu

29/06/22

Waldegrave, English teachers participated in a creative writing workshop led by . Eye-opening to see the creative process from students' perspective; now feeling inspired to try out new strategies & activities.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1541865252303904769

28/06/22

Retweetd From St James's Catholic Primary School

Yesterday, Year 3 children took part in a fabulous French Picnic in Radnor Gardens. A group of Year 8 and Year 9 students from came to lead the activities and songs, accompanied by the amazing Fifi La Mer on her accordion. https://t.co/CCZ1KMTrWM

24/06/22

Another set of goodbyes today this time to our Y13s many of whom have been with us since Y7! We have loved seeing all of them blossom into young adults & are so proud of them for their resilience and drive. Wishing them much luck for the next exciting stage of their lives!

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1540059303897436160

23/06/22

We said a fond farewell to our wonderful Year 11s this afternoon. A fantastic event organised by Mr Sharp and Ms Larsson and featuring some inspirational speeches, particularly from our guest and Head Girl Zoha. Thank you to everyone for making it so memorable👏🏻🥹 https://t.co/hK75hye1r2

23/06/22

Thank you so much much for your thought-provoking and empowering message 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/J82vFmfFqG

23/06/22

Retweetd From Richmond Nub News

Much of Richmond, Twickenham and Teddington has been declared a no go zone for rowdy groups of teens today - Thursday. https://t.co/QTeLuHbiIM

Parents

“Parental engagement in children’s learning makes a difference, a very big difference. It is the most powerful school improvement lever we have.”

Power and Goodall (2008) - Do Parents Know They Matter? (p.167)

Partnership

At Waldegrave School, we believe that parent and family involvement in students’ education promotes learning as a lifelong skill for all. To this end, we would ask you to enter into a partnership with the school; a partnership that actively promotes both independence and resilience on the behalf of the student.

Communication

As with any partnership, communication is key, and we aim to maintain a constant dialogue with parents through our newsletters, SMS, E-mail, Parent Consultation Evenings, Information / Curriculum Evenings and our annual Parent Forum. We are also developing a Waldegrave APP to create another method of communication with you, as well as looking to implement the StudyBugs APP through which you will be able to report an absence.

You Said / We Did

‘I would like to know what homework my child is being set..’

We now ask every member of staff to record the homework your child is set on FROG (our virtual learning platform). We are looking to share a FROG access with families so they can view homework tasks.

‘The Open Evening events were very crowded…’

We now hold four Open Mornings for parents instead of a single evening event. This has significantly improved the experience of everyone involved in the events.

‘Some schools use StudyBugs to report absences - why doesn’t Waldegrave?’

We will be launching StudyBugs at Waldegrave in Autumn 2018. We feel this will make absence reporting much simpler for parents, and the medical guidance provided by the NHS, which is a feature of the APP, may be very helpful to families.

Waldegrave School aims to work in partnership with parents across all years.  Our Home School Agreement outlines the ways in which parents, students and the school can work together to ensure that all our students enjoy school, achieve their potential and are empowered to go on to the next step in their lives with success.

Parent View

Please could parents take a moment to follow this link to complete the Ofsted Parent View questionnaire, it takes less than 5 minutes and will help to give us invaluable feedback on the working of the school.

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