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02/06/20

Retweetd From Future First

For we want to celebrate volunteers such as who is helping a student understand the world of journalism. With work experience cancelled, conversations around careers are more important than ever

31/05/20

Retweetd From Suzanne Gilbey

thank you for “Something inside so strong” this beautiful evening. Reminded me of this pre lockdown moment when chamber choir performed it . They were headed to Sweden to sing all together but it was cancelled😢 Glad ur back Amy 🤗 https://t.co/jsLe6mIoGw

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1266389495789780995

29/05/20

Retweetd From KRSCP

We need everyone to help protect vulnerable children during the COVID-19 crisis. If you see or hear something that doesn’t sit right with you, please call the Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership on 020 8547 5008. https://t.co/1RKvbAMIBX

29/05/20

Retweetd From KRSCP

Aged 18 or below? You can get help and advice by speaking to a counsellor online or on the phone at Childline. It’s free and confidential, meaning you can talk comfortably and about anything. Visit https://t.co/Sp567AeBXI for online services or call 0800 1111.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1264285024234491907

23/05/20

Retweetd From KRSCP

As many as 1 in 5 children and young people experience domestic abuse. Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. If you see or hear something, report it by calling 020 8547 5008. https://t.co/kZH2mDiRVP

20/05/20

It’s in and this year’s theme is We would love to hear your stories of kindness in these difficult times https://t.co/fE0szez6Du

18/05/20

This week is and have shared some really useful suggestions for parents... https://t.co/BqlkziGpsp

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1262456042673373184

18/05/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If your child finds it difficult to talk about their feelings, here are some conversation starters that you can use. https://t.co/excdDI11AD

13/05/20

Teacher of Mathematics, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/exG8GzbefN

07/05/20

Teacher of Psychology and Sociology, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/bJt414uk6J

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1257769737620201472

05/05/20

Retweetd From Click Photography

Click Photography's one-a-day project. Free daily assignments for Yr4-13. Wk6 Pics of the Week. Snappers from Join us @ https://t.co/4hi4lr6Ydp https://t.co/TAXyYNWBb5

05/05/20

You are very welcome! https://t.co/HWmf0TdvfW

04/05/20

Head of Mathematics, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/rguFuChkid

27/04/20

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DofE award supporting young people to complete their awards during this challenging time. https://t.co/1V1rCRr0yU

18/04/20

Retweetd From Citizens Advice Richmond

And of course https://t.co/dNXVdQmUsQ https://t.co/MJkoOkwn6p

18/04/20

Well done Lottie! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/CKE2naCDEs

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1251608978330660866

18/04/20

Retweetd From Step On Stage

Check out our students on the website. This week, Head Girl Jessica has written about her experiences in the https://t.co/8egh2lJn81 https://t.co/E3VTZWo5WZ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1250712776030519298

16/04/20

A reminder of some the sources of support available https://t.co/UoIG0ApqVA

03/04/20

She was a truly remarkable woman and an unforgettable part of Waldegrave. Thank you for sharing this memory ❤️ https://t.co/nkHuG3cCbO

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1244373743197093889

29/03/20

Retweetd From Suzanne Gilbey

This beautiful moment from Waldegrave Chamber Choir in Sunday, competing in https://t.co/qdHc2Xqi60

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.