Roedean School

Roedean School is a reputable girls boarding school and is located on the south coast of England, a ten minute drive from picturesque seaside town of Brighton. With consistently good A-Level and GCSE results, excellent sports, the arts and performance arts (theatre is a particular strengh!), this is an all-singing, all-dancing all-rounder girls school par excellence.
Von Bülow Education placed 1 pupils here in 2020.

The Essentials

  • Number of pupils: 620

  • Percentage of boarders: 52%

  • Percentage of international pupils: 40%

  • Av. class size: senior school - 12 / 6th Form - 8

  • Closest international airport: Gatwick Airport, one hour away by car

  • Fees per term for 2019/2020: £13,305


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What we think
Great for ambitious, proactive girls ready to get stuck in.

The Details

The Academics:

A-Levels and GCSEs on offer.

Roedean School is a selective school, so the grades of applying girls need to be good. Roedean School is doing very well academically: in 2019 68% of GCSE grades were A*/A and 55% at A-Levels. That puts Roedean safely into the top 50 schools in the UK.

With regards to languages, French, Spanish, German and Latin are offered.

Boarding:

52% of pupils are boarders.

Thanks to a £9mio redevelopment of its four main boarding houses, Roedean School has some of the most beautiful, stylish accomodation of any boarding school in the UK. The girls share rooms with one or two others.

The week-ends are spent on shopping trips to nearby Brighton, cultural trips to London, a local sports event or simply relaxing with a book at school.

Exeat week-ends exist but are not compulsory.

Strengths:

Roedean School's academic prowess is indubitably one of its stand-out qualities.

Drama is another forte - the 320-capacity theatre sees three major, high-quality drama productions a year, as well as countless house productions. LAMDA drama coaching is on offer.

There is a broad range of sports on offer, with a golf-course, indoor swimming pool, dance studios and brand new sports pitches.

Weaknesses:

With single-sex boarding less popular with British families, the beds are increasingly filled with girls from overseas. 40% of girls are from outside the UK, which dilutes the British character of the school somewhat.


The Location
Roedean School is located close to the beautiful seaside town Brighton.

The Address
Roedean School
Roedean Way
Brighton
BN2 5RJ
England

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