Address: Nacton, Ipswich, Suffolk IP10 0ER
Founded: 1868
Class Sizes: 12-16
Number of Pupils: 300
Fees: (termly) pre-prep day, £2,795 – £3,97;. prep boarding, £7,715 – £9,200; prep day, £5,792 – £6,386
Ages: 2–13
Head Teacher: Adrian Brown MA, PGCE
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Entrance Procedure: Interview and assessment.
Contact: Sally Webber, Registrar
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Please contact the school.

The Curriculum

‘The school is extremely successful in fulfilling its aims of providing an academically challenging and fulfilling all-round education, and strong pastoral care where all pupils are able to benefit form a vibrant boarding experience.’ – Independent Schools Inspectorate

Games & The Arts

Extensive grounds provide abundant opportunities for sport. Excellent facilities include an assault course, astroturf, golf course, games pitches, swimming pool, squash courts and sports hall. Art, design technology and music are real strengths.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral care is given top priority in ensuring that every child is listened to, cared for, valued and encouraged.

Recent Scholarships

24 scholarships awarded this year. Academic, all-rounder, sport, art, DT and drama. Local and national exit schools – Harrow, Uppingham, Stowe, Oundle, King’s Canterbury, King’s Ely, Dauntsey’s, Shrewsbury, Sedbergh, Tudor Hall, Framlingham College, Royal Hospital School, Ipswich, Woodbridge.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

Inspire our children and make learning fun. Help every child to fulfil their potential in a supportive, nurturing environment in which they can develop a lifelong love of learning and the self-confidence and self-esteem that will prepare them for the future.

Outstanding Characteristics

High quality education in one of the most beautiful school settings in England. Orwell Park is a unique school where boys and girls of all abilities will thrive and enjoy their childhood.