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 calibre.


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.


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SA's Pioneers of Cognitive Education

Since 2009, Thinking Skill have been an integral part of the curriculum, preparing pupils for the challenges of higher education and life itself. We strive to prepare our girls to lead ‘life of significance’ in a world of exponential change. Roedean is the only school in SA to be accredited as a Thinking School from Grades 0-12.