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19/10/20

Retweetd From KRSCP

KRSCP is aware from media coverage of concerns after hospitalisations of young people who had eaten sweets containing THC. Frank has a wealth of information on drugs to help young people stay safer https://t.co/5ipN9qKUgr

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1317189168813015040

16/10/20

Retweetd From Gill Hines

Helping children grow up to be resilient and independent - *|https://t.co/xUElmsCGBi workshop for parents. Thursday 22nd October 7.30-9.30pm https://t.co/y1dFbxBmvu

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1316815708857290754

15/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Our advice on how to look after your mental health if you’re self-isolating. https://t.co/Uazre7oUqg

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1316391039880572928

14/10/20

Retweetd From YouthOutLoud

Never has the health and wellbeing of our young people been more important than now! Aged 13 - 17yrs, live in Kingston or Richmond, interested in NHS, Social Care or just in our work? Join YOL! - make a difference and get involved. https://t.co/E9FGxIZs4e https://t.co/Y747R6tw8i https://t.co/TaaVqtgw9B

13/10/20

Deputy Designated Lead: Safeguarding & Wellbeing, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/h26290fDzx

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1315532730642452482

12/10/20

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Deborah, Manager at gives advice to parents and carers in the borough who are worried about a young person in their life. Catch up on here https://t.co/34NVZVdVgw 🎧 https://t.co/vvMtg8kt8d

10/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

No young person should have to wait months for mental health support.

10/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If you're a young person and need urgent support with your mental health, please text YM to 85258. Our Crisis Messenger provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. https://t.co/zM2YcVebkP

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1314857008441577473

10/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Start your by telling yourself these affirmations by our Activist Maya 💛 https://t.co/euDYuVhqnz

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1314856924995874816

10/10/20

Retweetd From AchievingForChildren

Today is Live in Kingston or Richmond? Check out our Emotional Health Service Resource Hub for some online self-help for your children and family https://t.co/65eIYL2dGv https://t.co/IRqHN5gD07

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1314856869429739520

10/10/20

Retweetd From twickenham tweets

Today is . If you’re struggling there’s help and support out there for you locally and nationally. (And don’t ever think you can’t be helped or aren’t worth helping, you can be and you are.) https://t.co/mnJWZjBRQ7

09/10/20

Retweetd From YouthOutLoud

Today Youth Out Loud! are supporting campaign. No young person should feel alone when they are struggling with their mental health 💛

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1314289465574281229

08/10/20

Retweetd From The Toni Morrison Project

On this day in 1993, Toni Morrison became the first and, presently, the only Black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. * “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”—Toni Morrison https://t.co/zOQqBlL8JR

08/10/20

Retweetd From Michael Butlin

. . . . . Check this out? https://t.co/vZ89zqBNHV

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1314288204330270720

08/10/20

Retweetd From Arts Richmond UK

You can now apply for 's FREE online theatre-making course for young people aged 12-16. For your chance to create digital theatre at a distance this half-term, download an application form at https://t.co/yypnv3BDSn. https://t.co/Sd3fTGFJhM

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1313888371945730049

07/10/20

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Richmond Council has launched their programme of events for Events including a virtual exhibition, community discussion, podcast series and cultural events will be held throughout October. See the full programme of events: https://t.co/BS3hrIKd6b https://t.co/047IAidRcF

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1313556369845428224

06/10/20

Retweetd From Gill Hines

Supporting your anxious child - *|https://t.co/XefAVfnZuy|* https://t.co/8zLrj4bIis

06/10/20

Retweetd From KRSCP

This Saturday's is Young Minds operates a crisis messenger service to help young people look who need support https://t.co/h47taaxETj

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1313556283287576576

06/10/20

Retweetd From YouthOutLoud

Sheku Kanneh-Mason MBE is a british cellist born 4th April 1999 in Nottingham, England. He won the BBC's Young Musician of the Year contest in May 2016- he is the first black musician to win the competition since its launch in 1978. https://t.co/WZwLegN1EA https://t.co/pyMMrjxNPQ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1312476397642768385

03/10/20

Retweetd From Kingston Council

A new testing site has opened in Kingston. Anybody with symptoms can book a test at https://t.co/zWMu1floQB Read more: https://t.co/RyjIdPkosf https://t.co/rKnNHyt1en

Inclusion and Special Educational Needs

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Inclusion and Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) section of our website.   Our aim is to ensure that all students are supported and able to access all areas of school life including the taught curriculum, the assessment and examination system and the extra curricular, social and sporting life of the school.

The department has a lively, well qualified and committed team of teachers and support staff who are available to meet with parents and students to help ensure that good study habits are developed from Year 7 onwards.

In order to address the specific educational needs of all students, we provide in-class support, workshops, clubs and individualized programmes.

The Learning Zone

Our Learning Zone provides a dedicated area where vulnerable students are individually supported so that they can access the curriculum at an appropriate level. Clubs are also held at break and lunch time to encourage students to be self-aware and become fully integrated into the life of the school community.

The Learning Space

This newly refurbished area will provide support for those on the autistic spectrum and those with speech, language and communication difficulties (SLCD). This bright learning environment with a dedicated chill-out room and sensory garden will enable students to feel secure and be supported appropriately.

Mentoring

Mentoring has long been acknowledged as a way in which an older, wiser person helps prepare a younger one for a future role in society. It is a nurturing process where the role model teaches, sponsors, encourages, counsels and befriends. In the mentoring process an ongoing, caring relationship develops between the mentor and mentee. At Waldegrave mentoring is an effective method of supporting young people to achieve clearly-defined, negotiated aims. There are several mentoring schemes within the school. These include:

  • Business Mentoring
  • PGCE students mentoring scheme
  • Richmond College A level students who mentor Year 11 students in science
  • Learning Mentors mentor Key Stage 4 students who may, for example, have been absent from school due to illness, in order to help them focus on accessing work they have missed

Gifted and Talented Opportunities

Key Stage 3 students have a range of opportunities to extend their learning including clubs and competitions, trips and visits, and school events.  In Key Stage 4 students are encouraged to participate in Public Speaking competitions, Theatre Visits and a wide variety of lectures.

Each year we are invited to send a group of Y10 and Y 12 students to Oriel College, Oxford for a taster session for those students who are likely to want to apply to Oxbridge  universities in sixth form.

Sixth form students are invited to a wide range of events and conferences that offer a chance to think beyond the limits of exam specifications.

If you would like to know more about Gifted and Talented Opportunities, please speak to your daughter’s subject teacher or contact the Inclusion Team.

SEND Information Report 2019-20