Firmly rooted in our local community and with 140 years of experience in Catholic education, La Retraite is underpinned by its long history of academic excellence and strong values.
As an Ofsted Outstanding school, high expectations permeate all that we do, and our track record of successful outcomes including impressive results, notable destinations and enabling our students onto incredible pathways post-education is a testament to this. Our students are encouraged to be aspirational and bold, empowered by their teachers to excel and flourish in all that they do.
Dominic Malins Headteacher
The La Retraite LegacyRead More
Bursting to the seams with accomplished, creative, driven and compassionate La Retraite graduates, our Legacy celebrates those who have made their mark on our long history of success, of which we pride ourselves on.
Fiona La Retraite 6 President, Harvard and Oxford University alumni and Senior Associate at PwC.
Harry Joining the school for Sixth Form, Harry is currently reading Law at York University, and is a published journalist.
Elizabeth Currently studying Medicine at Imperial University, Elizabeth graduated from the La Retraite 6 in 2021.
The La Retraite TraitsRead More
Formidable Talent - Determined Minds - Courageous Spirit
These are the qualities our students develop which broadens their minds, creates opportunities, opens doors and encourages them to excel. Every student is empowered to be aspirational and bold; to be powerful and successful; to achieve these traits: The Traits of a La Retraite Student.
Rooshan was awarded the Lambeth Achievement Award for obtaining top grades in her GCSE's, before achieving a First-Class Honours degree and embarking on a career in the legal profession, as a qualified Barrister.
Zeinab's ambition, inquisitiveness and independent mind has led her to much success at La Retraite. Recently elected as Year 9 Student Leader, Zeinab is a confident and motivated student, determined to learn and make a difference within her school and wider community.
Treasure's creative mind and forward thinking has enabled two successful Anti-Bullying week campaigns and through her planning, ideas and kindness, our Ambassadors are able to reach more students than ever before.