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07/02/23

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

This focuses on connection. When we are feeling low or anxious, it can be easy to stop seeing our friends as much as we usually do. Visit our On My Mind pages for tips to help young people connect with friends & family. https://t.co/YSiRslj3Fr

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1622672727789248542

06/02/23

So proud of Coco & Alexa in Y8 who came 6th in the CyberFirst Finals, run by which aims to support girls interested in a career in cyber security. Solving digital & physical problems & competing against teams with twice the number of players - they did so well! https://t.co/WB6vuDzdpN

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1621463723977187329

03/02/23

Our A Level students were delighted to welcome into school for an insightful talk on the importance of in everyday life. This not only showed the diversity of engineering as a career but highlighted the creativity and ingenuity of the profession! https://t.co/NyylGoN68r

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1621204797599653890

02/02/23

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Our advice on how to be a better listener this . https://t.co/YvJ2ExLJyZ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1620828867417223168

01/02/23

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Do you sometimes struggle with your child’s behaviour? Would you like to develop a better understanding of yourself as a parent as well as your child’s emotions & behaviours? Then join our next free online Reflective Parenting Group, from 20 February 2023. https://t.co/biAPMDwlsQ https://t.co/rzAi0F7Hyr

01/02/23

Head of Personal Development & Citizenship (PSHE), Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/PPov8hP1qr

30/01/23

Retweetd From YoungMinds

It's Day on 2 Feb. Make space on that day to talk to someone about mental health. Talk about how you feel, a problem you’ve been struggling with, or anything you want to get off your chest. Let’s get talking.

26/01/23

Retweetd From Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

The UK Online Commemoration for 2023 will begin today at 7pm. Join our host as we learn lessons from the past and commit to creating a better future.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1618677243332665346

26/01/23

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Tomorrow is , an international day of remembrance for the millions murdered during the Holocaust. have selected a few books to give readers of all ages an insight into this important period in history. Read more ⬇️ https://t.co/d2WYSC3AJt https://t.co/lVaEamun53

25/01/23

Another successful completed! Nearly 1400 students took part in and tasks. A huge thanks to the many external speakers as well as our amazing staff who made this day such a success. Look out for photos in our upcoming bulletin and magazine!

23/01/23

Teacher of Religious Education, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/vwjPfDZYgQ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1616444525383421953

20/01/23

Our Y13 Geographers are back at Waldegrave after an inspiring week of at ! Amazing efforts from all despite the chill! We now look forward to using the skills learnt this week as they start to write up their coursework next week. 🌲🌿 https://t.co/gBCf6xva7W

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1616186514437771270

19/01/23

Another busy day for our Geographers as they visited Dorking for their human geo study! They gathered data on the environmental quality along the high street, combined with some climatic data too followed by analysing the reasoning behind such changes from location to location! https://t.co/bvQTDdGrrS

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1616080621893484545

19/01/23

Delighted to welcome from who gave a fascinating insight in the profession of Project Management and the instrumental function it serves in both our professional and personal life. https://t.co/iRuFkyM1B3

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1615801582699823104

18/01/23

Retweetd From Richmond Borough Mind

Our 8-week online support group offers parents a safe space to gain info to support their young person (11-16) who may be experiencing anxiety, depression and/or suicidality; and are on a CAMHS waiting list. For more info: 07597 574 947 or parentssupport.org https://t.co/ghZVwwGJzH

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1615787636181843999

18/01/23

For the next 3 days in Box Hill Surrey is home for our Y13 A Level Geographers. They are collecting data to investigate the Carbon Cycle in the area: doing a field sketch on Lodge Hill then sampling for the concentration of carbon storage in the soil. https://t.co/m5XqiEeHoF

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1613585996670537753

12/01/23

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Developing healthy coping strategies to deal with intense and difficult emotions is an important skill for young people. Learn more about them at our next Schools in Mind seminar on 26 January: https://t.co/qjqcbYpPM2 https://t.co/NAFMCM3mGG

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1611050457304076290

05/01/23

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Residents are being offered FREE bystander training to give them the tools they need to safely intervene when they see problematic behaviour occurring. 📆 Wed 18 Jan ⌚ 6.30 - 8.30pm 📍 Online Learn more about you'll learn and book your place ⬇️ https://t.co/w9yFvav5MB https://t.co/T2E6MEHtRH

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1610651914282180608

04/01/23

We hope you all had a wonderful break and wish everyone a happy new year as we now progress into the Spring term! If you’d like to remind yourself of the fun busy Autumn term we had here at Waldegrave, why not take a browse through our two magazines: https://t.co/H10NNULMbD https://t.co/D2VXC9J6f7

Admissions

Published Admissions Number [PAN]  

The PAN (published admissions number) for Year 7 is 216

The PAN (published admissions number) for Year 12 is 20 [see note below]

Year 12 - A minimum of 20 places will be offered to external applicants. The School aims for a year group of approximately 180 to 200 in Year 12 which includes internal and external applicants. Please see the grid below for more details on admissions in the last three years.

Admission to Year 12 for September 2022 & 2023

Applications for places in the Sixth Form at Waldegrave School are made directly through the Sixth Form. Students must submit their application in accordance with the timeline provided on the school’s website.

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To view our Sixth Form Prospectus click here.

How places were offered following GCSE results on Enrolment Day in August 2022 2021 2020
Total number of applications 726 769 650
Internal students who transferred into sixth form 111 125 152
External students 75 69 47
Total students in sixth form 186 194 199
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1) 0 2 1
Children of staff (criterion 2) 1 2 2
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 4 1 0
Number of appeals heard 0 0 0
Number of successful appeals 0 0 0
Distance from home to school of last place offered to external applicants 2.7miles 2.1miles 1.16miles

 

Admissions to Year 7 for September 2023

Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2023 will be sent out by the Local Authority.

Applications from Richmond’s residents will be made on Richmond’s Common Application Form, which will be available in paper form and online.  Please click here for a link to the online brochure for Admission to Richmond's Secondary Schools for 2023 entry.

To view our Main School Prospectus click here.

In the event of oversubscription the criteria to be applied is below.

The Planned Admission Number for entry into Year 7 is 216.

Full details can be found at the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council.

Email: Richmond.admissions@achievingforchildren.org.uk to request a call back.

You will need to contact your home borough for guidance if you do not live in the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames.

Late applications

Applications for Year 7 received after the closing date of 31 October 2022 will only be considered after all applications received by the closing date. This is unless you are able to provide proof that there were exceptional reasons that prevented you from applying on time.  Late applications are co-ordinated by the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council.

Waiting List

A waiting list for the school will be held by the Local Authority in criteria order (regardless of when an application is received) until the end of the academic year in July 2023.  After this date the school waiting lists will be disbanded and parents will have to request in writing to have their child’s name added to a waiting list for the school.

Special Circumstances

If you are applying to the school under Oversubscription Criterion 2 – Exceptional Medical or Social Need, please complete the form below and submit it to the School Business Manager attaching supporting written evidence from a registered health professional.

Applications under this criterion for 2023 Year 7 applicants should be submitted by 31 October 2022.

Application form for special circumstances

In-year Admissions

Admissions for the present Year 7 to 11 are co-ordinated by the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council. The admissions team can be contacted by email: richmond.admissions@achievingforchildren.org.uk 

Appeals Process

Waldegrave School Admission Appeals Timetable - Year 7 September 2023

If your child has been refused a place at your preferred secondary school, you may appeal the decision of the admissions authority. Your reasons for appealing will then be considered by an independent panel.

For information on how to appeal for a place for your child you will need to contact Richmond Democratic Services, education.appeals@richmond.gov.uk. Phone : 020 8891 7183

Important dates and deadlines

The following appeal dates apply to children starting school in September 2023.

  • National offer day: 1 March 2023
  • Deadline for lodging secondary appeals: 17 April 2023
  • Waldegrave School are using the Richmond Independent Appeals Service and appeals are scheduled to be heard on weekdays between 15 May 2023 and 22 June 2023 (excluding half term 30 May-3 June 2022 inclusive)

If you would like further details and application forms please use the link below;

http://www.richmond.gov.uk/admission_appeals

 

How places were offered on 1 March for Sept entry

   2022

2021 

 2020    

Total number of applications

941

964

953

Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1)

3

3

3

Family, social, medical reasons (criterion 2)

2

3

1

Siblings (criterion 3)

47

43

47

Children of staff (criterion 4)

0

0

0

Distance (criterion 5) Area A: 137 Area B: 24

161

162

162

Pupils with a statement/EHCP

3

8

3

Number of appeals heard

5

16

7

Number of successful appeals

1

1

0

Distance from home to school of last place offered

Area A: 1.416km

Area B: 5.001km

Area A: 1.470km

Area B: 5.109km

Area A: 1.509km

Area B: 4.972km

There is a waiting list