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13/06/24

This is a fantastic opportunity to grab some great quality second-hand uniforms at amazing prices. Not only will you save money, but you'll also be contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly community. 🌍💚See you there! 🏫✨ https://t.co/GM656OAGs7— Waldegrave School () June 13, 2024

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22/05/24

🌟🤝 Our Student Parliament members spent the day at becoming trained Anti Bullying Ambassadors through the . Proud of our students for their insightful contributions! pic.twitter.com/E0BZyYJiXP— Waldegrave School () May 22, 2024

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22/05/24

🇫🇷 Our Year 10 French students have returned from an incredible 4-day weekend in Paris! From iconic landmarks to delicious crepes, it was an unforgettable trip! pic.twitter.com/FaPFDL0EgI— Waldegrave School () May 22, 2024

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22/05/24

More people than ever will vote this year! 🌍🗳️ Professor from captivated our students with insights on the upcoming elections, emphasising the importance of political engagement, even if you can't vote. You're never too young to shape your future! pic.twitter.com/Tb2AQLCIl0— Waldegrave School () May 22, 2024

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14/05/24

Our music students have returned from an amazing trip to Lodi, Italy with the European Youth Orchestra! 🎶🇮🇹 They enjoyed rehearsals, met the mayor, performed in a concert, and explored Milan. A huge thank you to everyone involved for making this experience unforgettable! 🌟 pic.twitter.com/wWfgKw7Orw— Waldegrave School () May 14, 2024

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14/05/24

Our Year 9 students are doing an amazing job sharing their Theatre in Education skills!📚🎭 Yesterday, they performed at Archdeacon, , and . Tomorrow, they'll visit . Best of luck to them! 🌟 pic.twitter.com/AztLghnykR— Waldegrave School () May 14, 2024

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10/05/24

After a journey by plane, coach, and train, our talented musicians have safely arrived in Lodi, Italy!🇮🇹 We're proud to be representing Richmond Borough at the European Youth Orchestra in Lodi, Italy, alongside students from France, Germany, Italy, Romania, and Portugal🎶 pic.twitter.com/IxKwYslFHs— Waldegrave School () May 10, 2024

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10/05/24

After a journey by plane, coach, and train, our talented musicians have safely arrived in Lodi, Italy!🇮🇹 We're proud to be representing Richmond Borough at the European Youth Orchestra in Lodi, Italy, alongside students from France, Germany, Italy, Romania, and Portugal🎶 pic.twitter.com/Nrd2gmxHmZ— Waldegrave School () May 10, 2024

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03/05/24

Enjoy the long weekend, Waldegrave! 🌟 Just a reminder that Monday is a bank holiday, so there's no school. Relax, recharge, and we'll see you bright and early on Tuesday! ☀️ pic.twitter.com/ie0an6yFld— Waldegrave School () May 3, 2024

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02/05/24

Our Eco committee, with Sarah & Gaby from , began phase 1 of our replanting project in Digby Court this week to celebrate Earth Day! Huge thanks to Let’s Go Outside and Learn and our supportive for making this possible!🌍 pic.twitter.com/LbjCfJUmll— Waldegrave School () May 2, 2024

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02/05/24

🌟 Our Year 8 students had an enlightening visit to the Buddhapadipa Temple in Wimbledon! 🙏 They explored the serene gardens, learned about Buddhist worship, and even experienced meditation firsthand.🌿 🏛️ pic.twitter.com/r7IBVZpV07— Waldegrave School () May 2, 2024

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26/04/24

🧠✨ Our Year 7 and Year 8 students took on the UKMT Junior Mathematical Challenge yesterday! 📊💡 Encouraging problem-solving and mathematical reasoning, they embraced the challenge with enthusiasm. pic.twitter.com/qTo2KwfCNg— Waldegrave School () April 26, 2024

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25/04/24

🌟Our Year 10 students had an inspiring trip to in central London for a World of Work event! They learned about interview skills, post-GCSE options, and networked with young professionals from the Worshipful Company of . pic.twitter.com/Kese2G5z11— Waldegrave School () April 25, 2024

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24/04/24

Friendly reminder to all parents who signed up for our exam stress workshop: It is taking place today at 6:30 PM! 📚 We look forward to seeing you there! pic.twitter.com/wfvCeHEtxy— Waldegrave School () April 24, 2024

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28/03/24

📢 Exciting news! Our Spring Term Magazine is out now! 🌸 Dive into the latest school updates, student achievements, and more. Read it here: https://t.co/82TkPoEdzE#SpringMagazine pic.twitter.com/DWH7St75aM— Waldegrave School () March 28, 2024

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27/03/24

Thrilled to welcome Dr. Olga Luzon from to Waldegrave! 🌟 Her talk on clinical psychology and career paths for psychology graduates left our sixth formers feeling inspired and ready to take on the world! 🎓✨ pic.twitter.com/iFoNX6Y8yP— Waldegrave School () March 27, 2024

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27/03/24

Thrilled to welcome Dr. Olga Luson from to Waldegrave! 🌟 Her talk on clinical psychology and career paths for psychology graduates left our sixth formers feeling inspired and ready to take on the world! 🎓✨ pic.twitter.com/EuAEx0IRGb— Waldegrave School () March 27, 2024

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27/03/24

Thrilled to host Stuart Hume from , shedding light on the organisation's mission to foster sustainable investment globally. Stuart's insights ignited our students' passion for positive change and empowered them to transform ambitions into action! 💼🌱 pic.twitter.com/lElcNMtrC6— Waldegrave School () March 27, 2024

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27/03/24

👩‍💼Our Year 12 students gained invaluable insights from representative Sarah Mason on crafting impressive CVs. A big thank you for sharing your expertise and empowering our students to showcase their skills effectively! 📄💼 pic.twitter.com/fSY8Dhsj2d— Waldegrave School () March 27, 2024

26/03/24

🌍 Our Year 13 Geography students had an enlightening day at the Tutor2U ALevel Geography workshop in Westfield. From interactive sessions in a luxe cinema setting to insightful essay writing activities, our students embraced the learning experience with enthusiasm!📚 https://t.co/M2tGbLyYxv— Waldegrave School () March 26, 2024

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 2023, 2024 

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 2023 2022 2021
Total number of applications 638 726 769
Internal students who transferred into sixth form 124 111 125
External students 70 75 69
Total students in sixth form 194 186 194
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1) 0 0 2
Children of staff (criterion 2) 0 1 2
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 4 4 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 1.76 miles 2.1 miles 1.16 miles

 

Admissions to Year 7 for September 2024

Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2024 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 2024 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 2023 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 2024.  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 2024 Year 7 applicants should be submitted by 31 October 2023.

Application Form for admission under exceptional 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 2024.

National Offer day 1st March 2024
Date by which an appeal must be submitted 17 April 2024
Dates when appeals will be heard

Waldegrave School are using the Richmond Independent Appeals Service and appeals are scheduled to be heard on weekdays between 15 May 2024 and 20 June 2024 (excluding half term 26-30 May 2024 inclusive)

Date when appellants will be notified of their appeal hearing 10 school days in advance of the hearing
Date by which the Clerk sends the appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority 7 working days before the appeal hearing
Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence At the specified time 5 working days before the appeal hearing.
Decision letters sent to the appellants Within 5 school days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible)

Appeals lodged after 17 April 2024 may be heard at a later date and after appeals received by the deadline.

Further information about appealing and an appeal form can be found here: School admission appeals - London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

 

How places were offered on 1 March for Sept entry

   2023

2022

2021  

Total number of applications

856

941

964

Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1)

2

3

3

Family, social, medical reasons (criterion 2)

1

2

3

Siblings (criterion 3)

36

47

43

Children of staff (criterion 4)

3

0

0

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

174

161

162

Pupils with a statement/EHCP

0

3

8

Number of appeals heard

6

5

16

Number of successful appeals

0

1

1

Distance from home to school of last place offered

Area A: 2032.96m

Area B: 5620.23m

Area A: 1.416km

Area B: 5.001km

Area A: 1.470km

Area B: 5.109km

There is a waiting list