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22/01/22

Following the workshop for parents, The Daniel Spargo Mabbs Foundation performed a play to Y10 about drugs and making safe choices. In particular students were encouraged to make a 'Plan X' - a safety plan to share with parents to keep them safe. https://t.co/VnmKUaP96F

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22/01/22

Y8 turned Crime Scene Investigators to solve a murder case last week with Thinkers in Education education division . Using scientific skills they analysed crime scene photos, 'blood' samples, DNA fingerprints and questioned suspects' motives and alibis. https://t.co/BOypMpXYHx

20/01/22

Thanks for coming! ☺️ https://t.co/E60oR5xTZB

20/01/22

Retweetd From Dave Smith

Great to meet such a lovely group of year 13 students today at as part of their training. They did a fantastic job, identifying their experiences and skills for selling themselves at interview.

20/01/22

Retweetd From Talk The Talk: Oracy

We're visiting to work on developing their and skills! Have a great day of with

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20/01/22

Year 7 have finished their drop down day with a fantastic empowering workshop on ‘How to find your brave’ from ⁦ Thanks for a brilliant afternoon!⁩ https://t.co/6Z62uHRQ46 https://t.co/7GqHMIAPDW

18/01/22

Retweetd From Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

27 January is . Each year across the UK, thousands of people come together to learn from and take action to create a safer future. Follow our simple steps to join the nation in marking .

14/01/22

Retweetd From This Girl Can

All women have the right to go for a run or walk without fear of attack. We're heartbroken to hear about . We will continue to fight for change - until women are safe everywhere.

14/01/22

Congratulations! So wonderful to have all your hard work recognised. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/Do3xs7k20d

13/01/22

Congratulations to Y13 students who took part in the British Physics Olympiad - an incredibly challenging national competition for top young physicists. Particular mention to gold winning Lili who placed in the top 15% of the 4,500 students who completed the paper.

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13/01/22

Congratulations to the Y9 netball team for winning their league & representing Waldegrave in the final play off match against Christ's. Although they lost everyone played with a great attitude. Well played to Lola who was nominated player of the match and to all the team https://t.co/W7pQdN8gjQ

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12/01/22

Retweetd From Step On Stage

It’s show week! We can’t wait for opening night of The a lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe with our youth theatre. It’s looking & sounding awesome with the band https://t.co/UNR2LLBagb

12/01/22

Thank you to Asha and Ruth from Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation for the informative drugs webinar last night. Lots of useful tips for parents and carers. Looking forward to having them perform their play and workshops for Y10s next week

12/01/22

Academic Officer, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/mAGzLdaJca

11/01/22

Teacher of Art (Maternity Cover), Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/CZs7Vv2Zro

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07/01/22

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

The Youth Wellbeing Directory has grown to 1,500+ free to access services offering support across the UK. You'll find a description of each service & the types of support they offer so you can choose the support that's most right for you👉https://t.co/9VgStxyjnX https://t.co/gQdUyfVmdh

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04/01/22

Retweetd From NSPCC

If you know a young person is finding going difficult this week, remind them Childline is here to talk about anything that is worrying or upsetting them. RT this message so we can let more young people know they're not alone. https://t.co/mDfOjqCuAi

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23/12/21

Retweetd From Safer Schools

Is there a young person in your house who uses TikTok all the time? What about Instagram? Snapchat? Keep them safer this holiday season by checking out our Safety Card in gift 6 from our resources! Find more here 🎁 https://t.co/eUqDthaeMT https://t.co/EpDkUlABjl

23/12/21

Retweetd From Richmond & Twickenham Family Hub

If you're looking for things to do during the school holidays, don't forget to check out our guide to what's on. Most events have an outdoor focus for that extra peace of mind during this tricky time. Enjoy! 🎄🎅☃️ https://t.co/nH97SOf2WC

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22/12/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Festive Fun planned?- get some support to be safe: https://t.co/yqkS7z8QhA https://t.co/JdrhGO1g9D

Internet Safety

Students are taught about Internet safety on a number of occasions as they progress through the school.  Up to date information and activities for parents and students can be found on the 'Thinkuknow' website by clicking here.

Parents are advised to follow the top tips for supporting their daughter to be safe on the internet:

  • Be involved in your child’s online life. For many of today’s young people there is no line between the online and offline worlds. Young people use the internet to socialise and grow and, just as you guide and support them offline, you should be there for them online too. Talk to them about what they’re doing, if they know you understand they are more likely to approach you if they need support.
  • Watch Thinkuknow films to learn more. The Thinkuknow programme has films and advice for children from five all the way to 16. Your child may have seen these at school, but they can also be a good tool for you to find out more about what young people do online and some of the potential risks.
  • Keep up-to-date with your child’s development online. Be inquisitive and interested in the new gadgets and sites that your child is using. It’s important that as your child learns more, so do you.
  • Set boundaries in the online world just as you would in the real world. Think about what they might see, what they share, who they talk to and how long they spend online. It is important to continue to discuss boundaries so that they evolve as your child’s use of technology does.
  • Know what connects to the internet and how. Nowadays even the TV connects to the internet. Your child will use all sorts of devices and gadgets; make sure you’re aware of which ones can connect to the internet, such as their phone or games console. Also, find out how they are accessing the internet – is it your connection or a neighbour’s Wifi? This will affect whether your safety settings are being applied.
  • Consider the use of parental controls on devices that link to the internet, such as the TV, laptops, computers, games consoles and mobile phones. Parental controls are not just about locking and blocking, they are a tool to help you set appropriate boundaries as your child grows and develops. They are not the answer to your child’s online safety, but they are a good start and are not as difficult to install as you might think. Service providers are working hard to make them simple, effective and user friendly.
  • Emphasise that not everyone is who they say they are. Make sure your child knows never to meet up with someone they only know online. People might not always be who they say they are. Make sure your child understands that they should never meet up with anyone they only know online without taking a trusted adult with them.
  • Know what to do if something goes wrong. Just as in the offline world, you want to help your child when they need it. Therefore, it is important to know when and how to report any problem.
  • You may find this link useful - http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/e-safety/