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We love this illustration by about how to tap into your happiness chemicals! From a bike ride to simply hugging a family member there are lots of ways to increase the amount of happiness chemicals your body produces. Anyone fancy a piece of dark chocolate? 😌


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If you feel as though you're at a loss for where to turn as a parent during these difficult times, we're here to help. Parent Talk offers free, down-to-earth information and advice for parents of children aged 0-19.


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🌟Reminder🌟 The Kingston and Richmond Youth Council want to hear from you! The link is:  The survey closes this Friday- 7th August 2020.   Have your voice heard! 🗣


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Happy Thankful Thursday! The trick is... when you are feeling glum... take a closer look.. there really is ALWAYS something to be thankful for 🙏 The BEDROOM that I have to tidy. 🙏The FOOD on the dishes that I have to clear off the table 🙏 The SUN that I have to shade from


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Have you checked out yet? This week the playlist encapsulates the term RESILIENCE 💪🏼 We love it! Go check it out on and search Kooth_uk. 🎧


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Wake up and do all that you can... stay happy stay safe stay motivated be the best version of you. There is a hub of resources on our website (link in our bio) on the ‘find help’ tab to support you for


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A new youth survey has been launched looking at the health and wellbeing of children and young people during the pandemic. Have your say:


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Join us for our FINAL Living Room Session of the summer tomorrow at 6pm! It's our biggest session yet featuring RMT students from The Russell and The Queen's School, Kew🎶 Set your reminder now:


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After so much upheaval in children's lives recently, alongside we've put together a 'Restorative Thinking and Positive Relationships' course for parents & carers on how to manage conflict at home over the holidays and beyond:


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Many children will be spending more time online this summer as they stay home and social distance. If you want to talk to your child about the risks of sending or receiving nude images, click here:


Thank you! 😊


We’ve finally reached the end of the weirdest and most difficult of school years. Our students and staff have shown remarkable resilience and adaptability and we’re so proud of them. We wish all of our Waldegrave families a very well-earned break. Have a great summer!


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This Covid-19 guidance for young people is made BY young people 😃 This fantastic, informative illustration was drawn by in collaboration with the . We think its brilliant... check it out! 👀


Waldegrave summer concert is here! Enjoy😊


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Young people living or studying in Richmond - please tell us what you think about your wellbeing. Complete our survey for a chance to win £50!


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Did you know... some of the fantastic youth centres in Richmond & Kingston boroughs are now able to run bookable activities at their centres😃 Places are limited (for reasons of safety) so we suggest you head over to their Instagram pages or the AFC website and check it out!


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The Kingston and Richmond Youth Council want to hear your voice! They are interested in what you think about: 📌your local area 📌your school 📌your safety 📌thoughts around the COVID-19 The survey link is


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My daughter's headteacher wrote in her school report that she was bossy. She was 6. I asked how many boys had the word bossy in their school report & wasn't given an answer


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We have a great selection of brass, guitar, piano and vocal performances featuring in tonight's Living Room Session! Tune in to see RMT students from 🎶 Join us at 6pm:


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[NEWS] Families in Richmond upon Thames are being urged to check if they qualify for free school meals. Check if your family is eligible: 🍽️


Admission Numbers

The proposed admission numbers for 2021-22 for Waldegrave School are as follows:

Year 7 – 216

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.   In 2019 there were 119 external applicants admitted.

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.

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

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, 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;

How places were offered on 1 March for September 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: 120 Area B: 21




Pupils with a statement/EHCP




Number of appeals heard




Number of successful appeals




Distance from home to school of last place offered

Area A: 1.370km

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