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14/02/20

Retweetd From Hampton School

Great to see the partnership between and Hampton flourishing 👏👏 https://t.co/orNIGd792y

14/02/20

We were so proud to see the culmination of many months of hard work by our talented performers. What a fantastic performance! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/Hc7rHgxOo2

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1227864772454031365

13/02/20

Retweetd From Hampton School Partnerships

Fab first night for the The Wizard of Oz starring young actors from Hampton and . This is the 9th co-production between our two schools. See below from the first show, The Diary of Anne Frank (2012). Recognise anyone? https://t.co/o5iHYSFqcq

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1226549019687768064

09/02/20

Some of our fantastic career speed interviewers. Thanks everyone https://t.co/NcsXCQmPS4

08/02/20

On Friday 7 Feb, School was abuzz to the sound of careers for Year 9’s Speed Networking Event. A huge thank you to fantastic volunteers who informed and inspired students on a diverse range of careers. Now Y9 know their actuary from their architect. A truly inspiring morning.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1221759828487475200

27/01/20

Retweetd From Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

Today is . Together we must to challenge prejudice and hatred, and work towards a better future. Watch and share our film for . https://t.co/mGc8Zh6IXL

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1221750101615554561

27/01/20

Students marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and stood together for https://t.co/7pt8GG2KFW

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1219381620211429376

20/01/20

Retweetd From Carol Barnes

Well done ⁦⁩ Chamber Choir - through to the finals 👏 https://t.co/zS53MP7XsM

17/01/20

Absolutely! Thanks Silvia for all your work with us this year 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1218178752498274304

17/01/20

Students in Year 9 are watching presentations from their peers who have been working with and to learn about in order to https://t.co/WPc4tabdrh

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1215264193747804161

09/01/20

We are excited to be hosting Barracudas again this Easter and Summer. Visit https://t.co/dtaTVI6SPV or call 01480 467 567 to book https://t.co/MH1Fp7pZFE

30/12/19

Congratulations to Philippa Nunn OBE! Awarded in New Years Honours 2020 for services to education. Philippa was headteacher at Waldegrave until January 2019. Well deserved, we are all so proud of her.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1207282961458040833

18/12/19

Year 10 making Christmas crystals 🎄#science https://t.co/LW6VLTfAHV

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1206680128237056000

16/12/19

Year 7 getting in the Christmas mood. Great talent to enjoy in years to come 🎄😊#live music https://t.co/7RldnFsgwl

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1206670418909761536

16/12/19

The voices of angels 😇 music https://t.co/29uMP73Jan

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1206661821819691008

16/12/19

Another Year another amazing Christmas Concert🎄😊#live music https://t.co/5uCNPAqcXP

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1205471652773027842

13/12/19

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas 🎵 https://t.co/Uwn3G2LYNf

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1204890966232051713

11/12/19

Retweetd From WaldegraveDofE

Festive running club this morning. These girls are ready for their Christmas day park runs. https://t.co/ezD96SAIUe

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1204844557973774336

11/12/19

Have a headache? You need some synthesised aspirin. Year 13 hard at work https://t.co/P9eWFpTQhJ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1204843925686693890

11/12/19

Year 11 testing for positive ions https://t.co/yrzGw9roAs

School Catering

Students at Waldegrave can use the school dining hall and/or bring packed lunches. From September 2016 we have a new catering company,  we are excited by this new partnership with Cucina Resturants Limited. Cucina have an emphasis on fresh ingredients and meals cooked on site, and a pricing policy designed to encourage healthy choices.  Cuina pride themselves on the policy that “…food must be seen as more than just a fuel.  Food has the ability to boost health, improve concentration for learning, create a sense of well-being and act as a social catalyst”.  All food is made from scratch onsite every day, ingredients are sourced direct from the growers and farmers and menus are focused around making maximum use of local fruit and vegetables in season.  Further information can be found at http://www.cucina.co.uk/.

The restaurant provide a 3 week menu cycle, the menu's for September 2018 are below;

FINAL-Restaurant-Menu-2019.pdf

Deli Menu 2019

Cashless Catering

At Waldegrave we use a biometric system which uses a finger scan which provides a fast, efficient service with the following advantages:

  • On-line payments possible via ParentPay
  • No more lost cards / cash / purses
  • Free meals allocated automatically with the student remaining anonymous
  • Specific food allergy ingredients can be barred automatically

The system, used in many schools, is based on biometric recognition. Parents not wishing to sign up should contact the school so that arrangements can be made to issue their daughter with a card, see FAQ document.

Parents come to lunch

The catering staff are proud of the high standard and variety of lunches served at school and want parents to be able to sample what is available. If parents would like to come and have a free lunch they should contact Ms Smith via the school office, letting her know which day they would like to come in. Parents can visit on any day of the week and should aim to arrive at 12:25 pm. 

Free School Meals

If your child is eligible for Free School meals this information is automatically transferred to our Biometric system from the school system. The daily allowance is put on your child’s account every morning. Unused allowance is removed at the end of the day so that the allowance does not build up – it must be used daily. If you wish to add any of your own money to their account to purchase extra items such as drinks etc. you can do so by crediting your child’s account see above. The system ensures that the daily allowance is always used before starting to use any cash loaded on to the account.  Parents must remember to renew their child’s entitlement when reminded to do so by the local authority.

For those entitled to free school meals, Cucina, our school catering partner, think differently and recognise that lunchtimes are an extremely important part of the day.  Cucina therefore offer all those entitled to free school meals any two items from the daily lunch menu regardless of selling price for the current free school price; for instance, soup and a main course, main course and a pudding, soup and a sandwich, salad and a drink, or even a slice of homemade pizza and a cake.  Cucina realise their approach is unique, but hope you like it…customers certainly seem to!

Since those entitled to free school meals have limited budgets, Cucina don’t believe in hindering the choice of what is in essence their main meal of the day, instead choosing to offer them choice across the full range of foods on offer within the daily menu.  Cucina believe the approach of offering a meal deal for free school mealers always reduces the nutrition that they receive.  Cucina will fund any spend over and above the current local authority free school meal value.

To check if you are eligible, please go to Richmond Borough website for information and forms.