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Kit car donation offers unique opportunity to OPS pupils

Friday, 15th October 2021

A new initiative for the Orwell Park extra-curricular activities programme this year is the opportunity for the children in Years 7&8 to take part in building a road-going kit car.  The kit itself is a local “barn find” of a Robin Hood two-seater sports car which was purchased 20 years ago but never built, and Read more…

Orwell Park Observatory reopens thanks to Heritage Lottery grant

Thursday, 30th September 2021

This project is funded by the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. The Culture Recovery Fund is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England, using funds provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Thanks to a grant from the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, donations from our community and Read more…

OPS makes the top 250 Prep & Senior Schools!

Saturday, 25th September 2021

We’re thrilled to be listed as one of Talk Education’s Top 250 Prep and Senior Schools in the UK!   With our next Open Morning coming up on Saturday 9th October, now is the perfect time to spread the word about OPS and all we have to offer.

Congratulations Aniya Barrado!

Friday, 24th September 2021

Congratulations to Aniya Barrado who has been crowned East Region champion in the East Region Gymnastics Championships!   In two weeks’ time Aniya will undertake her next competiton, the Nationals. Please join us in wishing her all the best!

LAMDA lessons begin at OPS

Wednesday, 22nd September 2021

We are delighted to be able to offer our students LAMDA lessons from this academic year under the guidance of our new LAMDA teacher, Charlotte Hirst. Charlotte trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts on the prestigious Musical Theatre programme. In her final year, she was personally selected from her cohort by Elaine Paige OBE Read more…

Old Orwellians shortlisted for national DT prize!

Sunday, 19th September 2021

Huge congratulations to Old Orwellians Barnaby Keen and Molly Palmer-Tomkinson for being shortlisted in the Young Furniture Makers Exhibition Schools Award! The winners will be announced on the 27th September – please keep your fingers crossed for these talented pupils!

OPS Pre-Prep Finalist for Independent Schools of the Year!

Friday, 17th September 2021

We are thrilled that our Pre-Prep is a Finalist for the Independent Schools of the Year 2021! Learn more about our Pre-Prep offer on our website and see the full list of finalists here: www.independentschoolsoftheyear.co.uk/finalists-2021

Our Autumn term is in full swing!

Friday, 17th September 2021

It’s almost the end of our first full week of term – a huge well done to all of our pupils for making such a smooth transition back to school. We have an exciting and action-packed half term ahead, with highlights including tomorrow’s House Aquathlon, the Prep School Harvest Festival Service, the Pre-Prep Cake Sale, Read more…

Parents vs. Staff cricket – the results!

Friday, 2nd July 2021

Last night saw our annual Parents vs. Staff cricket match take place at Orwell Park on our beautiful 1st XIs pitch. The staff opened batting, scoring 165 in the first innings, and clinched victory in a very close but enjoyable game. Thank you to all the parents who came along to take part and support Read more…

Old Orwellian Joseph Reed to exhibit his work in London

Monday, 17th May 2021

This summer, Old Orwellian Joseph Reed will showcase his work at the Other Art Fair and in Brick Lane Joseph Reed, who works under the artist name JR CHUO, has been invited to showcase his work at the Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art. He has a gallery showcase in Brick Lane from 22nd Read more…