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Orwell Park Ipswich, Suffolk
Orwell Park
Ipswich
252 pupils, ages 3-13
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Orwell Park

A handsome yet homely late-Georgian mansion with an orangery, observatory and clock tower overlooking the Orwell estuary is the knockout setting for this co-ed Suffolk prep (the pre-prep has its own adjacent building). 

Head Adrian Brown has been in the post for over a decade now and he is still as driven as he was when he started. He teaches French to Year 6 and is often seen around the sports pitches, classrooms and – parents love this – at the entrance to the school every morning, where he and his wife greet all the children as they arrive. 

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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception£2,794
    Year 1£3,104
    Year 2£3,974
    Year 3£5,762
    Year 4£6,386
    Year 5£6,386
    Year 6£6,386
    Year 7£6,386
    Year 8£6,386
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3£8,674
    Year 4£9,200
    Year 5£9,200
    Year 6£9,200
    Year 7£9,200
    Year 8£9,200




    Bursaries
    Orwell Park offers a small number of means tested bursaries to candidates of high academic or all-round ability who would otherwise be unable to attend the school. These awards are subject to a full financial history and reviewed annually. 

    The school also offers a flat fee reduction of 10% to families in the armed forces who are already in receipt of CEA.

    The Orwell Park Foundation is aiming to raise an additional £250,000 over the next 3 years to fund additional bursary places.

    For more information about the fee support available, please see the school website:

    orwellpark.co.uk/admissions/scholarship_bursaries/ 



    Bursary contact:
    Bursar Steven Hawley
    stevenhawley@orwellpark.org
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Essentials

Address
Nacton, Ipswich, Suffolk IP10 0ER

Contact
headmaster@orwellpark.org
01473 659225

Website
orwellpark.co.uk

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Term Dates


Open Days

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Open Morning
09 October 2021


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