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Orwell Park drum line plays in lockdown

Sunday, 28th June 2020

Well done to the Orwell Park drum line who managed to synchronise and record Victory Beatings, by Bob Airzee, whilst in lockdown!.  A brilliant performance! #orwellparkschool #orwellparkonline Click below to enjoy Victory Beatings Orwell Park Drum Line June 2020

Year 8 Leaver’s Programme

Wednesday, 24th June 2020

Despite lockdown Mrs Brunt has put together a brilliant Leaver's Programme and of course we are looking forward to seeing our Year 8s on Monday for the last week of term.  So far, they have been faced with a Rube Goldberg Challenge (Rube Goldberg Challenge), Maths Challenge, a talk by Aric Sigman on Managing Screen Read more...

We’re back!

Monday, 22nd June 2020

It was so good to see so many smiling faces this morning! Years 2, 3, 4 and 5 returned today to join the pupils who came back at the beginning of June.  A complicated logistical exercise was put into operation, with great success and all hands to the deck.  Year groups have been split and Read more...

Return to school for the rest of our pupils!

Thursday, 18th June 2020

Following the successful return of our pupils in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 on the 1st June, we are now looking forward to welcoming the rest of our pupils back over the next couple of weeks.  On Monday, Years 2 to 5 will be back until the end of term.  From Wednesday 24th Read more…

In a spectacular setting overlooking the River Orwell…

Sunday, 14th June 2020

In a spectacular setting overlooking the River Orwell, it is difficult to picture more idyllic surroundings to grow and learn ….  (Good Schools Guide 2020).  To read the full guide please click on the link here  

Year 8 make it to the Ardeche!

Friday, 12th June 2020

A huge thank you from the staff at Orwell Park to the pupils in Year 8 who over the past 6 days have run, walked, and swum their way to the campsite in the Ardeche instead of travelling there overland as they would have done for the traditional leaver’s trip. In the process they have Read more…

Ardeche Challenge Day 7

Thursday, 11th June 2020

Another really positive day - we have now completed over 700 miles and are closing in on our campsite. With one last push, we may well make it 24 hours ahead of our target, which would be amazing.  We have raised £585 for our charities so far with lots more still to come. Well done, Read more...

Ardèche Challenge

Saturday, 6th June 2020

Sadly, the traditional Year 8 post CE Ardèche trip is not able to go ahead this year, for obvious reasons. However, we have in its stead the Ardèche Challenge! Pupils will be following the route they would have taken to reach the campsite in the Ardèche. They started at 6pm yesterday evening and are aiming Read more...

Good Schools Guide to Boarding 2020

Saturday, 6th June 2020

We are so thrilled to be included in the Good Schools Guide complete guide to Boarding Schools 2020. We are very proud of the boarding provision at Orwell Park and are looking forward very much to the return of all our boarders! Congratulations to the team! #orwellparkschool

BSA Covid-Safe Charter

Saturday, 6th June 2020

We are very pleased to be adopting the BSA (Boarding Schools Association) Covid-Safe Charter. This is a voluntary code to which schools can adhere, and which aims to give confidence to everyone that the school is following all appropriate measures to ensure that boarding is a safe environment for pupils. #orwellparkschool #BSA