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A view from the clock tower: Orwell Park at dawn on 4 December 2019

Monday, 16th December 2019

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Year 5 September 2020 Scholarship

Monday, 16th December 2019

The Year 5 2020 Scholarship entrance test will take place on Saturday 11th January.  For more information, please contact our Registrar, Bernadette Ross-Smith on 01473 653224.

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Scholarship News!

Tuesday, 10th December 2019

Many congratulations to Laila Hollis on being awarded a sports scholarship to Oundle.


Poetry Declamation 2019

Monday, 9th December 2019

The annual Poetry Declamation Competition was held in the Orangery on Monday, 2nd December; once again, it was a triumph.  The standard of the finalists was as high as ever and, for this first time, Shakespeare made an appearance, in a monologue by Archie Besley along with a fine Scottish accent, delivered by DJ Messenger, and even a self-penned War Read more...


Christmas Fayre raises £1,800 for charity

Thursday, 5th December 2019

Thank you so much to everyone who supported the Orwell Park Christmas Fayre on Saturday, a staggering £1,800 was raised on the day.  The stalls, organised and run by the pupils, were outstanding and included Guess the Weight of the Tortoise, the Human Pinball Machine, handmade tree decorations and of course, Staff in the Stocks!  The Read more...


Autumn Concert 2019

Thursday, 5th December 2019

The Autumn Concert was an absolute triumph.  The standard of music was extremely high from the many talented pupils who performed.  One of outstanding moments of the evening was the performance by the combined choirs, Probationary, Chapel and Choral Society of Karl Jenkins' Stabat Mater.  It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening of music with readings Read more...


Nicholas McCarthy world famous pianist

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

We were thrilled to be joined by Nicholas McCarthy, pianist and motivational speaker, at our Orangery Lecture last week. Nicholas was born without his right hand but, through determination and hard work, graduated as the first left- hand-only pianist, from the Royal College of Music. Nicholas spoke powerfully about his battle to get into the Read more...


ICENI charity visit

Wednesday, 27th November 2019

On Monday morning we were joined by Brian Tobin and Pauline Martin from the local charity we are supporting this year, ICENI. Brian spoke to the children about the wonderful work the charity does to improve the lives of local families and children. Brian was introduced by Judy Dow from the Suffolk Community Foundation, who Read more...

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Scholarship News

Tuesday, 26th November 2019

Many congratulations to Henry Scott who has been awarded a sports scholarship to Sedbergh.  

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Ipswich Purdis Heath Junior Squad

Monday, 25th November 2019

Congratulations to Harry M from Orwell Park and the Ipswich Purdis Heath Junior Squad winners of the Ipswich Suffolk tournament and winners of East of England Golf Sixes Tournament 2019.

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