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21/10/21

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Disadvantaged Students

Background

In April 2011, the Government introduced the Pupil Premium Grant which was additional funding given to schools to support pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds by closing the attainment gap between them and their more affluent peers. Government and National documents now refer to Pupil Premium students as Disadvantaged students. Schools receive a set amount per pupil registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years (known as Ever6 FSM). Further details of this and other disadvantaged qualifying pupils can be found on the GOV.UK website in the document Pupil Premium: Conditions of Grant 2018-19. Schools can decide how to spend the Pupil Premium grant since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility. In doing so funding is strategically aimed at tackling significant barriers to learning for disadvantaged students within the school and wider community context. This targets and supports pupils who are or are at risk of being vulnerable in terms of poor attendance to school, disengagement, low aspirations, low self-esteem and confidence, and outcomes that are below expectation.

Key Objective

The primary objective is to use the pupil premium funding to ensure pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds are well supported to achieve high outcomes that are at least in line with their more affluent peers. National data shows pupils in receipt of free school meals significantly achieve less well compared to their more prosperous peers. The difference in this attainment gap widens as pupils move from primary through to secondary schooling. The key priority is to reduce this difference in attainment and progress for disadvantaged students from their starting points when compared to non-disadvantaged students nationally with the same starting points, thus securing high achievement and successful outcomes, thereby improving life chances.

Waldegrave School Disadvantaged Student Strategy

Our Waldegrave school values ‘Enjoy, achieve, empower’, embodies the culture of the school where each child is valued. We are committed to ensuring the progress, achievement and well-being of all our pupils. To ensure the effectiveness of targeted strategies employed we embed these into our whole school ethos of high aspirations and attainment. All Waldegrave staff are hugely committed to ensuring disadvantaged students are given the same opportunities as their peers through a high quality inclusive educational experience which is designed to meet individual learning needs. Therefore, it is important to recognise that high expectations, great teaching and learning, excellent pastoral care, and strong academic resilience are strands that build the fabric of school life at Waldegrave for all pupils, and through this all pupils including disadvantaged students can reach their full potential irrespective of background or disadvantage.

Disadvantaged Student Strategy 2019-20

Disadvantaged Student Strategy 2020-21