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We are 'young-carer friendly'

Waverley Abbey are delighted to have achieved the Angel Award as part of our work with Surrey Young Carers. This is excellent recognition of all the hard work Mrs. Parker Swann and Mrs. Ashford do with our children who are providing extra support to their families.

The Angel Award scheme was developed by young carers to help caring pupils be recognised and supported at school. The Award is made to schools that demonstrate they are ‘young-carer friendly’. Schools have to meet eight standards, checked by scheme staff and young carers, including having a carers’ champion, a carers support group, training for staff, and assemblies about young carers to help all pupils understand the issues the young carers face, as well as support pupils to self-identify and find the help they need.

The Award demonstrates Waverley's good practice in meeting the needs of this vulnerable group, and we couldn't be more proud of our achievement!

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  • Young Carer award - Spring 2022

    Published 14/01/22

    We are 'young-carer friendly'

    Waverley Abbey are delighted to have achieved the Angel Award as part of our work with Surrey Young Carers. This is excellent recognition of all the hard work Mrs. Parker Swann and Mrs. Ashford do with our children who are providing extra support to their families.

    The Angel Award scheme was developed by young carers to help caring pupils be recognised and supported at school. The Award is made to schools that demonstrate they are ‘young-carer friendly’. Schools have to meet eight standards, checked by scheme staff and young carers, including having a carers’ champion, a carers support group, training for staff, and assemblies about young carers to help all pupils understand the issues the young carers face,  as well as support pupils to self-identify and find the help they need.

    The Award demonstrates Waverley's good practice in meeting the needs of this vulnerable group,  and we couldn't be more proud of our achievement!

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  • Year 5 Global Schools - our link school in Malawi

    Published 25/11/21
    This term Year 5 have been getting to know our link school in Malawi. There are a similar number of pupils in both Waverley Abbey and Thundu school, but children there range from six years old to twelve. The Waverley Abby and Thundu childre
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  • Waverley Abbey challenge - copse planting

    Published 15/11/21
    Year 6 participants in the Waverley Abbey Challenge have been busy this term planting our new copse. This builds on the environmental element of the challenge as well as building up pupils' volunteering hours. We are looking forward to
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