Mission, Ethos & Values

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École des Roches is one of Europe’s best private co-educational day and boarding schools.

Alumni include global names such as the families of Colette, Fuentes, Cousteau, Hermes, Dassin, Escudero, Borotra and Pironi.

We promote a love of learning, intellectual curiosity, critical thinking and harmonious relationships as we prepare École des Roches students for society’s leading roles.

The school was founded in 1899 by the sociologist Edmond Demolins.

We remain at the forefront of educational thinking. We focus on universal and humanist values.

The school is on a beautiful site in Verneuil-sur-Avre in the Normandy countryside in France.

Academics and holistic learning

École des Roches is a renowned destination school. Students regularly go on to study at elite universities.

Learning at École des Roches means immersion into French life and culture.

Each child is encouraged to find their own path. They learn sharing, sincerity and kindness.

École des Roches alumni excel in political, economic and cultural professions around the world.

Tailored support

Our experienced teachers ensure students reach their full potential.

Tailored support, extra-curricular activities, an encouraging family environment and excellent pastoral care ensure that pupils thrive.

École des Roches welcomes students of all nationalities aged six to 18 years.

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“What impressed me the most and what I loved most at École des Roches was the school’s spirit. When one is a student at the school, they are part of a family”

Sophie Alexandra Aiachi (Alumni)