Orchard School Bristol

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Orchard School Bristol
Orchard School Bristol Logo.png
Established 1957
Type Academy
Headteacher Dr Helen Holman
Location Filton Road
England Coordinates: 51°29′57″N 2°34′48″W / 51.4991°N 2.5801°W / 51.4991; -2.5801
DfE URN 138448 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Capacity 925
Students 655
Ages 11–18
Website www.orchardschoolbristol.co.uk
Old school building dating from the 1950s

Orchard School Bristol, formerly known as Monks Park School is a community secondary school located in the Monks Park area of Bristol, England between Horfield, Southmead and Filton. The original school buildings, built in the 1950s, were demolished and the school was rebuilt and opened for teaching in September 2005.

In September 2005 the school was awarded Specialist School Status, with a combined specialism in Humanities (Social Science) and Modern Foreign Languages.

The school has recently become a Trust school with educational partners, City of Bristol College, University of West of England and the Local Authority Bristol City Council.

The school plans to become an Academy from September 2012.


The uniform that the students at Orchard School have to wear is a white shirt with own house tie,school blazer, black trousers or skirt and plain black shoes.


There are four houses with head and deputy head for each one;.

  • Blue House
  • Green house
  • Scarlet house
  • Yellow house

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "LINES ON RADIO BRISTOL SPORTS REVIEW". Bristol Rovers Football Club. 18 December 2009. Retrieved 18 December 2009. 

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