Welcome to Rosherville

Headteacher Welcome

Rosherville Primary Academy is a smaller-than-average Church of England Primary School with delightful children and supportive parents.

Our Christian values underpin all that we live and learn in our school. We aim for all of our children to be independent, responsible citizens with a life of learning. 

Justine Roddan, Head of School

About Mrs Roddan

Justine has been in education for the past 30 years. Beginning her career in the London Borough of Southwark and then later in schools across both Medway and North Kent. Driven by improving life chances for local children she leads both the Trust English and Pupil Premium Best Practice Groups.

She has a B.Ed Hons degree, as well as the CofEPQH leadership qualification. She is passionate about developing the teachers and leaders of the future and facilitates the NPQ on behalf of the Trust and the Best Practice Network.

She has led Rosherville Church of England Academy since 2017, which has recently been graded Good for Overall Effectiveness by OFSTED for the first time.

Justine Roddan headteacher of rosherville church of england primary academy

About Rosherville Primary Academy

Rosherville Church of England Primary Academy is a small, welcoming school situated in Northfleet on the edge of the Gravesend town centre. In 2024, Rosherville will be relocating to Cable Wharf, for more information please visit here.

Our staff are a dedicated and hardworking team who contribute fully to living our ethos of Flourishing through fellowship to Aspire, Believe and Achieve. Everyone in school works together to provide valuable and memorable learning experiences for our children. and to ensure that each child is given the best possible chance to flourish. We believe that children learn from and with each other and we, therefore, take every opportunity to encourage children to collaborate in their learning.

We are a part of Aletheia Academies Trust and we benefit from shared professional development opportunities and sharing of good practices amongst our schools. We are a small school but are well-resourced and make the best use of our space. Our creative curriculum offers lots of opportunities for active, hands-on learning and our children enjoy coming to school. Pupils come from a wide range of backgrounds and we have many EAL learners. We have a breakfast club and a range of after-school opportunities.

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