It was marvellous to see so many Old Orwellians at the OO reception in the Attlee room in the House of Lords on Thursday to mark the School's 150th anniversary. It was a super evening. With some guests not having seen each other for over 50 years, there were lots of reminiscences! Members of Schola Read more...
The School's 150th Anniversary celebrations began with a lunchtime recital in the City of London at St Mary, Abchurch. The pupils sang and performed beautifully to an audience of both parents and Old Orwellians.
We were treated, last night, to a wonderful musical recital by pupils in Years 3 and 4. There was an amazing array of instrument being played, from harp to saxophone and drum to cello and beautiful singing too! The standard was extremely high and all the pupils are to be commended. Well done everyone!
Undeterred, pupils made it into school this morning despite the snow and attended Chapel dressed as characters from their favourite books.
A wonderful snow day today at Orwell Park saw tobogganing in the Pre-Prep and fun in the snow in the Prep School. Absolutely perfect!
A group of Orwell Park Year 7 pupils and accompanying staff are today making their way back from a visit to Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Mayo College has been called the Eton of the East since it was founded in 1870 by Lord Lytton. Mayo College is one of the oldest public schools in India and Read more...
Over 80 pupils starred in a fantastic production of Oliver! this week. There were so many outstanding performances and congratulations must go to the cast, crew and of course the director!
EYFS loved having Kimmy's Petting Zoo in today! Hands-on learning at Orwell Park Pre-Prep. Come and see Pre-Prep on our Open mornings, 3rd and 21 February!
Well done to the Colts A, who finished runners-up at yesterday's In2Hockey Suffolk Championships and qualify for the regional finals at Gresham's on 28th February.
It was a privilege to welcome to school, on Tuesday, Ruth Barnett, a Holocaust survivor, to hear her testimony about the horrors of the Second World War and her experiences as an evacuee from Germany on the Kindertransport. Ruth spoke to pupils in Years 7 and 8, parents and staff as part of our Orangery Read more…