Welcome

“Community – minded and values driven with a considerably rich cultural offer.”

At Rookery we never forget that as parents desire the very best for their children. They want them to become inquisitive and engaged learners who are not afraid to take risks and achieve good educational outcomes. However, we know that of utmost importance to each parent is their child’s happiness and well-being. Rookery is dedicated to ensuring children flourish in a learning environment dedicated to identifying each child’s unique gifts and talents, so enabling them to fulfil their potential in the world of the future.

Welcome to Rookery School where, over a long period, we have developed a very special way of looking after our children and collaborating with parents in sharing unique learning experiences. If you spend a little time exploring our website further, you will discover interesting and exciting examples of deep learning focused on developing the whole child.

Our team is experienced and committed. We proud of our pastoral system which ensures inclusion and participation. Governors, staff, volunteers and parents expect that anyone who comes to Rookery will give and receive any support required, co-operate and collaborate so that children thrive.

Rookery’s curriculum is the result of fifteen years careful planning, experimentation and evaluation. Staff enjoy building learning experiences which involve subject specialists, residential experiences, regular and varied educational visits, citizenship and personal development opportunities. Staff having storytelling, and mantle of the expert (learning through theatre techniques) training. The school has a long association with regional and local arts organisations. Teachers have engaged in many research projects and as a result of research into creativity we are skilled in expressing and communicating learning in one subject through another. We are working on further enhancing this approach using Science Engineering Enterprise Technology and Maths. A feature of the high standard of teaching at Rookery is the blending of challenge, support, encouragement and feedback to ensure that all students fulfil their potential.

At Rookery we never forget that as parents desire the very best for their children. They want them to become inquisitive and engaged learners who are not afraid to take risks and achieve good educational outcomes. However, we know that of utmost importance to each parent is their child’s happiness and well-being. Rookery is dedicated to ensuring children flourish in a learning environment dedicated to identifying each child’s unique gifts and talents, so enabling them to fulfil their potential in the world of the future.