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A Level and GCSE Performance Tables

The GCSE and A Level performance tables for 2017 were published recently by the Department of Education showed that Ipswich High School is the top performing school in Suffolk for facilitating A Level subjects. ‘41.4% of students achieved AAB or higher in at least two facilitating subjects’, widely seen as a benchmark for selective universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. Facilitating subjects include A Levels in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Further Maths, Geography, History, English Literature along with Modern and Classical Languages. Russell Group Universities (a group of 24 leading UK universities) in their “informed choices” brochure recommend A Level students opt for facilitating subjects at A level. “If you take three facilitating subjects, you’ll have the largest number of degree courses to choose from further down the line – all the courses which require one or more of your subjects as well as those which have no specific subject requirements. Taking two facilitating subjects will also keep a wide range of degree courses and career options open to you”. Cambridge University colleges, for example Trinity College state on their [...]

2018-01-30T14:38:06+00:00 January 29th, 2018|

Orwell Bridge Closure

Below are the latest notifications from Ipswich High School about the Orwell Bridge Closure: 24.01.2018 - 14:13 - The Orwell Bridge is open. The buses will leave the school campus at the normal time. 24.01.2018 - 13:48 - The Orwell Bridge is still closed and is expected to be open 'by 3pm'. We have made arrangements for the buses to arrive at the school earlier. The buses will leave the school campus at the normal time. 24.01.2018 - 10:06 -  The Orwell Bridge is closed. The school is open as normal. We are monitoring the situation closely. 24.01.2018 - 07:41: The Orwell Bridge is open. The school is open as normal. 23.01.2018 - 16:06: As you may be aware, the Orwell Bridge is likely to be closed tomorrow morning due to forecast adverse weather conditions. We have communicated with the coach companies so they can check their routes to try to ensure that your child has the smoothest journey to and from school tomorrow. We will of course alert you if there are any changes to the normal coach [...]

2018-01-24T14:15:09+00:00 January 17th, 2018|