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Orwell Park Pupils visit Mayo College in India

Wednesday, 21st February 2018

A group of Orwell Park Year 7 pupils and accompanying staff are today making their way back from a visit to Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.  Mayo College has been called the Eton of the East since it was founded in 1870 by Lord Lytton.  Mayo College is one of the oldest public schools in India and Read more...

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Friday, 9th February 2018

Over 80 pupils starred in a fantastic production of Oliver! this week.  There were so many outstanding performances and congratulations must go to the cast, crew and of course the director!


Kimmy’S Zoo visit the Pre-Prep

Thursday, 1st February 2018

EYFS loved having Kimmy's Petting Zoo in today! Hands-on learning at Orwell Park Pre-Prep. Come and see Pre-Prep on our Open mornings, 3rd and 21 February!

Colts A qualify for regional finals!

Monday, 29th January 2018

Well done to the Colts A, who finished runners-up at yesterday's In2Hockey Suffolk Championships and qualify for the regional finals at Gresham's on 28th February.


Ruth Barnett, Holocaust survivor

Thursday, 11th January 2018

It was a privilege to welcome to school, on Tuesday, Ruth Barnett, a Holocaust survivor, to hear her testimony about the horrors of the Second World War and her experiences as an evacuee from Germany on the Kindertransport. Ruth spoke to pupils in Years 7 and 8, parents and staff as part of our Orangery Read more…

A magical end of term

Wednesday, 13th December 2017

Tuesday night saw the whole school piped into dinner for the annual Bust Up, a candlelit dinner and Christmas revue put on by the pupils, which has been part of Orwell Park tradition for many years.  Term ended today with a beautiful carol service in St Mary’s church.    

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Mercy Ships Charity

Tuesday, 21st November 2017

We were delighted to welcome a representative from Mercy Ships to tell us all about this international charity which we are supporting with our fundraising this year. Mercy Ships currently operates the largest non-governmental hospital ship in the world providing humanitarian and medical aid.  As a school we support, from Nursery all the way through Read more…


U13A Girls Hockey finish in the top 8!

Wednesday, 15th November 2017

Congratulations to the girls’ U13A Hockey team who reached the quarterfinals at the National Hockey finals at Repton yesterday, finishing in the top 8 in the country. This was a fantastic result given that they faced very strong opposition all day.  Many congratulations girls!


Remembrance Day

Tuesday, 14th November 2017

As a school we marked Remembrance Day at the HaHa in the grounds, remembering the fallen from both World Wars in a poignant service.  Remembering also the Desert Rats who were stationed at school during WWII before their deployment on D-Day.



Monday, 2nd October 2017

We are proud to be supporting, this year, Tiffers the double-decker bus which has been converted to house up to 14 rough sleepers at a time. At the moment the bus will have up to 6 guests so that volunteers can concentrate on particular problems the guests might have and offer any professional support that’s needed.  Read more…

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