Inspiring a Life of Significance

“Every child deserves the right to leave her own unique mark on the world”


Guiding Principles


  • Truth
  • Honour
  • Freedom
  • Courtesy

Academic Excellence

  • Achieve the highest academic standards.
  • Develop and sustain an excellent work ethic.

Monastic School

  • Provide the optimum, all-girl environment in which the potential to become a successful, independent young woman is nurtured.

Christian School

  • A school which is based on Christian principles and beliefs and which observes the Anglican faith.

Progressive Curriculum

  • Develop an individual independence of thought that enables pupils to make sound judgements and face challenges.
  • Develop an ethos of community-service and partnership integrated into the curriculum.
  • Counsel, guide, and nurture each girl, caring for her emotional well-being.
  • Provide abundant opportunities to express creative talent across the curriculum, including art, drama, and music.

Successfully South African

  • Develop pupils to become leading women in touch with the broader issues and community in both a South African and global context.
  • Sustain our diverse and integrated cultural community.
  • Link the traditions of Roedean’s past with the challenges of the future.


  • Develop and sustain a complement of remarkable teachers.
  • Strive to create opportunities for the development of leadership, fostering a climate of empowerment and participation.


  • Provide opportunities for full participation for all.
  • Equip pupils with the skills to enhance their achievements.
  • Ensure that the quality of coaching and facilities is of the highest caliber.


  • Treasure the heritage of the school buildings, set in serene grounds and beautiful gardens.
  • Continue to build world-class facilities linked to the progressive curriculum.

School Community

  • To foster a sense of community spirit, interdependence, and respect that serves as a model for and has impact upon the wider community.