What a wonderful time our pupils and visitors had in the Orwell Park Pre-Prep on Grandparents' afternoon. Singing, poems and painting (not to mention the cream teas!) were enjoyed by everyone.
Many congratulations to Thomas Liddy who has been awarded an Academic Scholarship to Oundle. This brings the total number of scholarships awarded this year to 31! Well done to all our pupils.
Congratulations to Freddy and Rory who have been selected for the Northampton Saints Developing Player Pathway for the 2018/19 season.
Many congratulations to the Orwell Park sailors who finished in the top third in the IAPS sailing competition held this week in Weymouth.
Pre-Prep had their own 'Royal Wedding' in the Church today! 'Harry' and 'Meghan' were attended by bridesmaids and 'Camilla' and 'Charles' did readings. We all dressed up too. A tea party followed, what a wonderful occasion. We don't do things by halves at Orwell Park!
It was a privilege and an honour to welcome to Orwell Park School on Thursday 17 May, Brigadier James Woodham CBE MC (late Royal Anglian regiment), members of the Desert Rats Association and of the 22nd Armoured Brigade of the 7th Armoured Division (Desert Rats) who were stationed at the school during the second world Read more...
On what was, arguably, the hottest weekend this year so far, a group of Year 7 pupils took part in an expedition to the Brecon Beacons. Among the activities they tackled were team building, building a bivouac (and sleeping under it), lighting a fire (without matches!) and making their own meals. We are absolutely delighted Read more...
Many congratulations to Lily Hill who is now Junior Novice Champion after the recent BRC Intermediate Dressage Championships which was held at Bury Farm Equestrian Village. Lily had the highest score of all the U18 competitors at the championships!
There were outstanding performances on Friday evening at the annual Battle of the Bands! Pupils from Years 3 to 8 performed a wide range of hits to the enthusiastic audience of parents, pupils and staff. It was a fantastic evening, well-done everyone!
We are delighted that our leaving group of Year 8 pupils achieved a record 30 scholarships between them this year. Awards were made across the board to a variety of schools both local and national, boarding and day. We congratulate all our pupils on their fantastic achievements. . . NameAwardSchoolUzma AlamAll-rounder ScholarshipOakhamArthur Davie-ThornhillDrama ExhibitionRadleyAmber Fell-ClarkAcademic ScholarshipWoodbridgeArt Read more...