Welcome to our Rosedale House virtual open day experience where we will highlight the exceptional teaching and learning environment we provide for the educational development of our pupils. Our school is a friendly, busy place where we build on discovery and individual potential, where horizons expand rapidly involving science, languages, sports, music, drama and fundraising, and where positive learning habits and thinking skills are part of every lesson.
Find out how we offer a breadth of experience in a stimulating environment where every pupil is known and celebrated. Find out how our pupils enjoy limitless ways to discover their own strengths while gaining life-long skills, as well as the confidence to take their next steps as they progress in education.
Extracurricular and Enrichment
Meet Mrs Louise Graham, Head of Dame Bradbury’s School in the Stephen Perse Foundation who talks about enriched learning and extracurricular activities available at Stephen Perse schools.
Hear about Digital Learning from Head of Rosedale House Mr David Hewlett and how the Foundation approach runs across all schools in the Stephen Perse Foundation, preparing pupils for the digital demands of a highly-connected world.
Pastoral care, mental health and wellbeing
Meet Deputy Head of Dame Bradbury’s Mrs Claire Matthews and Deputy Head of Rosedale House Mrs Jasvir Hegarty and learn about the Stephen Perse Foundation pastoral care and approach to promotion of pupil’s wellbeing.
Mrs Alice Heywood, Head of Curriculum at the Stephen Perse Foundation for Years 1-6, talks about the Learning Wheel and how it covers the curriculum and ethos for all learners in the Foundation.
Introducing new Principal Richard Girvan
Hear from Richard how the Foundation’s broad reaching curriculum develops students as learners and as characters and how our commitment to pastoral care and wellbeing is as important as academic results.
Welcome from our Head of Rosedale House David Hewlett
We encourage children to be active learners – to ask questions, to make mistakes and to explore their interests and talents. By combining academic rigour with creative, flexible teaching we see our pupils grow as independent learners.
Hear what our pupils have to say
Hear from our current pupils who explain why they love studying at Rosedale House.
Our Rosedale House pupils give you a guided tour of their school
Welcome from our Inclusion Specialist Ms Gustafsson
Inclusion is complex and multifaceted. Here at the Stephen Perse Foundation, we are committed to inclusion in school, as just one aspect of inclusion in society.
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Latham Road sports ground
Latham Road Astroturf
Latham Road tennis courts
Here is a selection of podcasts with our Rosedale House pupils on a variety of topics from meeting the Head to how to remove barriers to learning.
Ep. 6 - Introducing our new Head of Rosedale House
Join former principal Tricia Kelleher as she has a chat with our new Head of Rosedale House, David Hewlett.
Ep.13 - A journey to teaching
Join former prinicpal Tricia Kelleher as she talks to our Year 5 teacher Mrs Parker, about growing up with a father in the military, and being one of the first person to eat McDonald's in Moscow.
Ep. 33 - Removing barriers to learning
Join former principal Tricia Kelleher as she talks to Sara Gustafsson, our Inclusion Specialist at the Stephen Perse Foundation, about how to creatively remove barriers to learning for everyone.
We do not over assess. Ensuring that formal assessments take place only where most relevant, providing data that informs on our planning and pupils progress. Pupils are assessed on entry to the school to ensure they are able to meet the needs of our curriculum. Yearly, all pupils take part in a maths and English assessments that allows us to track progress year on year. Year 4 -6 will carry out a CAT 4 assessment that focuses on cognitive ability.
Throughout our curriculum teachers will carry our less formal check up types tests to help inform planning and that the needs of the pupils are met.
On entry to the school the pupils will be asked to complete a maths and English assessment.
When we are up and running with our regular clubs provisions most children will have an option each evening for joining an extracurricular club. These reference our curriculum and include sports clubs, music clubs, art clubs as well as the more unusual nature clubs, coding clubs and perhaps a lego club. We regularly survey our pupils to ask what they would like the opportunity to do.
The majority of clubs are run by our teachers and are delivered free of charge, however there are a few clubs that are run by external companies and carry a cost.
Key dates and application process
Please click here for detailed information on the assessment process and the key dates and application deadlines.