Leading Education

Our exceptionally high academic results don't just happen by chance. We lead the way in educating girls by implementing a forward thinking, innovative, exciting and personalised curriculum, that allows flexibility for the individual with support and guidance all the way.

Success begins at Ipswich High School for Girls

We build time into our school day to allow our pupils to enjoy life-enhancing activities, to explore their talents and to relish working together as a team, cast, ensemble or group.

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Innovation in Education

The GDST are pioneers in the field of education, ensuring that every aspect of your daughter's school experience is the best it can be. From developments in IT to modern teaching spaces, from offering expert advice to creating new subject opportunities, your daughter will benefit from the GDST's unrivalled innovation.

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Exam Results

Our GCSE and A level exam results are consistently outstanding. Through expert teaching, rigorous preparation, careful nurturing and extending the girls' learning skills, pupils regularly outperform their peers on a national scale, and in other independent schools.

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University & Careers

Students are encouraged to study courses and follow careers that they are genuinely passionate about. With expert UCAS and careers advice, our pupils gain places at top higher education establishments including Oxbridge, Russell Group universities, RADA, Central & St Martins and The Courtauld institute.

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as many GDST pupils as the national average go on to take degrees in Medicine. Twice as many GDST students as the national average go on to take a language at university


A Level pass rate 2015 . Our results are consistently outstanding and place us top of the leagues for quality


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

84 acres

The school is in a wonderful location on the banks of the River Orwell within an 84 acre site