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The only co-ed school in the area, Orley Farm occupies a Tardis-like plot. Delightful grounds sprawl behind the main school building, providing space for the Orley Farm chickens (the box of freshly laid eggs we were given on departure, rather than the usual piles of self-promoting literature, could almost be a metaphor for how this school differs from others). You can’t help feeling that an Orley Farm education is about so much more than just powering towards…

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Since 2013, Mr Tim Calvey (40s), formerly school’s deputy head and art teacher, rocketed to headship following the sudden departure of his predecessor following an ‘error of judgement’ (worth googling, even just to learn what ‘acrostic’ means). Hailing from a teaching dynasty, grew up in Zimbabwe in the boarding house run by his father. Passionate about sport and art, got his teaching degree at Christ Church University before cutting his teeth at Northbourne Park School in Kent under an inspirational head ‘who pushed all the boundaries,’ then landing at Eagle House (Wellington College’s prep) around the same time as Anthony Seldon took the helm at the senior school – spending a six year period there that ‘shaped him.’ In true Seldon style, impassioned by well-being and development – ‘we have to find ways to...

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