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Extra-Curricular

Prep School opportunites

Rookwood has always understood that developing a child is about so much more than academic success.  With over 100 weekly extracurricular clubs in a typical term, we offer a wide variety of opportunities to help develop a child’s confidence, resilience and strength of character.

Fully inclusive opportunities

Our all-embracing inclusive approach ensures that every child feels secure and supported, giving them the courage to tackle new opportunities and discover talents they didn’t know they possessed. In the Prep School, we offer children exciting challenges such as the Prince William Award, charity fundraisers, drama productions, sports, arts, technology clubs and more. Above all, the choice is created by the imagination and enthusiasm of our pupils – which is limitless!

A Rookwood Prep School pupil playing the ukulele

Clubs, trips and outside adventures

Resilience, teamwork, independence and risk taking are all qualities we develop within Rookwood children. Therefore, clubs, trips and residential visits are all a huge part of school life and they are always fun! There is a vast termly clubs programme which gives the children the opportunity to take part in a range of activities such as chess, trampolining, mine craft, art, eco committee, multi sports, choir and many more. Every term to reinforce the classroom learning and deepen the understanding of the topics the children are visited or visit places such as the Sea City Museum, Pizza Express, Windsor Castle, The Roman Baths, author visits and theatre groups.

Rookwood school students on a school trip brushing a shetland pony.

Community Participation

Throughout the year the Prep School is fully immersed in themed events such as Science week, Maths day, Queens Jubilee and Book Day. The children in Years 4, 5 and 6 spend 4 days on a residential trip each year testing their courage, putting themselves outside of their comfort zones, experiencing new things and developing their independence. This is a favourite week for staff and children

Rookwood School students helping with crisp packet recycling project.

News & Events

LAMDA pupils once again take centre stage

15 Rookwood pupils from age 7 to 16 have once again gained top marks in their recent LAMDA exams with…

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New minibuses have arrived

We are thrilled with our shiny new fleet of minibuses. We offer numerous minibus routes to the towns and villages…

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Rook News Winter 2023

  Click the link below to view our newsletter. Rook News Winter 2023

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Creating Unforgettable Learning Experiences

At Rookwood School, we are dedicated to fostering a lifelong love of learning, and this term has been nothing short…

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Celebrating a Term of Victories

As we approach the end of a remarkable term at Rookwood School, we take immense pride in celebrating the numerous…

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Supporting Others Throughout the Term

As we reflect on the term, we are immensely proud of our community’s collective efforts to support those in need….

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A Term of Community and Connection

As we approach the end of a vibrant and eventful term at Rookwood School, we reflect on the key moments…

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Reflecting on an exciting term at Rookwood School

As we say farewell to a dynamic Autumn Term at Rookwood School, it is with great pleasure to share some…

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Little Rooks Nursery children

Pupils take part in ‘Elfridges’ experience to buy presents for their loved ones

  Inspired by the world-famous department store Selfridges, on Monday, 11th December, Rookwood School hosted Elfridges—an enchanting shopping experience tailored…

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