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29/03/20

Retweetd From Suzanne Gilbey

This beautiful moment from Waldegrave Chamber Choir in Sunday, competing in https://t.co/qdHc2Xqi60

23/03/20

Retweetd From Ben Chalwin

Please RT Mindfulness in Schools Project are offering daily Mindfulness drop-in sessions - access the link from here: https://t.co/Mdf0FXKoos

18/03/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Any students at home make sure you enter our competition https://t.co/UVz3rw9XFl https://t.co/qbNnjXxXJ0

18/03/20

Teacher of Biology, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/CNWHnLeK9L

18/03/20

Teacher of PE, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/VUbza9reLe

17/03/20

For information about the school’s current situation regarding COVID-19, please check the school website https://t.co/arM8L9FQCL

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04/03/20

Key Stage 3 & 4 teams competing at the London Youth Games dance competition at the Copperbox. Fantastic performances 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/apAyPegXxY

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04/03/20

Before & after shots of our 6th form girls’ rugby team. Muddy & happy! Well played girls! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/O3R7sMoJpD

02/03/20

Our students loved it & found it really useful. Thank you so much! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/AvnYhA1hrh

02/03/20

Retweetd From Cllr. James Chard

Well done to for an aca-mazing performance at the Pitch Perfect acapella contest tonight. Had a great time attending on behalf of .

14/02/20

Retweetd From Hampton School

Great to see the partnership between and Hampton flourishing 👏👏 https://t.co/orNIGd792y

14/02/20

We were so proud to see the culmination of many months of hard work by our talented performers. What a fantastic performance! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/Hc7rHgxOo2

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13/02/20

Retweetd From Hampton School Partnerships

Fab first night for the The Wizard of Oz starring young actors from Hampton and . This is the 9th co-production between our two schools. See below from the first show, The Diary of Anne Frank (2012). Recognise anyone? https://t.co/o5iHYSFqcq

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09/02/20

Some of our fantastic career speed interviewers. Thanks everyone https://t.co/NcsXCQmPS4

08/02/20

On Friday 7 Feb, School was abuzz to the sound of careers for Year 9’s Speed Networking Event. A huge thank you to fantastic volunteers who informed and inspired students on a diverse range of careers. Now Y9 know their actuary from their architect. A truly inspiring morning.

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27/01/20

Retweetd From Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

Today is . Together we must to challenge prejudice and hatred, and work towards a better future. Watch and share our film for . https://t.co/mGc8Zh6IXL

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27/01/20

Students marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and stood together for https://t.co/7pt8GG2KFW

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20/01/20

Retweetd From Carol Barnes

Well done ⁦⁩ Chamber Choir - through to the finals 👏 https://t.co/zS53MP7XsM

17/01/20

Absolutely! Thanks Silvia for all your work with us this year 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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17/01/20

Students in Year 9 are watching presentations from their peers who have been working with and to learn about in order to https://t.co/WPc4tabdrh

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