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Head’s Welcome

Welcome to The Rowans School website. We pride ourselves on providing a nurturing start to school life, especially during those early years when key social skills and attitudes are acquired and developed for life. The principal aim of the School is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum in which all the children can develop …

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Aims and Ethos

The School seeks to provide a broad and balanced curriculum in which all children can develop a love of learning and reach a high academic standard according to their ability. Our priority is the well-being and happiness of each child. Your child’s sense of security, belonging and being valued is paramount to their success. Our …

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Safeguarding

The Governors and the Head fully recognise the School’s responsibilities for safeguarding and child protection, in particular the role we can fulfil as part of a wider system of safeguarding, with a child’s welfare and best interests as our paramount concern. We strongly believe that The Rowans should provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating …

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History

The School opens in 1936 led by resident Marjorie Hampton and brothers. By 1939, “Miss Hampton’s” is a well-established school, educating local children up to the age of 10, including some boarders. In 1976, Miss Hampton decides to close the school. Six parent families come to the rescue in a parent buy-out. In 1977, Mrs …

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Facilities

The Rowans School is situated in a large house set in its own grounds and gardens on the edge of Wimbledon Common. Classrooms are modern and bright, and each teacher is able to take advantage of using interactive whiteboards to enhance the learning environment. The beautiful grounds are a central part of each child’s time …

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Links with Shrewsbury House School Trust

Shrewsbury House School Trust is a charitable Trust and operates three independent fee-paying day schools that seek to provide the best possible educational experiences for children. The three schools are: The Rowans, a co-educational school for children aged between 3 and 7; Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory School, a co-educational school for children aged between 3 and …

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Governors

Please find below a list of our current governors, the date of their appointment and their background. Please note the details provided on how to address correspondence to Mr D Johns, Chair of Governors. If you wish to correspond with Mr Johns, Chairman of Governors, please address your communication to him c/o The Rowans School, …

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Policies and Documentation

Other policies can be obtained from the School Office by emailing office@rowans.org.uk. These policies include: The School’s Educational and Welfare Provision for pupils with EHC plans. The School’s Educational Provision for pupils for whom English is an additional language. If you wish to correspond with Mr Johns, Chairman of Governors, please address your communication to …

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ISI Report

We are pleased to announce that, following an inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in November 2017, The Rowans School has met all standards with no recommendations or action points given. The Rowans School was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in October 2013 and was given a rating of “Excellent” in every area. …

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Friends of The Rowans School

The role of the Friends is to organise social and fundraising events and activities to bring together parents, staff and sponsors and offer enjoyable, community experiences for the children and families at The Rowans. With their fundraising they aim to support the School’s annual chosen charities as well as to enrich the children’s education by …

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Careers

The Rowans is committed to providing the very highest standard of teaching and pastoral care possible. Our staff are dedicated and incredibly generous with time, going to great lengths to ensure that each child settles in quickly, is well looked after and happy at school. We recognise that our teachers are our greatest asset, and …