Embracing Individuality in Education

There is a family feel at Ipswich High School, the staff, parents and students all feel part of our community. We have a sense of ownership and unlike other schools there is a greater opportunity to be treated as individuals. There is enough freedom that allows students to be themselves, balanced with a positive discipline structure that ensures a level of personal responsibility that is developed by the pupils. We are providing an education that is preparing students for the future. We challenge the students to not only gain skills, knowledge and a competitive spirit but also to learn who they are and embrace it. If an education is too authoritarian it will develop rule followers and students that need to be constantly given direction. An education that is solely focused on academic studies can have a tendency to produce passive learners. Our students learn how to think, adapt and be leaders in their fields. Education for the future needs to provide the right balance between academic, sport and the arts. An academic education provides the skills and knowledge, [...]

2018-01-11T12:06:05+00:00 October 4th, 2017|