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Economics students had a fantastic trip to the visiting Institute of Banking & Finance to explore how to develop their commercial skills and university options followed by a trip to the to see the history of trade in London.


So proud of our U13 Cricket team who were runners up in the County finals today. An amazing achievement particularly as 80 schools from across all the London Boroughs took part in this event.


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Good luck to the U13 girls cricket team who are playing today in the county final at Kenton Cricket Club- go girls!


Best of luck to the students from Waldegrave and who are playing in the U13 Cricket team in the County final of the Brooks MacDonald Cup at Kenton Cricket today!


Student Officer, Waldegrave School, Twickenham


Graduate Sports Assistant, Waldegrave School, Twickenham


Move up Monday for our new Y7 intake- met their tutor, had music & language lessons, played bench ball (a Waldegrave favourite!) but best of all met lots of new friends!


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We have been made aware of a new, high-risk feature Snapchat have added to their app, called 'Meet up'‼️ Read our article to find out more about this new feature, the risks involved and advice for keeping young people safe 👉


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Is your child feeling or worried? 's 7 ways to support children & young people who are worried may help manage anxiety. Download the booklet here:


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The monthly vigil to highlight and challenge violence against women and girls is being held this evening on Twickenham Green.


Want to write a blockbuster but don’t know where to start? Looking for new story lines or characters? This workshop is just what you need- tomorrow Tues 5 July 6-8pm at Waldegrave


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Planning summer holiday activities for your children? Check out the great range of activities for 10-19 year olds at a youth centre near you:


So proud to have been achieved the Attachment Aware Schools Award. But the journey continues ↗️


Thank you so much for coming. Our students loved hearing from you!


Waldegrave, English teachers participated in a creative writing workshop led by . Eye-opening to see the creative process from students' perspective; now feeling inspired to try out new strategies & activities.


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Yesterday, Year 3 children took part in a fabulous French Picnic in Radnor Gardens. A group of Year 8 and Year 9 students from came to lead the activities and songs, accompanied by the amazing Fifi La Mer on her accordion.


Another set of goodbyes today this time to our Y13s many of whom have been with us since Y7! We have loved seeing all of them blossom into young adults & are so proud of them for their resilience and drive. Wishing them much luck for the next exciting stage of their lives!


We said a fond farewell to our wonderful Year 11s this afternoon. A fantastic event organised by Mr Sharp and Ms Larsson and featuring some inspirational speeches, particularly from our guest and Head Girl Zoha. Thank you to everyone for making it so memorable👏🏻🥹


Thank you so much much for your thought-provoking and empowering message 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻


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Much of Richmond, Twickenham and Teddington has been declared a no go zone for rowdy groups of teens today - Thursday.


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 2021 & 2022

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.


To view our Sixth Form Prospectus click here.

How places were offered following GCSE results on Enrolment Day in August 2021 2020 2019
Total number of applications 769 650 650
Internal students who transferred into sixth form 125 152 104
External students 69 47 94
Total students in sixth form 194 199 198
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1) 2 1 0
Children of staff (criterion 2) 2 2 1
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 1 0 1
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 2.1miles 1.16miles 3.8miles


Admissions to Year 7 for September 2022

Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2022 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 2022 entry.

To view our Main School Prospectus click here.

For information on Y6 Open Morning Tours 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: 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 2021 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 2022.  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 2022 Year 7 applicants should be submitted by 31 October 2021.

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: 

Appeals Process

Waldegrave School Admission Appeals Timetable - Year 7 September 2022

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, Phone : 020 8891 7183

Important dates and deadlines

The following appeal dates apply to children starting school in September 2022.

  • National offer day: 1 March 2022
  • Deadline for lodging secondary appeals: 19 April 2022
  • Waldegrave School are using the Richmond Independent Appeals Service and appeals are scheduled to be heard on weekdays between 16 May 2022 and 22 June 2022 (excluding half term 30 May-3 June 2022 inclusive)

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


How places were offered on 1 March for Sept entry




Total number of applications




Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1)




Family, social, medical reasons (criterion 2)




Siblings (criterion 3)




Children of staff (criterion 4)




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




Pupils with a statement/EHCP




Number of appeals heard




Number of successful appeals




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