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22/08/19

Agata, 16, gained three 9s, three 8s and two 7s, securing her place to study Biology and Psychology at Strode’s College. https://t.co/6JrK35RP4g

22/08/19

Our students’ successes were covered in today’s Richmond and Twickenham Times: https://t.co/qIMZ3JqYoQ

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1164559115332587520

22/08/19

Samantha, 16, gained 2.5 grades on average above those predicted. One 9, one 8, five 7s and two 6s. Plans to study Psychology, Sports Science and Performing Arts at Strode’s College. Well done! https://t.co/INwmr53pWs

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1164554084713730048

22/08/19

Zoe 16, received five 9s and five 8s. Congratulations! https://t.co/BrE38Zb511

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1164549058540777476

22/08/19

Alfie, 16, received 6s and 7s after being predicted 2s and 3s, and now plans to attend St Richard Reynolds Catholic High School to study Maths, Economics and Business Studies. Congratulations! https://t.co/oeNz5VGNm8

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1164543604397940741

22/08/19

Megan, 16, received two 9s, five 8s and three 7s in her GCSEs, securing a place to attend Strode’s College to study Maths, Biology and Psychology. https://t.co/bltJR1tvZg

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1164137017929850880

21/08/19

Our students have arrived home safely from their incredible trip to Tanzania https://t.co/4n4FwdNyDx

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1163752876734373894

20/08/19

Tanzania update: after a wonderful trip students are off to the airport on their way home. https://t.co/LFa8bNLd6r

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1163145702115106818

18/08/19

Tanzania update: More from safari https://t.co/YsmMzhn8gP

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1163145500448759809

18/08/19

Incredible footage from safari in Tanzania https://t.co/INK7fy7mWm

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1163145176661090304

18/08/19

Tanzania update: This is our last night in this camp. Tomorrow we travel to another park to safari then go straight to the Keys Hotel for our last night. Lots of mixed feelings tonight about leaving but everyone reflecting on a life changing month. https://t.co/AiLwbVlOxJ

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1162806251379679234

17/08/19

Tanzania update https://t.co/mP4cZQPfjn

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1162403301071249408

16/08/19

Tanzania update: monkey spotting. https://t.co/bcZusFVja1

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1162015533186867202

15/08/19

Tanzania update: bush skills and archery https://t.co/BFSdczO4fl

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15/08/19

Tanzania update: safari walk https://t.co/YLbAAiXkhg

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1161637589729906688

14/08/19

Tanzania update: making paper from elephants poo https://t.co/TsdBVqPEWL

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1161592435379757057

14/08/19

Tanzania update: decorating a wall. https://t.co/R83pI2F11E

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1161592223798112257

14/08/19

Tanzania update: getting up close with local wildlife. https://t.co/ILYRMXmLSC

13/08/19

Tanzania update: Transfer to the bush tomorrow and afternoon with Maasai warriors

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1160630451146502146

11/08/19

Tanzania update: video https://t.co/9HWuza1Y2n

Richmond West Schools Trust (RWST)

RWST is a two-school trust, comprising Twickenham School and Hampton High, led by Philippa Nunn (previously headteacher of  Waldegrave School).  RWST was formed by local governors and experts with the aim of ensuring that Twickenham School and Hampton High would be judged as good by Ofsted by 2021.  RWST is committed to the long-term future of the schools in our Trust and can demonstrate that progress towards the aim is extremely strong.  We are pleased with the commitment that we have from our staff, students, parents, our local communities and the local authority. 

Since both schools moved to RWST, there has been a focus on teaching and learning, behaviour and school standards.  Leaders, staff and students have been working together with Governors and Trustees to develop great systems in both schools to enable students to achieve their full potential. 

Twickenham School has shown huge improvement and was moved out of Ofsted special measures and given a good judgement for leadership and behaviour after just over one year, an extremely impressive achievement. In May 2019 Hampton High was inspected and awarded a Good judgement for all four Ofsted categories: this is a very significant step for the school, which had not previously reached this standard. 

Trustees and Governors bring a wealth of experience to the Trust to support the growth and development of both schools.  Trustees come from a variety of backgrounds and include representatives from the local authority, ex-headteachers, and trustees with a range of experience of finance, business and education. 

‘Aspire together, learn together, achieve together.’

In January 2019, Philippa Nunn (CEO) left Waldegrave School to work solely for RWST. This reflects her passion to improve schools so that learners across Richmond have access to great schools.   This decision was an easy one as she could see the great progress being made and wanted to be part of supporting the long-term future of both schools and their place in the local community. 

Our vision

The RWST vision is to inspire everyone to achieve, enjoy and flourish beyond their own expectations.  Each school has its own identity: what unites us is a commitment to make a difference by sharing and delivering excellence locally.. 

Our core values

  • A focus on excellence in everything that we do; supporting young people to aspire beyond any limitations that their context might appear to place on them;
  • Empowering, challenging and developing leaders at all levels to be the best they possibly can be;
  • Developing a family of schools where individuality is recognised and celebrated;
  • Providing an inclusive and caring environment where everyone is respected and feels safe.

Each school has its own vision which is used at School level; these are led by and complement the RWST vision. 

Contact RWST

RWST can be contacted via Twickenham School or via the RWST website.