Rokeby School A GSG School
- Rokeby School
- Head: Mr J Peck
- T 020 8942 2247
- F 020 8942 5707
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.rokebyschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 4 to 13
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kingston-Upon-Thames
- Pupils: 370
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £12,894 - £16,056 pa
- Open days: October as well as coffee mornings throughout the year, please visit website for dates.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Few complaints from pupils. Latin ‘a bit of a Marmite subject – though I love it.’ Otherwise, science loved for ‘experiments and interactive games in last five minutes of lesson,’ and, unusually, pupil praise for teachers’ awareness of different...
What the school says...
Rokeby is an Independent Preparatory School for boys from Reception to Year 8. We offer the best of education in the widest sense, preparing boys not only for a variety of independent senior schools but also for their future lives.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2007, Mr Jason Peck BEd. Joined school in 1996 as a year 4 and science teacher, becoming deputy head in 2004. Long term association – also has two sons at the school – 'means parents know what they’re dealing with,’ he thinks. ‘He knows the school, how it needs to be run and the traditions,’ agreed mother.
Despite influence of several inspirational teachers as he grew up (together with deeply scary cane-wielding head), was initially keen to train as a vet, only to realise during work experience that was thoroughly squeamish, not helped by cow-averse mentor. Absence of James Herriot moments led him instead to a spell travelling and running own business, arriving at Kingston University in mid-20s better versed in ways of world, he feels, than some younger...
Special Education Needs
We offer learning support to boys with difficulties accessing the curriculum, dyslexic boys, dyspraxic boys and boys with difficulties in Maths and English as well as study skills help. At present a learning support teacher takes 19 boys from Years 3 to 8 in the Senior School. There is to be an additional part time LS teacher from January. The Junior School also offers learning support, with its own LS teacher.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|