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The school is aware that not all pupils enjoy team games and encourages plenty of alternatives, including yoga and pilates, horse riding (school has an equestrian team), sailing and fencing. They recognise that enjoying games or exercise generally may be a matter of confidence. Approaching the school along a tree-lined avenue surrounded by sheep is to feel a lift in spirits. ’It makes me feel pleased turning into the drive every morning’, said one pupil, and the pupils are all aware of their luck in enjoying such surroundings...

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What the school says...

Please note: the school will become co-educational, taking boys into the junior school and sixth form from September 2018, and the current heads will remain in charge.

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Curricula

Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.

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Sports

Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

Fencing

Sailing

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since 2013, Ms Oona Carlin BSc, studied biochemistry at Imperial college, London. Previously deputy head at Putney High (GDST) and before that head of chemistry at the Royal Masonic School. Early 40s, elegant, but not over-polished, and approachable. Having a wide experience of different schools, including two years at the English school in Bogota, Columbia, she is convinced about the benefits of a girls’ school, ’Leadership opportunities and a free unfettered choice of subjects,’ plus of course all the benefits of belonging to the Girls’ Day School Trust for networking purposes in the long term. Going down well with parents, ’Mustard – getting to know the place from top to bottom’; ‘Has the right tone and approach and seems to have clear ideas of the school’s direction.’ Is unflustered by numbers leaving for pastures...

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Special Education Needs

We aim to provide equal opportunities to develop all pupils’ talents and abilities, and we recognise that for some children, support may be needed for this to be achieved. At whole school level, this is nurtured and developed through differentiated teaching in the classroom. For some pupils however, additional support is required. We offer a range of interventions that aim to meet their individual needs through our learning support department. We would welcome you to visit Ipswich High School to discuss your child’s special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment Y

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