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Roedean School (SA)

Because every child deserves the right to leave her own unique mark on the world.

Welcome to Roedean School (SA)

Roedean School (SA) is a prominent independent all-girls’ boarding and day school with a proud heritage and an exceptional reputation as a centre of all-round educational excellence. The founding values of Truth, Honour, Freedom, and Courtesy are embedded as the cornerstones that inform all our activities in a modern and progressive teaching and learning environment.

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Inspiring a Life of Significance

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

We are proud of the many facets of our school that set us apart. Our core values, heritage and academic excellence are entrenched in our ethos, creating an exceptional and nurturing environment for learning and the development of our students.

A complete educational

Junior School

The Roedean School journey begins in Grade 0 in the nurturing environment of St Margaret’s, home to the Foundation Phase (Grade 0 to Form 1 [Grade 3]). With a strong pastoral care system in place in this phase, our pupils enjoy a holistic education within a safe, happy and stimulating learning environment.

The girls then move to the Upper Junior School, which encompasses Form II to Upper IV (Grades 4-7). Here the emphasis is on developing each girl’s unique strengths and instilling in them a love of learning. Our pupils are given an outstanding education in a compassionate and caring environment that encourages curiosity, tenacity, problem solving, and commitment to social justice.

Senior School

The five-year Senior School journey commences in Lower V (Grade 8) and culminates in Matric (Grade 12) where the girls write their Matric Certificate through the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) to complete their educational journey. Our results are always superb, opening doors to both national and international tertiary opportunities.

Our dynamic and rich school curriculum enables our girls to thrive in a happy, caring and stimulating environment. A superb academic programme offers pupils a wide variety of subjects with a special focus on the acquisition of 21st Century skills, while the extensive variety of co-curricular activities on offer helps develop leadership and other critical skills.

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School Tours

We offer tours of both the Junior and Senior Schools to prospective families. Your whole family is welcome to join us on these tours before you submit an application form.
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The main entry points to Roedean are Grade 0 and Lower V (Grade 8) and girls are usually placed on a waiting list before we proceed with the application process. Special consideration is given to siblings and daughters of Roedean past pupils (SAORA).
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A limited number of Senior School scholarships are available to girls entering Lower V (Grade 8) who exhibit significant talent and ability in academics, sport, or culture and who meet the relevant award criteria.
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Applications, tours and

Interested in joining our Roedean community? You are invited to book a tour to explore our beautiful campus and learn more about our history and traditions, as well as our innovative and progressive holistic offering. Our friendly staff will explain the admissions process to you and can provide further information about the scholarships on offer for our Senior School. 

Contact us today to start your daughter’s journey at Roedean.


Funding the Future​

For over 120 years, Roedean has been laying the foundations for all of our pupils to go on to live lives of significance.

Our goal has always been to provide these remarkable young women with the best possible opportunities to realise their full potential by investing in them and in the school itself so that each generation gets to experience the best that Roedean can offer. Over the years we have received the help and support of many generous donors who have assisted the school to grow and flourish. 

To find out how your family or organisation can make a significant impact on the lives of many, click on the link below.

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what we’ve been up to.

Our campus is always abuzz with activity, from Grade 0 through to the Senior School, as our girls take advantage of the wide variety of activities, opportunities, and events on offer. Find out more about their achievements, goals and accomplishments by clicking on the links below.

Dale Quaker

Dale Quaker is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Cupric Africa, a private equity owned mining company which through its Botswana sister company Khoemacau Copper recently completed the building of its copper silver project.

He was previously the CFO of the Khoemacau Group leading the finance function as the Group transitioned from an exploration company, through the fundraising of a $650m debt, streaming and equity funding package through to completion of construction..

Prior to joining Cupric, he was an independent consultant to the mining and construction industries. In his last corporate role, he headed up the marketing and logistics function for Xstrata Coal South Africa, after having fulfilled a senior finance role in the company previously..

Dale held roles at BHPBillition subsidiary, Samancor Chrome, both at the operations and corporate office in Johannesburg. Dale is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant and has three daughters at Roedean.