Twitter Wall

Twitter Wall

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1199219861169299456

26/11/19

Retweetd From HH

Spread The Word! Our annual PTA Christmas Tree sale Sat 7th Dec. Trees and delicious festive treats on sale, cash and card payments accepted. 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲 https://t.co/TMiyjpB3Rf

19/11/19

Retweetd From Gill Hines

Still places to fill - please spread the love. https://t.co/Eoeo8h4hht

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1196880180826066944

19/11/19

Retweetd From Mandy_GCC

Our lovely volunteers from were back with us again today helping at our Men's Group with tea and musical accompaniment. Thank you so much for all your help. https://t.co/V3r6OUVxJm

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1195449180887621633

15/11/19

Retweetd From Mandy_GCC

A big thank you to our wonderful volunteers from Waldergrave School for their help with our Men's Group - we were even offered an impromptu musical accompaniment on the piano today during tea break https://t.co/PWghTuBjNB

15/11/19

Retweetd From HH

Looking forward to another great evening of comedy tomorrow night Nov 15th from and Bearcat Comedy Club. Come along and support the school, doors open 7pm for 8pm start. Bar available. Limited tickets on door.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1195448837286113286

15/11/19

Retweetd From Hampton Music Dept.

Getting ready for with ! 🎶🎤 https://t.co/zO8XvG5QDB

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1193847282581590016

11/11/19

Waldegrave remembers https://t.co/wqU4Yqqvq3

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1192394902249857024

07/11/19

A Level English Literature students are studying in beautiful surrounding with https://t.co/EWJzpVEGzd

05/11/19

Student Services Manager, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/oSVSoDcOYI

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1187346940276760576

24/10/19

It’s that time of year again https://t.co/gqwUwpfj1j

21/10/19

Retweetd From Richmond Music Trust

Call out to our Secondary Students! 's is a great opportunity to gain an insight in to the industry. https://t.co/vxq4SzIZgn

21/10/19

Retweetd From Allnatt Outdoors

We had a fab time on Swanage Beach with . https://t.co/Ddh0MeDIKe

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1185878617127116800

20/10/19

Unexpected wildlife encounter https://t.co/d9u40lhMDa

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1185614226439704576

19/10/19

Everyone is in camp after a glorious first day of their Silver expedition https://t.co/yTjGlkqzia

18/10/19

Yes, of course. Please just email the school with contact details. Info.org.uk

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1185194186963849216

18/10/19

Geographers enjoying a little Human Study in Swanage Town. On their way home now, ETA by 4pm for the weekend 😴 https://t.co/UmY0FREjB1

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1184943381044191232

17/10/19

Year 11 geographers in Swanage lucked out with a spot of sun! https://t.co/DFJW6ohuey

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1184889191131467776

17/10/19

Retweetd From Mayor of Richmond

Congratulations to Selim from & Clara from for winning the competition to design the official poster for the 60th anniversary of the twinning of Richmond, Fontainebleau & Konstanz. The event is in June 2020 & hosted in Richmond! https://t.co/BIfbtp4fzF https://t.co/UZFuxYSjYm

14/10/19

Teaching Assistant x 2, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/oZmQTlSNEU

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1179822800909078530

03/10/19

Great to see so many parents here for our Year 10 Information Evening https://t.co/bgnvgYcPIp

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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