Roedean School

Roedean School

About the school

Roedean School is a mainstream, single-sex, independent, selective, secondary school for girls aged 11-18. It is situated in Brighton and Hove and there are 635 pupils on its roll this year and 660 pupils expected next year.

The school is situated in a beautiful location on the South Downs overlooking the English Channel. It was founded in 1885 and claims to have a “thorough, physical, intellectual and moral” education.

It is a selective school with termly fees but there are scholarships and bursaries available for girls going into years 7, 9 and 12.


Oliver Blond

Values and vision

Roedean School has a holistic vision of education and places high value on all the experiences that happen beyond the classroom in sport, art, drama, music and dance.

There are the ‘Six Pillars’ of Roedean School; to encourage health and active living, a strong academic foundation, appreciation of sport, culture and the arts, to build independence of thought and character, build on skills and confidence and to have moral and personal values.


“The school is highly successful in achieving its aims. All pupils, including those with SEND or EAL and the more able, achieve excellent results in external examinations. Pupils, including those in sixth form, make a high rate of progress in relation to the average for pupils of similar abilities. They have an exemplary attitude towards learning which contributes to their success. Pupils enjoy their lessons, working together well to attain high standards of learning.”

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  • Age Range: 11 to 18 years
  • Gender: Girls
  • Headteacher: Oliver Blond
  • Slogan: Honneur aulx dignes
  • No. on roll: 635
  • Religious Affiliation: Church of England
  • Address: Roedean School, Roedean Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 5RQ - Get Directions
  • Telephone: 01273 667500
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