Royal Academy Artists

Leonardo Lodi Rizzini royal academy

The Royal Academy received over 21,000 artworks from artists aged 4 to 19 for selection into the Young Artists’ Summer Exhibition 2023 – only a handful were chosen to participate in the online and gallery exhibition. We are thrilled that three of our pupils’ works have been accepted this year from The Roche School. This […]

Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare week

Shakespeare Week is an annual highlight at The Roche. In 2023, it included Shakespeare workshops, dancing, jousting, a-play-in-a-day and of course inspiring classroom teaching. Year 5 visited the Globe theatre in London where they had a tour and then did a workshop with an actor called Olly. They had great fun. Shakespeare Week culminated in […]

Pupil Pens

New barn

We love it when our pupils practise their journalistic flair. Here, the Year 4s give an honest review of their New Barn residential trip. The New Barn trip was by far the most exciting and fun trip we had ever been on. As the coach pulled away from school, we were excited with a few […]

Netball Champions

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The Year 5 and Year 6 netball team has done The Roche School proud by winning the Hi5 netball tournament for Wandsworth out of 33 schools. This week, they played against Ibstock. This Hi5 final was divided into four 8 minute quarters. It was evenly matched for the first two quarters with The Roche leading […]

Shakespeare Festival


In January, a group of Year 5 children took part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival. Each year, thousands of young people from schools across the country unite in the world’s largest youth drama festival. This is a wonderful opportunity for children to start to engage with Shakespeare and enjoy the thrill of performing in a […]

A Love of Languages

Spanish languages week nursery

We love languages at The Roche School, and in February, we celebrated the two languages taught here – French and Spanish – in our annual Languages Week. Our Early Years children got up and moving with an exciting Spanish musical workshop from Bilingual Beats, and they enjoyed tasty churros for breakfast. The rest of the […]