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Steinway Saved!

Tuesday, 3rd November 2020

We are delighted that our Save Our Steinway campaign has now been fully funded, thanks in part to a generous donation from JM Finn. JM Finn is a leading wealth management firm with an office in Bury St Edmunds and across the UK, where success is built upon relationships, trust and word of mouth. They Read more...

Ancient Oaks in the Park

Monday, 2nd November 2020

We were very pleased over half term to host visitors from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew led by Alijos Farjon, Honorary Research Associate at the Royal Botanic Gardens. The purpose of the visit was to record the ancient oaks in Orwell Park. It was found that Orwell Park has 13 recorded oaks over 6 Read more...

100 Years War Orangery Lecture

Wednesday, 14th October 2020

A huge thank you to Marcus Rackowe, Head of History and Head of Outreach at Culford School, for his lecture on the 100 Years War. Absolutely fascinating detail about the French and English fighting methods and the battle of Agincourt. The introduction to some authentic reproduction weaponry and armour worn at the time was just Read more...

Open Week

Tuesday, 13th October 2020

Boarding numbers continue to grow!

Thursday, 24th September 2020

We were delighted to welcome back to school, and to quarantine, two weeks before the beginning of term, our 7 international pupils who thoroughly enjoyed their time before the rest of our pupils returned! Our boarding numbers are growing and with nearly 100 boarders there are plenty of opportunities for a range of evening activities Read more...

Autumn 2020 Open Week

Wednesday, 16th September 2020

We're looking forward to welcoming families to the school during the week of 10th to the 16th October (inclusive). Visitors will have individual appointments with the Headmaster and tours with the Registrar tailored to their requests. Please do telephone Bernadette on 01473 653224 to make and appointment.

Orangery Lectures in real time!

Wednesday, 16th September 2020

Our first Orangery Lecture of the term was with Dr Phil Roberts who spoke about Cardinal Wolsey and his connection with Ipswich. His talk was thoroughly enjoyed by years 7 and 8 who were able to hear it in real time - whilst socially distanced - at school, using the Orangery and Alston room! We Read more...

Orwell Park School Huddl Parent Talk

Tuesday, 15th September 2020

Helping Children (and their Parents) Thrive in the New Normal Saturday 19th September 10.00- 11.30 (Webinar) We are very much looking forward to welcoming Alicia Drummond to school on Saturday 19th September to speak to Orwell Park parents. This is a stressful time for many families. Alicia Drummond will explore techniques to manage anxiety and Read more...

Design chosen by pupil for Christmas Card Campaign

Tuesday, 15th September 2020

Congratulations to Rahul Bhoola whose Christmas card design has been chosen for the Dandy poster advertising their Christmas campaign for schools! This is the second year a card from Orwell Park has been chosen. #orwellparkschool

Good Schools Guide 2020

Saturday, 12th September 2020

Read the 2020 Good Schools Guide review HERE