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Netball Champions

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 […]

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A Love of Languages

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 […]

Fantastique France

Fantastique France

Year 5 enjoyed a fantastique trip to France this year, and they had the most amazing time! They stayed in the Chateau d’Ebblinghem near Boulogne, immersing themselves in French culture over three days, and enthusiastically practising the language at every opportunity. First stop after the ferry ride was Nausicaa Sealife Museum, the biggest aquarium in Europe. The […]


Transition To Secondary

For many parents, the prospect of their 11-year-old setting off to secondary school can bring mixed feelings. It’s exciting to be moving on with such great opportunities unfolding but there is so much to navigate! Timetables, mobile phones, bags, buses and friendships are all part of this rite of passage. When it works well, the […]

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Netball Champions

The Year 5s did us so proud at the Newland House netball tournament this week by winning all ten of their games against some very tough competition. They scored a massive 38 goals in total, only letting seven goals slip! They were extremely pleased to win a shield and medals for their hard work. Here’s […]

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Charity Run

The Roche School’s annual Run 4 Us fundraiser in Wandsworth Park has become a much loved institution. The 2022 version of the event was a complete success, despite the downpours! The children put in 100% effort and enthusiasm for the entire six hours that they were running. Every class went to Wandsworth Park and ran […]

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Foodbank Friday

Lydia Loxton, a Year One teacher and charities coordinator at The Roche School, explains how a partnership between the school and a volunteer network has been supporting those in need in the local community. One charities meeting back in September 2020, my headteacher, Mrs Adams, said that she really wanted to set something up in […]


Early Years Excellence

The Roche School – Early Years and Foundation Stage Profile Results 2018 – 2019 The National Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2018 – 19 profile results were published on Thursday October 17th. The publication shows the percentage of children performing both at or Above the Expected Level across the three Prime Areas of Learning […]