11 Frogmore, Wandsworth, London SW18 1HW
10 reasons to choose The Roche School
Main point of differentiation
The Roche School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 79, and has one of the widest sports, arts and clubs programmes among Putney and Wandsworth prep schools. It also has a bi-lingual Spanish stream.
The Roche School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. The Roche School fees range from £6,260 (Rec) to £6,420 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
The Roche School has two or thee classes per year and an average class size of 16 pupils.
In any given year The Roche School leavers head to one of 30 different independent schools; mainly London day schools. A very even distribution of destination schools with none dominating. Around 25% of pupils win awards and scholarships.
The Roche School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, philosophy, French. French week. STEM Week. Bilingual Spanish Reception class (Sep 2022) offers a full immersion ab initio stream where all lessons apart from English and maths are taught in Spanish, eventually to Year 2 or 3. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, computing, and languages throughout, and for art from Year 3.
Sport at The Roche School
One PE lesson and up to three Games lessons per week. School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at The Roche School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and up to half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. The school is one of the top 50 UK prep schools for the breadth of its creative and performing arts extra-curriculum.
Out of school hours care to 6.30pm provided by external contractor.
Find another school near The Roche School
Putney High School (1.4 miles); Emanuel School (1.4 miles); Thames Christian School (1.5 miles).
Ashcroft Technology Academy (0.8 miles); Lady Margaret School (1.9 miles); Chelsea Academy (1.9 miles).