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21/10/21

Staff and students wore red today in support of ♥️ Photos to follow…

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1451188542395142145

21/10/21

Retweetd From Teddington RFC

NEW players wanted to join our Junior Girls Rugby Team (Yr 7&8). Join weekly fun + friendly training sessions with RFU accredited coaches. Rugby is great for developing friendships, confidence, teamwork & fitness. Contact us 📞07971 980996 💻junior-girls.co.uk https://t.co/F6vZtVkw7Y

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20/10/21

Retweetd From Hampton High

Stream Safe: There are a number of programmes on Netflix which are not suitable for young children. Please have a look at the Safer School's Safe leaflet below which will help guide you how to add parental control settings to the streaming platform, Netflix. https://t.co/XblUVKTOHY

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19/10/21

Sixth Formers attended Schools Climate Action event at Stowe where they used VR sets to glimpse classrooms of the future, listened to talks by Energy Secretary Ed Davey and ultraswimmer Neil Agius, participated in a mock Cop26 and ate a zero waste lunch https://t.co/KFlYZ5OqqR

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1450423240200015879

19/10/21

Retweetd From Refuge

We’ve just launched our interactive tool which highlights commonly used devices that abusers use to exert control over their partners. It replicates a typical home setting and provides warning signs and ways to secure devices: https://t.co/NTaw8zVU5R https://t.co/54c87TYjEm

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1450138946315251713

18/10/21

Retweetd From OrleansHouseGallery

Orleans House Gallery is pleased to be partnering with Marble Hill House this year to deliver some free activities for schools inspired by the gardens at Marble Hill and Henrietta Howard. For details visit: https://t.co/tFsQL31hx1 https://t.co/p4S4HpnktH

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1450137946707931144

18/10/21

Last week our Y10 students were treated to a gripping performance of An Inspector Calls by Hampton Hill based The Globe Players. They are studying the play as part of their GCSE English Literature and it was a great opportunity for them to see the play come to life on stage. https://t.co/9o0BPZF5rc

15/10/21

Well done to the Waldegrave Y9 and Y10/11 netball teams who both won their matches against Teddington School yesterday. There was a high level of skill from both schools with the scores being: Y9 22 - 5 and Y10/11 21 - 11.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1448713712383188992

14/10/21

Retweetd From CEOP

Our children may not always tell us about their relationships online, but if you , you might be surprised what you find out. Head to our Facebook page (https://t.co/znAA4RVFJu) tomorrow to watch the first episode of our new series . https://t.co/8uGAt1WUUS

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1448713660902297602

14/10/21

Retweetd From Richmond Council

[NEWS] We will once again be supporting families entitled to free school meals with vouchers over the October half term and Christmas holidays. Over 3,800 kids locally have so far received vouchers during the holidays since October 2020. Full details: https://t.co/oF5av06BC3 https://t.co/JnJIqC4KwD

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447962094146625537

12/10/21

Last week Y10 and Y11 Waldegrave students wore jeans and fundraised for Jeans for Genes, a charity making a difference for children affected by genetic disorders. They raised an impressive £407.27! Well done all. https://t.co/jHQA4JhaB2

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447638023265468419

11/10/21

Retweetd From UN Women

Listen up girls: No matter what they tell you; No matter how often they question your abilities; You are and You've got the power to do anything you set your mind to Happy ! https://t.co/5ml2jBLFjk

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447637955141672964

11/10/21

Retweetd From Girlguiding

On International , we’re smashing stereotypes, breaking barriers and celebrating the fact that girls can do anything 💪 https://t.co/TeFZ9dI6F2

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447637589809377294

11/10/21

Retweetd From World Health Organization (WHO)

Today is International  !   When girls are able to   👧 make decisions 👧🏿 stay in school 👧🏽 prevent pregnancies 👧🏻 access health services equally,   they can transform their future, and be the power of change.  👉https://t.co/79fBeDZFOx https://t.co/QCDYBtsTY7

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447609090490912781

11/10/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If your child tells you they’re struggling with their mental health, here’s what you can do next. https://t.co/9nv5ZHpZEZ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447608947121303557

11/10/21

Retweetd From OrleansHouseGallery

Working with students at and , artist has designed and painted this mural in Twickenham. Well done to all involved. Get involved with Orleans House Gallery and join our Teachers’ Art Forum: https://t.co/V1dRFTP5eD https://t.co/3AIHHSlvDl

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1447168671802089477

10/10/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

This , spend 20 minutes having a conversation about mental health with your child. Here are some conversation starters you can use. https://t.co/ujpzCmIRBB

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1446509991985287172

08/10/21

Retweetd From Bryony Benge-Abbott

‘Take the time to notice what we have in this world, what it is we are losing and how beautiful nature is.’ A message and a mural designed by students, inspired by research, supported by , sponsored by . Painted by yours truly. https://t.co/p0qNRpbQVO

08/10/21

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is taking place on Wednesday 20 October. Come and see what it's like to study A Levels at an Outstanding Ofsted rated Sixth Form. For more information on how to apply and to book tickets visit https://t.co/H47MzpjGtB

06/10/21

We were so thrilled to be involved! 🤩 https://t.co/TEborkLXRo

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.

Top Tips for Internet Safety Booklet

Parental Advice on Internet Safety