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    Above & Beyond Expectation

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    Positive, Resilient, Successful Pupils

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    Pioneers and Specialists in Education

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    Strong, Vibrant and Thriving Community

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    Innovative Teaching and Learning

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Welcome to Ipswich High School for Girls

Ipswich High School is regarded as one of the highest achieving schools in the country and is consistently rated as one of Suffolk's Top Independent Schools.


Oona Carlin, Head

We value our broader education with equal importance to our academic achievements. We ensure that our enrichment provision at all levels is of the highest of standards.

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Stunning setting in 84 acres of parkland


At Ipswich High School we welcome families throughout the year to experience first-hand our dynamic and inspirational environment. As the only all girls' school in Suffolk, we offer a unique combination of focused study and relaxed confidence, unfettered by gender boundaries.

Our Location Woolverstone, Suffolk Open Days Click to view

Bernadette Ross-Smith, Registrar

Arrange a Visit

If you and your family would like to visit the school or wish to arrange a private appointment with the Head, please register your interest by email to our Registrar, Bernadette Ross-Smith who will be happy to help you and find a time that suits you best.

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26 schools

We are part of the Girls' Day School Trust and enjoy the support & investment of this organisation

20,000 girls

educated by the GDST every year in 24 schools and 2 academies. Ipswich High is a member school of the GDST - the leading network of independent girls' schools in the UK


of all A level results 2015 were graded A*-B


past pupils in the GDST Alumnae Network offering past and current pupils an unrivalled community of advice, expertise and friendship