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07/02/23

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

This focuses on connection. When we are feeling low or anxious, it can be easy to stop seeing our friends as much as we usually do. Visit our On My Mind pages for tips to help young people connect with friends & family. https://t.co/YSiRslj3Fr

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1622672727789248542

06/02/23

So proud of Coco & Alexa in Y8 who came 6th in the CyberFirst Finals, run by which aims to support girls interested in a career in cyber security. Solving digital & physical problems & competing against teams with twice the number of players - they did so well! https://t.co/WB6vuDzdpN

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1621463723977187329

03/02/23

Our A Level students were delighted to welcome into school for an insightful talk on the importance of in everyday life. This not only showed the diversity of engineering as a career but highlighted the creativity and ingenuity of the profession! https://t.co/NyylGoN68r

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1621204797599653890

02/02/23

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Our advice on how to be a better listener this . https://t.co/YvJ2ExLJyZ

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1620828867417223168

01/02/23

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Do you sometimes struggle with your child’s behaviour? Would you like to develop a better understanding of yourself as a parent as well as your child’s emotions & behaviours? Then join our next free online Reflective Parenting Group, from 20 February 2023. https://t.co/biAPMDwlsQ https://t.co/rzAi0F7Hyr

01/02/23

Head of Personal Development & Citizenship (PSHE), Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/PPov8hP1qr

30/01/23

Retweetd From YoungMinds

It's Day on 2 Feb. Make space on that day to talk to someone about mental health. Talk about how you feel, a problem you’ve been struggling with, or anything you want to get off your chest. Let’s get talking.

26/01/23

Retweetd From Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

The UK Online Commemoration for 2023 will begin today at 7pm. Join our host as we learn lessons from the past and commit to creating a better future.

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26/01/23

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Tomorrow is , an international day of remembrance for the millions murdered during the Holocaust. have selected a few books to give readers of all ages an insight into this important period in history. Read more ⬇️ https://t.co/d2WYSC3AJt https://t.co/lVaEamun53

25/01/23

Another successful completed! Nearly 1400 students took part in and tasks. A huge thanks to the many external speakers as well as our amazing staff who made this day such a success. Look out for photos in our upcoming bulletin and magazine!

23/01/23

Teacher of Religious Education, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/vwjPfDZYgQ

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20/01/23

Our Y13 Geographers are back at Waldegrave after an inspiring week of at ! Amazing efforts from all despite the chill! We now look forward to using the skills learnt this week as they start to write up their coursework next week. 🌲🌿 https://t.co/gBCf6xva7W

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19/01/23

Another busy day for our Geographers as they visited Dorking for their human geo study! They gathered data on the environmental quality along the high street, combined with some climatic data too followed by analysing the reasoning behind such changes from location to location! https://t.co/bvQTDdGrrS

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1616080621893484545

19/01/23

Delighted to welcome from who gave a fascinating insight in the profession of Project Management and the instrumental function it serves in both our professional and personal life. https://t.co/iRuFkyM1B3

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1615801582699823104

18/01/23

Retweetd From Richmond Borough Mind

Our 8-week online support group offers parents a safe space to gain info to support their young person (11-16) who may be experiencing anxiety, depression and/or suicidality; and are on a CAMHS waiting list. For more info: 07597 574 947 or parentssupport.org https://t.co/ghZVwwGJzH

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18/01/23

For the next 3 days in Box Hill Surrey is home for our Y13 A Level Geographers. They are collecting data to investigate the Carbon Cycle in the area: doing a field sketch on Lodge Hill then sampling for the concentration of carbon storage in the soil. https://t.co/m5XqiEeHoF

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1613585996670537753

12/01/23

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Developing healthy coping strategies to deal with intense and difficult emotions is an important skill for young people. Learn more about them at our next Schools in Mind seminar on 26 January: https://t.co/qjqcbYpPM2 https://t.co/NAFMCM3mGG

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1611050457304076290

05/01/23

Retweetd From Richmond Council

Residents are being offered FREE bystander training to give them the tools they need to safely intervene when they see problematic behaviour occurring. 📆 Wed 18 Jan ⌚ 6.30 - 8.30pm 📍 Online Learn more about you'll learn and book your place ⬇️ https://t.co/w9yFvav5MB https://t.co/T2E6MEHtRH

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04/01/23

We hope you all had a wonderful break and wish everyone a happy new year as we now progress into the Spring term! If you’d like to remind yourself of the fun busy Autumn term we had here at Waldegrave, why not take a browse through our two magazines: https://t.co/H10NNULMbD https://t.co/D2VXC9J6f7

Leadership Team and Key Contacts

Staff & Partnerships

The school has a staff of 107 full and part time teachers, 20 technicians and curriculum support staff, 21 administrative staff and 3 premises staff. School lunches, grounds maintenance and cleaning are provided through competitive contracting. There is a strong commitment to training and professional development, and the work-life balance and well being of all staff.

The staff work in partnership with primary schools and post 16 providers, and have established links with teacher training institutions through our work as a Training School. We are pleased to act as host for Richmond Music Trust activities on Saturday mornings and to be able to provide a rehearsal venue for the Richmond Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Richmond Youth Concert Band.

Waldegrave School became a National Support School (NSS) in July 2011. National Support Schools can support improvement in other schools and are invited to provide expert advice to ministers on future development strategies.

Staff Contact Information

The names of key contacts are given below. All staff can be contacted via info@waldegravesch.org email box or via the school office on 020 8894 3244.

To contact a specific Key Stage please email:  KS3@waldegravesch.org, KS4@waldegravesch.org or sixthform@waldegravesch.org.

Leadership Team

 
Headteacher Ms E Tongue

Deputy Headteacher

Mr A Isted

Director of Finance & Resources

Ms E Bloxham

Assistant Headteacher, Director of KS3

Mr I Goulbourne

Assistant Headteacher, Director of KS4

Mrs A Dhir

Assistant Headteacher, Director of KS5

Mr J Bannister

Assistant Headteacher, Director of Wellbing

Ms S Moore 

Assistant Headteacher, Director of Studies

Mr D Sharp

Assistant Headteacher, Director of Teaching & Learning

Ms C Lane

Associate Assistant Headteacher, Director of Inclusion 

Ms E Salsbury

Pastoral Care

 
Head of Year 7

Mr P Greaves

Head of Year 8

Ms H Porteous

Head of Year 9

Ms M Rook

Head of Year 10

Mrs J Bashford-Hynes

Head of Year 11

Mrs O Mortimer

Head of Year 12

Mr C Stavrou

Head of Year 13

Ms R Pugh
SENCO Ms E Salsbury

Heads of Subject

 

Art

Ms H Jamieson

Design Technology

Mrs N Davies

Drama

Ms C Clark

Economics & Politics

Mr J Montgomery

English

Ms C Hetherington

Geography

Miss R Flanigan

History

Mr N Drew

Information Technology

Mrs J Green

Modern Languages

Ms T Robinson

Mathematics 

Mrs A Stoney

Performing Arts

Ms C O'Brien

Physical Education

Ms E Astridge

Religious Education

Mr R Barber

Science

Mr C Allen

Social Science

Ms N Sillwood

Support Staff Contacts

 

Data Manager

Mrs D Park

Exams Officer

Ms S Fong

Finance Officer

Mrs S East

Headteacher's PA

Mrs K Bamford

IT Head of Operations

Mr C Keywood

KS Hub Manager Ms R Harding
Premises Manager Mrs A Mackintosh

Senior Caretaker

Mr D Cooper

Sixth Form Manager & Marketing Mrs N Evered

Sixth Form Student Officers

Mrs L Ridgley / Mrs E Allen