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Who We Are

The Roche School is an independent family owned, co-educational, nursery and 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 committed to being a school comprising a diverse range of families and pupils who enjoy the dynamic culture at the school.

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 emphasising the importance of kindness and respect for others.

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"My child said, "My school feels like a home to me" and that's all I need to hear as a parent."

We are proud to be celebrating 40 years of inspiring, challenging education at The Roche School.

Please see below for a short video about our history.

For more on the aspirational learning at The Roche School, please register for a visit.

40 Years of Inspiring Education

This year signifies the 40th in the history of The Roche School from its early beginnings when Carmen first opened “Mrs Roche’s Coaching Establishment”, through the Dr Roche years and onto a new era with a young and enthusiastic Sophie Roche. We have seen many wonderful children pass through our doors, flourishing in the warmth and encouragement of a challenging, aspirational, emotionally intelligent school. There are now Roche alumni carving out lives for themselves all over the world in different organisations and industries, and building amazing careers for themselves – a testament to the breadth of opportunity they have enjoyed at this school.

As we celebrate 40 years of The Roche School, please click here for a short video about our history.

Year 6 Achieves 36 Scholarships

The Roche Transition to Secondary School Programme has reaped dividends again this year with the children achieving 36 scholarships.

To see the full range of scholarships and schools, please click here.

Click here to read about our new Year 6 Centre and Transition to Secondary School Programme.

Spanish Bilingual Stream

Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world. The Roche School is therefore delighted to be offering an optional Spanish Bilingual Stream class in addition to its well respected English Reception class.

Latest Inspection

The Roche School is delighted to have passed every category of the Independent Schools Inspectorate's (ISI) 2021 inspection.

Click here for the full report.

Good Schools Guide

The Good Schools Guide is the UK's number one schools guide and The Roche School is included once again. The Good Schools Guide has been trusted by parents for over 35 years and their verdict on The Roche School is a ringing endorsement of our team’s achievements. Click here for the review.

Open Day

Our next open day is on Wednesday 13th March

Early Years Excellence

The Roche School is delighted with the Early Years results where our pupils have significantly outperformed the National and Wandsworth Borough averages. Read more here.

To secure another visit, please contact admissions@therocheschool.com or phone 020 8877 0823.

Why Choose The Roche School?

Challenge

The Roche School offers an exciting academic, sporting and creative curriculum. We ensure that pupils take advantage of a range of disciplines enabling them to build a strong academic profile. In Maths and English we teach in smaller groups allowing for pace and consolidation. Pupils actively participate in their learning.

Pastoral Care

We are a family school in which every individual is valued and respected. The children follow The Roche Approach which creates a warm and inclusive culture. Children recognise the unique gifts of others as well as their own strengths.

Moving Up

Our pupils regularly gain scholarships and places at top secondary schools. Our guidance on applications for secondary school is extensive and thorough, based on an understanding of the pupil and their particular talents.

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Latest News

Schools Fair

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The Roche School hosted another very successful Senior Schools Fair at our new Year 6 Centre at Point Pleasant on Thursday 22nd February 2024. 27 schools were in attendance along with 150 parents from Years 3 – 5 for two hours of drinks, nibbles and highly informative conversations. The Senior Schools Fair gives parents the […]

Early Years Excellence

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The Roche School is delighted with the Early Years results where our pupils have significantly outperformed the National and Wandsworth Borough averages. The Early Years Foundation Stage 2022-23 profile results were published in 2023, and show the percentage of children performing at the expected level of development for the seven early learning goals. Upon comparison, […]

Year 6 Centre

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We’re very pleased to share this new video which details what goes on in our Year 6 Centre at Point Pleasant. It’s a dedicated space for Year 6 and marks the culmination of the children’s primary school career, beginning with the 11+ and moving through many exciting activities designed to prepare them for their transition […]

 

93%

Of children at The Roche School have achieved the Expected Standard in SATS Maths versus the National Average of 74%.

 

95%

Of children in Reception on average show a good level of development in all 7 areas of the Early Learning Goals (National Average 71%).

 

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Of children in the Upper School participate in an external, competitive sports match each term.

 

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