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September 2020 return to school!

Thursday, 3rd September 2020

We're so looking forward to welcoming all our pupils back on Tuesday next week. Boarders return at 7.00pm on Monday and day pupils and the Pre-Prep return the next day. We've been planning for the return to School throughout the summer and have hosted a group of overseas boarders for quarantine in the last two Read more...

2020 Scholarships

Tuesday, 4th August 2020

We are delighted that the following awards were made in 2020 to our leaving Year 8 pupils: . . NameAwardSchoolArchie ApplebySportIpswichGeneralOundleIbrahim AlviQueen'sIpswichLuke BannisterMusic (Choral Award)ReptonHelen CheshireMusicWellingtonKit Fell-ClarkQueen's with MusicIpswichTatiana GableAcademicBenendenArtBenendenCharlotte GauntSportGresham'sJack HargreavesAll-RounderRHSLaila HollisSportOundleQueen's with Sport and MusicIpswichCaspar LloydDramaThe LeysMusicThe LeysNiamh MaloneyMusicRHSFiona McCallMusicThe LeysMalachi OsinloyeDrama ExhibitionRadleyVerity PaulGeneralOundleAimee ReedAcademicBenendenDramaBenendenHenry ScottSportSedberghLottie WebbGeneralOundle

New view!

Tuesday, 28th July 2020

This wonderful photo shows a rarely seen view of Orwell Park taken from above the estuary.  Absolutely fantastic! The grounds are enjoyed to the full by both pupils, staff, parents and visitors. Not only for sport, but also the OPS Challenge, activities and of course, our Forest School. It is hard to think of a Read more...

Outstanding lockdown recording by leaving pupil Fiona

Friday, 10th July 2020

What a voice! Fiona, Year 8, put together this video during lockdown. It was played at our Leavers Service at the end of term which was also live streamed to parents, pupils and governors who were unable to attend.  Year 8 were able to attend and were suitably socially distanced.  This is wonderful Fiona, thank Read more...

Farewell to Orwell

Tuesday, 7th July 2020

Thank you to Caspar who wrote this beautiful song as his Year 8 Leaver's Project. #orwellparkschool #orwellparkonline Caspar Lloyd Leaver's Project

Speech Day 2020

Friday, 3rd July 2020

Farewell to the class of 2020! At our socially distanced Speech Day, which we were able to live-stream to parents and pupils unable to attend, we said goodbye to our Year 8 leavers, celebrating their achievements and their time at school. A BBQ, then staff lined the path to clap Year 8 out as tradition Read more...

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…