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11/05/21

Retweetd From charlie mackesy

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, so I thought I’d post this. https://t.co/6Uo0xNcNBQ

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10/05/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

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

07/05/21

Lead Teacher of Economics, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/2uhF1fDC3s

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05/05/21

Retweetd From Richmond Music Trust

It was a wonderful feeling to welcome players back to our Saturday Centre last week! was filled with the sound of music and laughter all morning🎶 Looking to make music with others? Check out our ensemble opportunities⬇️ https://t.co/V8Nb4LxcWf https://t.co/DkpwuyFDEq

04/05/21

Retweetd From Tes

'Bossy', 'feisty' or 'sassy' girls must be a thing of the past – describe them as they are: 'confident', says Erica Johnson-Cook (free for subscribers) https://t.co/RWBPq1daBJ

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04/05/21

Retweetd From Internet Watch Foundation

1 in 10 children aged 10-15 have spoken to a stranger online. Any child who has unrestricted access to internet connected devices is at risk. Use the TALK checklist to keep your child safe online. https://t.co/dGQjfOjd6A

04/05/21

Assistant Headteacher, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/LHxWKXqXG0

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29/04/21

Retweetd From Hampton Fund

On low income with a child in Year 6? Worried about the cost of first uniform at high school? If you live in , , , , or we're here to help. Email info.co.uk or phone 0208 941 7866 for grant application. https://t.co/p8yGLOTn2z

29/04/21

Retweetd From Visible Learning

According to John Hattie, "School communities must develop a mindset of 'different learning' as opposed to that of 'missed learning.'" https://t.co/U2u2g7hgvE

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29/04/21

The whole school had the privilege to hear from Stuart Lawrence in a live virtual assembly this afternoon. What a powerful and thought-provoking presentation. Thank you, Stuart https://t.co/7RGsuErMMF

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25/04/21

Retweetd From Ranj Singh

We asked some young people what they’d like to know about anxiety, and I’ve answered some of the questions here! For further support check out . Full video 👉🏽 https://t.co/2EXVmrw4zw https://t.co/HPq6IgK6PF

23/04/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Watch “Stephen Lawrence Day - A Legacy of Change” on https://t.co/Xs9eKxMCSO

22/04/21

Students commemorated in tutor time today. Find out more about the day here https://t.co/gPAM9HRqx2 Next week we get to hear directly from Stephen’s brother Stuart, who will be delivering a special assembly.

20/04/21

Safeguarding Alert - Viral Rumour - Safer Schools - Useful information for parents and carers https://t.co/1ZicvIcArf

20/04/21

Huge congratulations, Assal! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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18/04/21

Retweetd From Newman Catholic Coll

Our amazing volunteers Moussa & Antonio have given up their holiday time to run the Foodbank. Today they were helped by Tilly from & Issy from https://t.co/IbuL8eOf45

12/04/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

If you're a young person in Kingston & Richmond, then this website's for you - visit https://t.co/KOpzapMCe7 for info on local activities, podcasts, emotional health and more!

12/04/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

The pandemic has impacted us all; you or someone you know may be experiencing difficulties. Support is available. and have put together helpful directories on where to access help across a range of issues including mental health https://t.co/uRX4KrrZdB

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12/04/21

Retweetd From AfCLocalOfferKingstonRichmond

Short breaks provide disabled children and young people with fun, enjoyment and a chance to be with friends while their parents and carers get a break from caring. Help us plan what Short Break we offer from April 2022 https://t.co/ubGR0eiStK https://t.co/3MuNGPg2I1

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07/04/21

Retweetd From AchievingForChildren

Aged 11-19 and live/go to school in Richmond? Want to do something about climate change? Our Youth Council has a new fund for projects to tackle climate change. Find out how to apply for up to £1500: https://t.co/istyz4ydH1 https://t.co/wbWzzsZrNf

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