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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.


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!


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!


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Our advice on how to be a better listener this .


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.


Head of Personal Development & Citizenship (PSHE), Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames


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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.


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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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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 ⬇️


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!


Teacher of Religious Education, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames


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. 🌲🌿


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!


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.


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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


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.


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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:


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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 ⬇️


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:

Training Bursaries and Scholarships

Department for Education Financial Incentives for ITT courses starting 2023/24

The DfE are offering tax-free bursaries of £27,000 in chemistry, computing, mathematics, and physics. Scholarships worth £29,000 tax-free will be offered in partnership with professional bodies for chemistry, computing, mathematics, and physics. A languages scholarship worth £27,000 tax-free will be available in French, German and Spanish.

There is also a £25,000 tax-free bursary for geography and languages (including ancient languages), a £20,000 tax-free bursary for biology and design & technology and a £15,000 tax-free bursary for English.

For further details please click on the link below:

Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships

The Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships is back for an eleventh year and there are 270 Maths Scholarships to award to those starting their initial teacher training in 2023/24, who have a passion for mathematics and want to share their knowledge with others – inspiring young minds in the classroom.

A Maths Scholarship also opens up a world of CPD, networking and knowledge sharing opportunities. This includes complimentary membership of key mathematical societies, providing access to a wealth information regarding the latest developments in mathematics and maths education to help inspire and support teachers in their role. Our continuing professional development (CPD) events provide opportunities for Maths Scholars to hear from inspirational speakers, take away resources and talk to experienced maths teachers, developing personal networks which will last a lifetime and give them confidence to progress in their career.

In addition to the above, a Maths Scholar will receive a tax-free bursary of £29,000 during their initial teacher training year.

Want to find out more?

Come along to one of our webinars where the Maths Scholarships Team will be live, talking about the Scheme and answering all your burning questions such as: how it is different to the government’s normal bursary for initial teacher training; what additional benefits do Maths Scholars receive as part of the Maths Scholarship; how can the Scheme help an ITT trainee during their initial teacher training year.

We will also be joined by a representative from an outstanding teacher training provider who will answer any questions concerning the process of applying to teacher training.  Please note that this advice is provided independently of any provider.

To sign up to a webinar, email with your preferred date from the following list:

  • 14:00-15:00  Tuesday 7 March 2023
  • 10:30-11:30  Wednesday 19 April 2023
For further information please see the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships website.

Institute of Physics Teacher Training Scholarships are now open!

The IOP is awarding 175 scholarships to high calibre individuals who are passionate about embarking on a rewarding career in physics teaching. 

Benefits of an IOP Scholarship:

  • £29,000 tax-free funding
  • Support to develop their physics teaching skills including continuing professional development (CPD) workshops and events
  • Networking opportunities with fellow scholars
  • Access to classroom resources
  • Free IOP membership during the teacher training year - this means having access to Physics World publications, our exclusive Career Development Hub and various special interest groups 

You can download below a copy of our: 

Application deadline
The first application deadline is on Monday 28 November, with further monthly deadlines announced through to July 2023.

We will also be running monthly webinars which provide a great opportunity for potential applicants to discover more about teaching, the scholarship application and a chance to have their questions answered.

For more information, please visit or you can contact us at


BCS Computing Teacher Training Scholarship Programme

We’re pleased to announce that applications for this year’s BCS Computing Teacher Training Scholarship Programme are open, offering successful applicants £29,000 tax free funding.

We’re looking for 2023 graduates studying for BSC in Computer Science or related subject to consider a career in teaching with support from BCS.

Along with tax free funding scholars also receive support and guidance from subject matter experts through webinars, workshops, and other CPD. We also offer a coaching programme that scholars can access throughout their training year.

Please see the Scholar Benefits leaflet for further information or if potential candidates have any questions regarding the scholarship please get in touch,