Who We Are

Outstanding leadership of teaching ensures that pupils make outstanding progress and achieve exceptionally well.

Ofsted, 2014

The Roche School is an independent, co-educational, primary school offering  children a wide range of academic, creative and sporting opportunities in a family-orientated environment on the boundary of Putney and Wandsworth.

Our curriculum is taught by inspiring, committed teaching staff enabling pupils to fully achieve their potential whilst they are with us.  Attitudes to learning are important too – we encourage pupils to enjoy challenge, working together and independently.  In academic subjects, we run small classes which are attentive to matters of pace and understanding and our pupils go on to achieve places at top London day schools.

We are proud of our strong academic record and encourage pupils to excel.

The atmosphere of the school is happy and polite with the pastoral system emphasizing the importance of kindness and respect for others.

Why choose the Roche School?

Ofsted “Outstanding”

Classes are small and pupils benefit from the personal attention and warm encouragement. The teaching is well-adapted to their understanding so they can all take pride in their progress without feeling under pressure or left behind.

Fostering Academic and Creative Talent

We offer a high standard of academic, sporting and artistic education. Our varied curriculum engages the children and sets them up for life beyond The Roche.

Life Beyond The Roche

We are proud that our pupils regularly gain scholarships and places at top secondary schools and at schools that suit their particular talents

Next Open Day

Friday 6th October 2017

Prospective parents are welcome to visit the school by appointment, or on our Open Mornings on specific weekdays or Saturdays.
To secure a place on an Open Morning, please contact admissions@therocheschool.co.uk or phone 020 8877 0823.

A Message from the Headmistress

I feel lucky to lead a school where a warm, dedicated team of teachers ensure that pupils come to school every day with a high level of confidence and enthusiasm.

Our curriculum is taught by inspiringcommitted teaching staff who work hard to ensure that pupils fully achieve their potential whilst they are with us. Attitudes to learning are important: we encourage pupils to enjoy challenge, working together and independently...

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Run 4 Us 2017

 

The Roche School Ski Trip

Latest News

Makimei Children’s Home

Makimei

Last academic year The Roche School fundraised for our four house charities. The charity for Wren House was Makimei Children’s Home in Kenya.   Miss Lydia volunteered at this children’s home last Easter and went back this summer to spend the £4000 that the school raised! This short video just gives you a flavour of […]

School Of Rock

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We were  thrilled to see Year 6 perform School of Rock on Wednesday evening as their final school production.  It was mesmerising and we felt we could have watched it all over again!

Sports Day 2017

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Thanks to everyone who supported this year’s Sports Day. Children participated with true determination and enthusiasm and it was lovely to see so many parents joining in too! Sports Day at The Roche School really is about participation and effort and the vibrant atmosphere reflected this – thank you to Mr Chris and the Sports […]

What our parents say

“Without your guidance and support [these results] would not have been possible. I owe you all the credit for what he is today. Thanks to you all teachers for all the help and support.”

“We want to thank you again for all the hard work The Roche has put into getting him there – we honestly feel that he couldn’t have done any better and his teachers must take a large amount of the credit for that!”

“I would absolutely recommend the school. It is a fantastic place and it’s all about producing happy, well-rounded children. The exits to secondary schools are impressive.”

“The Roche School is like a family. The children are taught good manners but are still allowed to be themselves. They are well cared for and encouraged to enjoy school life.”

“This is one of the best schools I have ever come across. The staff take individual care of each child, pushing them to progress rather than allowing  them to be average. It taught me how my children are capable of much more than average. They have become responsible  for their own work – all I do is remind them and they do the rest.”

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Second Hand Uniform Sale Friday 14th October

Upper School Parents Meetings 18th/19th October

Lower School Parents Evenings 11th/12th October

STEM Week – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths at The Roche School

The week commencing 3rd October will be STEM Week at The Roche School, based around the theme of Water. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, so the week will involve many exciting experiments, challenges and construction activities. On  Monday 3rd October, STEM Week will be kicked off by a special whole school assembly centred on the theme of ‘Water’, led by a special guest…Science Man. Throughout the day every class will have a workshop looking at the importance of water, uses of water and water experiments. On Tuesday 4th October we will be holding a whole school ‘Times Tables Challenge’, where every child will compete (with differentiated tables) to gain as many points for their house as possible. Good luck! On Thursday 6th October, The STEM team at school will lead an interactive assembly and award prizes won during the weeks’ challenges.