The Old Palace Alumnae (OPA)

Announcement regarding the closure of Old Palace School

It is with great sadness that the John Whitgift Foundation has announced the closure of Old Palace School in August 2025 (with the Pre School & Prep likely to close in August 2024). A statement from the Chair of the John Whitgift Foundation is available to read here: Closure of Old Palace School: A letter from the Chair of the JWF

If you would like to contact the school, please email:

We are hosting this year’s OPA Summer Reunion on Saturday 29 June 2024. Due to the school’s imminent closure in August 2025 we are expecting a high demand for tickets, which will be available to book after easter.

OPA Carol Service: the last OPA Carol Service will be taking place in December 2024.


The OPA allows past pupils to re-connect, enjoy regular events and remember their time at Old Palace.

Latest News Around The Palace

Keep up to date with a round up of all the news in our fortnightly bulletin, Around the Palace.

University Destinations

After another year of brilliant efforts, our Upper Sixth Form students achieved their outstanding results through a commitment to sustained hard work and motivation from their applications to higher education and employment.

Destinations 2023

Congratulations to Sophia, who is studying English & French at Oxford University and to our Joint Head Girls, Suraiya and Alison, who are studying Maths at Warwick and Geography at UCL.

Half of students secured places at Russell Group universities.

70% of students achieved their first/second choice of university. Most popular destinations include: City, University of London (4): St. George’s (4): UCL (4): King’s College London (3).

Courses include: Medicine, Biomedical/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Osteopathy, Psychology, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Art, English, Economics, Geography, History & Ancient History, Maths, Politics, PE.

In Memoriam

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Tribute to Elianne Andam from the OPA

Tribute to Elianne Andam from the OPA
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In Memoriam: Meredith Kercher

In Memoriam: Meredith Kercher
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RIP Steve Addis

RIP Steve Addis

Careers and networking

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