The Roche School

Type Independent School
Age Range 2-11
Religion Unknown
Address 11 Frogmore
SW18 1HW
Reference Number 101075



The Roche School, located at 11 Frogmore in South West London (SW18 1HW), is a vibrant and aspirational co-educational day preparatory and nursery school that caters to children aged 2-11 years. Established in 1988, it is a family-run institution that is values-based, with a focus on respect for oneself and others, a commitment to intellectual, creative, and sporting development in a warm and friendly culture.

The Roche School offers a strong academic curriculum, with core subjects taught in smaller classes to promote individual attention, pacing, and consolidation. The school's approach to pastoral care creates a warm and inclusive environment where each child is valued and respected. The school's students consistently achieve outstanding results, with a large number placing into top London senior schools and earning scholarships.

The Roche School is renowned for its cultural diversity, reflected in the choice to offer an additional Spanish Bilingual Stream in Reception, providing morning curriculum in English and afternoon sessions in Spanish. Additional specialist teachers in music and sports ensure a well-rounded education, with the school annually celebrating pupils' achievements on the sports field and in various artistic enterprises.

The school maintains strong relationships with local senior schools, including King's College Wimbledon, Dulwich College, Tiffin, and Whitgift, and provides personalized guidance and interview skills training for secondary school placements. The recent addition of a dedicated Year 6 Centre has bolstered the school's transition program.

The Roche School is committed to the happiness and respect of all pupils and places a strong emphasis on personal development, growth mindsets, and proactivity. The school has robust admissions policies and a strong population with 7 children with special educational needs but not under a statement/education, health, and care plan. The school colors are gold, black, and rich blue.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.69%
Girls: 51.31%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 Unknown
2 Unknown
3 Unknown
4 Unknown
5 Unknown
6 Unknown

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2018-05-04
Date Description Report
2018-02-27 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2014-05-13 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2008-11-11 Light touch inspection Light touch inspection
2005-02-07 Standard inspection Standard inspection


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)