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06 Jun 2017

Year 5 Cyclocross Champions!!!!

Well done to our Year 5 Cyclocross team for winning the area Championships. On the day that Team Sky crashed out of the Giro d'Italia Orchard's Italian team pursuit won them Gold! Next stop, County Championships at Melton Mowbray later this month.      ... (click to read more)

05 Jun 2017

New Dinner Menu

Our new dinner menu begins today! We have lots of popular dishes available. You can access the dinner menu through our 'For Parents' tab.   Don't forget to book your dinners online at schoolmoney.co.uk   ... (click to read more)

26 May 2017

We have vacancies for Support Staff to begin August 2017, please see our Staff section for further details

Please click on our staff tab for details of vacancies at the school ... (click to read more)

07 Apr 2017

Great day at the Area Hockey Championships

Some fantastic hockey skills on display at the Area tournament this month with year 3/4 reaching the semi finals and year 5 reaching the quarter finals. Brilliant teamwork and sunshine making a great competition! ... (click to read more)

06 Apr 2017

The reception unit turns 30!

Were you at Orchard Primary when the Reception unit opened? Was your child one of the first to attend the new Reception Unit? id you work at Orchard at the time?   Then please come and join us as we celebrate it's 30th Birthday!    Click here to donwload our invitation!  ... (click to read more)

27 Mar 2017

Easter Dinner!

We hope all our children will join us for Easter Dinner on Thursday 6th April! The kitchen will be cooking a fabulous roast followed by a special Easter pudding! There will even be a special egg hunt with the lucky winners receiving a small prize!     ... (click to read more)

10 Mar 2017

Area cross country success

Great running at the area cross country qualifiers at Loughborough on Tuesday.  Seven of our runners qualified to represent Loughborough Area at the Leicestershire County Championships on 25th March at Prestwold Hall.  We also have one year 5 runner who has qualified to represent Leicestershire in the National Championships held on ... (click to read more)

10 Mar 2017

Vacancies at Orchard

We have vacancies availabe for a Premises Officer and a Midday Supervisor. Please see our vacancies page for more information  ... (click to read more)

03 Mar 2017

Orchard School singing group win the Rotary Primary School Music Shield!

The school singing group and children from year 5 who play the Clarinet recently took part in the Rotary Club's Primary School Music Competiton along with groups from other local schools. The children performed brilliantly. Our singing group won the Rotary Club Shield and will be sining in the Rotary's ... (click to read more)

03 Mar 2017

OPS Radio interview swimmer Molly Renshaw who competed in the 2016 Olympics and is a British Record Holder !

OPS Radio have launched their latest round of interviews with Inspirational guests with a World Class interview with British Record Holder Molly Renshaw!  Find out what she has to say about her experience at the Olympics and the dedication needed to succeed in sport by listening to her interview here .   If ... (click to read more)

03 Mar 2017

Orchard School is full of Characters!

Children at Orchard School have enjoyed a day in character. As part of World Book Day and to celebrate the end of our month long Reading Expedition, children were invited to dress as a character from their favourite book!  Children have spent the month of February reading a variety of ... (click to read more)

23 Feb 2017

Orchard runners race to Victory!

Orchard Community Primary took part in the Ivanhoe Challenge on Saturday 11th February and came away the proud winners of the Primary School Challenge Trophy! 41 runners took part in the event from Reception to year 5.  Year 2 Girls and Year 4 Boys claimed Gold in the Team event and ... (click to read more)

21 Feb 2017

Our main school phone number is not working, please use 01332 814300

Our main school phone number is not working, please contact us via our alternative number 01332 814300 or via email to school@orchard.leics.sch.uk until further notice. ... (click to read more)

20 Jan 2017

OPS Radio launches brilliant new shows.

Tune in to all our shows.  The Friday show and our two new shows are up and running. The OPS Quiz Show and The OPS Request show on Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes.  Tune in on www.myliveschool.org ... (click to read more)

02 Dec 2016

Tri-Golf Area Champions .... again!

Once again Orchard Primary school have become the year 5/6 Tri Golf champions.  Along with our cross country Year 5 boys champions, this has made it a SPECTACULAR sporting week. ... (click to read more)

02 Dec 2016

Cross Country Success for Year 5 boys!

What a sporting week!  The year 5 boys fought off tough competition from Elizabeth Woodville school to secure victory in the county schools' cross country championships at Prestwold Hall.  Full results can be found here. ... (click to read more)

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