MESSAGE FOR ALTON SCHOOL FAMILIES: We have places available throughout the school. Click here to learn more.

RECEPTION STAY, TEA & PLAY: Attend one of our fun-filled sessions this Summer term. Find out more.

PLACES AVAILABLE FOR SEPTEMBER: We have a number of places available for September 2024 entry. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

TOP TIPS TO HELP YOU PREPARE YOUR CHILD FOR SCHOOL: Read them here.

The Rookwood way

At Rookwood, we recognise that every child is unique and has their own specific strengths and talents, as well as areas for development. Therefore we do not adopt a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to our education but, instead, we get to know every child and tailor our provision accordingly.

When parents tour the school, they immediately notice small classes where pupils receive constant focus and attention, mutual respect between pupils themselves and with staff, as well as the passion teachers have for developing and nurturing every child.

No matter what, we bring out the very best in your child.

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Rookwood Family

A Rookwood Sixth Form student in the classroom talking to a teacher.

Mrs Jellard

I am proud to be part of our community and see the impact we can have on students and the progress they can make.

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Student, Miya, in Year 11 of Rookwood Independent Senior School.

Miya – Year 11

My teachers have worked really hard to prepare me for my GCSEs.

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Student holding a ukelele at Rookwood Independent School.

Leo – Year 8

Everyone is really friendly and supportive.

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News & Events

Rookwood's Champions of Antarctica

Rookwood School recognised for commitment to protecting Antarctica

  Rookwood School is thrilled to announce that we have been recognised by the esteemed 2041 School charity for our…

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Former pupils of Rookwood School

Former pupils and colleagues return to Rookwood

On Friday 24th May 2024, we held a very special 90th Year Alumni Afternoon Tea. It was wonderful to welcome…

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Reception child in classroom

Stay, Tea and Play in Reception

  If you are interested to learn more about life in Reception Class at Rookwood School for September 2024 entry,…

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Platinum Mark Award for Sport at Rookwood School

Platinum sports success for Rookwood School

  In May last year, Rookwood School was awarded the Gold Award for the fourth year running by the School…

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Year 10 pupils’ success in basketball

  Our Year 10 pupil Oliver played this season for the Abingdon Eagles Basketball Team in the U16s National League,…

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Paul Robinson and family

Rookwood School’s new Head from September 2024

We are thrilled to introduce Mr Paul Robinson as the new Head of Rookwood School from September 2024. Currently serving…

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Pupil singing into microphone

Rookwood pupil reaches final of national musical theatre competition

Rookwood School is thrilled to announce the exceptional achievement of Macey, a talented Year 11 pupil. Having achieved her Grade…

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World Book Day at Rookwood School

Rook News Spring 2024

  Click the link below to view our newsletter. Rook News Spring 2024

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Swimming pool at Rookwood School

Spring Term Reflections: Celebrating achievements and looking ahead

  As I reflect on a very busy Spring Term, I do so with a great sense of gratitude to…

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A year 2 Rookwood School student studies a globe in geography class.

Reception child

Stay, Tea and Play sessions in Reception

We are holding a number of sessions in June. The sessions will provide a wonderful chance for your child to become familiar with life in our Reception class ahead of September.

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