Orleans Park School

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Orleans Park School
OPS logo.png
Type Academy
Headteacher Ms E Ball
Location Richmond Road
Twickenham
London
TW1 3BB
England Coordinates: 51°26′58″N 0°19′13″W / 51.4495°N 0.32027°W / 51.4495; -0.32027
DfE number 318/4010
DfE URN 138651 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1,008
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Website www.orleanspark.richmond.sch.uk

Orleans Park School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in Twickenham area of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England. It is situated 10 miles south-west of central London.

Location and history[edit]

The school is situated in part of the former grounds of nearby Orleans House.[1] Covering 16 acres (6.5 ha), it opened on the existing site in 1973 and the building was extended in 1993.[2]

Status[edit]

Orleans Park teaches pupils in years 7–11 (ages 11–16), with 8 tutor groups in each school year. From 2014 onwards it will have a Sixth Form.[3] The school gained the status of a Mathematics and Computing College in September 2003, then also became a Language College in September 2008. The school converted to academy status on 1 September 2012.

Uniform[edit]

The uniform consists of a maroon sweatshirt, a white polo shirt and black trousers; both the polo shirt and the sweatshirt display the school's new logo, interlocked letters O and P.

Catchment[edit]

Many pupils at Orleans Park come from the following nearby primary schools: St. Stephen's School, Archdeacon Cambridge's School, St. Mary's School, Chase Bridge Primary School, Worple Primary School, Stanley Junior School, Ivybridge school and Trafalgar Junior School.


Notable former pupils[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orleans House". The Twickenham Museum. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Orleans Park | About". Orleans Park School. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Welcome from the Head of Sixth Form". School Website. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Bishop, Rachel (31 March 2012). "Marathon man returns to Orleans Park school". Local Guardian. 

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