Sandroyd School

Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Location: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 4 - 13 years

About Sandroyd School

Sandroyd School is a co-educational preparatory school for both day and boarding pupils aged 2-13. It is located in 60 acres of fields, woods and parkland near the village of Tollard Royal in Wiltshire. The pupil roll is around 230.

The Walled Garden, purpose-built in 2004, is home to the school’s pre-preparatory department for boys and girls aged 2-7.

Sandroyd School takes its name from Sandroyd House, the home of the Reverend L H Wellesley Wesle, in Cobham, Surrey. In 1888, he created a small coaching establishment for the sons of his friends who were due to go to Eton. Over the years, the school grew rapidly, changing its premises to its current location Rushmore House. The school is a charitable trust and is administered by its board of governors.


Alastair Speers

Values and vision

Sandroyd School’s vision is to provide an exceptional education that allows each individual pupil to fulfil all aspects of their potential: academic, artistic, sporting, cultural and social. The school’s motto is: “to strive to shine”.   Children at the school at encouraged to communicate well and to listen and respond to the needs of others; to learn independently; to be good team members; to have confidence and resilience, and to persevere when the going gets tough.


“The pupils’ personal development is of the highest order. Their spiritual, moral, social and culturak development is excellent and they have highly refined inter-personal skills that prepare them effectively to meet the challenges of life after Sandroyd. They are outstanding citizens in every respect.”

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Address: Rushmore, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5QD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1725 516264