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22/01/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Children and young people might be feeling particularly worried or anxious at the moment. The changes to lives and routines means there is a lot of uncertainty. For advice on supporting your child’s mental wellbeing, go to https://t.co/gVND3DYYjS

22/01/21

Retweetd From Colin Stitt

This is an urgent Safeguarding Alert which needs your attention to a dangerous challenge. Please, watch, read and share with Safeguarding Professionals,Teachers, Parents and Carers! https://t.co/A7PFOdVJQS

22/01/21

Retweetd From Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

Here in the UK, and around the world, millions of people face discrimination and hostility simply because of their identity. Join the nation in standing against prejudice and hatred by lighting a candle at 8pm on . Together, we will .

21/01/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Accessing mental health support early can make a critical difference for young people - and can save money and resources for services later down the line. It’s time the Government make early mental health support a national priority. Young people and parents deserve better.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1352289517789716480

21/01/21

Retweetd From YouthOutLoud

It's still a very difficult and lonely time for many of us. We miss our friends and family deeply. So today, YOL! is sending you all a virtual hug for 2021 and want you to know that For help and support ==> https://t.co/b6Mugyxist https://t.co/1HhMmM8g7m

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1351876271974834176

20/01/21

Retweetd From Hampton School Partnerships

Delighted that over 90 Year 12 students from could join us for the Oxbridge Introduction Presentation. Some great questions asked! https://t.co/bZvvUpziqK

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1351512425544212489

19/01/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If your teenager is struggling with their mental health, here are four things you can do. https://t.co/1aDCCerAx9

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1350171637488861186

15/01/21

Retweetd From Richmond Borough Mind

RB Mind’s Helpline offers a confidential listening service for anyone over 18 living in Richmond. We offer a safe place where you can speak to someone who will listen, offer you support and guide you to further help if needed. Find all the details at https://t.co/TpVj09PVGT https://t.co/Yg1GMrufUk

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1350171395876118529

15/01/21

Retweetd From Safer Schools

has released significant privacy updates for it's younger users, but will they work❓Find out in our new article - available here 👉 https://t.co/Uq2VQZg1ag https://t.co/HLgmRtHYjk

14/01/21

Retweetd From Victoria Derbyshire

From today, those experiencing domestic abuse will be able to go into a Boots or indie chemist & seek help. If they say the codeword ‘ANI’ they’ll be taken to a private room & asked if they want to call 999 or domestic abuse helpline. ANI stands for Action Needed Immediately

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1349783595053932545

14/01/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Services that can help you get through lockdown if you need support. https://t.co/xGn4FjlEHM

13/01/21

We have a session set up with a survivor, in collaboration with the lovely people at Richmond Synagogue, so they can share their experiences with our students https://t.co/NV4z2VMTmf

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1349008938059108357

12/01/21

Retweetd From The Brilliant Club

The pupils launching onto today with will experience university-style learning and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to go on to, and excel at, highly-selective universities. See what some pupils will be studying below! https://t.co/x11Ev8UscT

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1348735002071228418

11/01/21

Retweetd From Kingston Hospital

Are you struggling or finding things difficult during lockdown? Reach out to where you can find support, advice or just someone to talk to. It’s a free, anonymous 👥 online service and there for you when you need it 💻. 👉Get in touch https://t.co/dcsoAacDfp https://t.co/9MN3OLwpMG

07/01/21

Retweetd From KRSCP

Kooth is offering support in Kingston and Richmond: find out more https://t.co/VXhL2I56Zr

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07/01/21

Retweetd From YouthOutLoud

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07/01/21

Thank you. This is so kind 😊 https://t.co/UqkbxfFbLG

07/01/21

Retweetd From Julie Penna

I’d like to praise and for the provision of work, their incredible support and for all of their hard work not only during the pandemic, but always.

06/01/21

Retweetd From Matt Haig

Hollie McNish had a good point over on Instagram. That if you or your kids are stressed by the idea of 'lockdown' and 'isolation' reframe the concept as 'hibernation' which makes it sound more fun and squirrelish.

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 2020 & 2021

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

How places were offered on GCSE results day in August for Sept entry 2020 2019 2018
Total number of applications 655 650 605
Internal students who transferred into sixth form 152 104 108
External students 47 94 92
Total students in sixth form 199 198 200
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1) 1 0 0
Children of staff (criterion 2) 2 1 0
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 0 1 2
Number of appeals heard 0 0 0
Number of successful appeals 0 0 0
Distance from home to school of last place offered 1.16miles 3.8miles 5.8miles

Admissions to Year 7 for September 2021

Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2020 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 2021 entry.

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.

Admissions Team phone: 020 8547 5569
Email: Richmond.admissions@achievingforchildren.org.uk

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 2020 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 2021.  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 2021 Year 7 applicants should be submitted by 31 October 2020

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 telephone on 020 8547 5569 during normal office hours.

Appeals Process

Waldegrave School Admission Appeals Timetable - Year 7 September 2020

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 2020.

  • Deadline for lodging secondary appeals: 20 April 2020
  • Waldegrave School are using the Richmond Independent Appeals Service and appeals are scheduled to be heard between 18 May 2020 and 22 June 2020 (excluding half term 25-29 May 2020 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 September entry

2019

2018

2017

Total number of applications

1005

981

893

Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1)

3

0

1

Family, social, medical reasons (criterion 2)

0

1

0

Siblings (criterion 3)

66

49

44

Children of staff (criterion 4)

2

1

2

Distance (criterion 5) Area A: 120 Area B: 21

141

162

169

Pupils with a statement/EHCP

2

3

1

Number of appeals heard

20

19

16

Number of successful appeals

5

0

1

Distance from home to school of last place offered

Area A: 1.370km

Area B:    6.045 km

Area A: 1.533km

Area B: 5.028km

Area A: 1.911km

Area B: 5.304km

There is a waiting list

Consultation for change for Year 12 Admissions for 2022-23 onward

We would like to change our oversubscription criteria for Year 12.  There are no proposed changes to Year 7 admissions.  Please see the consultation documents below:

Admissions Consultation Letter Year 12 2022-23

Admissions Arrangements for 2022-23

Oversubscription criteria 2022-23 Year 7

Oversubscription Criterial 2022-23 Year 12