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Fee Fi Fo Fum!

Friday, 27th March 2020

As a precaution, we took the decision not to invite parents to the Pre-Prep play at the end of term but instead for the pupils to perform in front of Middle School pupils, and for the performance to be filmed and shared with parents via our remote learning platform, Firefly. Here follows a wonderful snippet Read more...

Remote Learning

Tuesday, 24th March 2020

Well done to all our pupils and staff in the Prep and Pre-Prep with all the remote learning over the last couple of days. Thrilled to see what is happening at home! Measuring of bugs for maths! Fairy gardens. Being creative in the sunshine. Great stuff. We can do this! 

End of Term

Monday, 23rd March 2020

The end of term saw a game of Boggit in the Senior School (with an impromptu farewell to Mr Matthews), creative crafts with Mothers Day Card making in the Middle School and an Easter Egg hunt in the Pre-Prep!

UK Maths Challenge Bronze Award!

Friday, 20th March 2020

Many congratulations to Layla Campbell-Scott who has been presented with a Bronze Award award by The Mathematical Association in this year’s Primary Mathematics Challenge (PMC). The prestigious honour demonstrates her achievement as one of the best young mathematicians in the UK and highlights her ability to tackle some very challenging mathematical problems. Of the 66,500 Read more…

Reading Competition

Wednesday, 18th March 2020

Thank you so much to all the participants in the Prep School reading competition on Monday.  The standard of entry was extremely high and it was thoroughly enjoyable to listen to all the pupils read their selected pieces.  We were thrilled that David Wake-Walker (Old Orwellian) was able to join us as adjudicator of the Read more...

Fee Fi Fo Fum!

Tuesday, 17th March 2020

The most wonderful production of Fee Fi Fo Fum in the Pre-Prep this afternoon! Everyone had a part to play, from Nursery pupils as daisies to the piglets and sheep in Reception . The singing was amazing and everyone remembered their lines! We all laughed in the right places and cheered when Jack, the chicken Read more...

St Mary Abchurch Recital

Friday, 13th March 2020

We were pleased to return to St Mary Abchurch in the City of London, with soloists and ensembles, to give a concert to parents, former pupils and guests on Tuesday. The beautiful church was at its most atmospheric, by candlelight, and the acoustics, as always, were glorious. With pieces by Puccini, Rutter, Sonheim and Strauss, Read more...

Born Survivors: Eva Clarke, holocaust survivor

Wednesday, 4th March 2020

We were so pleased to welcome back to Orwell Park, Eva Clarke (holocaust survivor) and Wendy Holden (author), on Tuesday, to hear an Orangery lecture based on Born Survivors, the book Wendy has written about three babies born in Auschwitz, one of whom was Eva.  In a packed Orangery (in which you could hear a pin Read more...

Scholarship News

Wednesday, 4th March 2020

Many congratulations to Fiona McCall who has been awarded a music scholarship to The Leys.

National Youth Music Theatre 2020

Wednesday, 4th March 2020

We are delighted to report that Caspar Lloyd has been successful in his recent audition with the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) and has been cast in the role of Milo in Imaginary by Timothy Knapman and Stuart Matthew Price.  The production will be directed by Richard Fitch and will be presented at Leicester Curve Read more…