Beech House School

Senior & Upper Preparatory Departments

184 Manchester Road, Rochdale, OL11 4JQ

Telephone : 01706 646309  option 2

Lower Preparatory Departments

Broadfield Stile, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UT

Telephone : 01706 646309  option 1

Principal: Mr K Sartain, BSc (Hons), PGCE, Dip.Spo.Psy, C.Biol, FSBiol


Most Outstanding Independent School 2021 & 2023:

 Greater Manchester

 Excellence Award for Holistic Education & Development 2021



Head Girl, Sahar Ali, next to Headteachers, Mrs Collier and Mrs Street proudly display the  Independent School of the Year trophy


Gold 2014, 2017, 2023  & 2024

Silver 2015, 2016, 2018 &2019

Bronze 2022

Business and Education Awards

School Arts Award Runner Up 2018

School Sports Award Runner Up 2016 & 2017

Outstanding Progress Runner Up 2014

Leaders in Private Primary & Secondary Education in the North West of England 2019

Parliamentary Review   Outstanding School 2012 & 2019

ISA School of the Year 2014

Top 50 Best Performing School Nationally in 2011 & 2018



About Beech House School

The school is an independent co-educational day school for boys and girls aged 2 to 16 years.  Beech House School has been based at the Manchester Road site since 1850. It comprises a Lower Preparatory Department for children aged 2 to 7 now based at the Broadfield Road site. The Upper Preparatory Department for children aged 8 to 11 years and a Senior Department for those aged 11 to 16 years are still based at the Manchester Road site..


Beech House is situated approximately a kilometre from both Rochdale town centre and the railway station. A few metres from the school is a bus stop, providing regular services to Manchester, Bury, Heywood, Middleton, Bamford and Rochdale town centres. Close at hand is the link road to the M62 and M60, which provides access to the Rossendale Valley, Oldham and Manchester.