Your Daughters’ Home Away from Home
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Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School is a leading independent school in Queensland, Australia,quality education for girls from Years 7 to 12. The school has a rich history of providing an excellent school’s boarding house is an integral part of the school community, providing a supportive family environment for students who live away from home.
Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School is forward-thinking and strives to prepare young women for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and purpose. A Girls’ Grammarstudents to make a difference in the changing world in which we live. As part of its exceptional learning environment, professional staff every child with a positive, personalised, holistic education. Educators and support staff influence students’ self-worth, behaviour and with their peers and the wider community. In addition to developing strong moral and ethical values, students become responsible, capable, global citizens who create their own opportunities for learning, leadership, and success.
Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School was officially opened in 1892. Thirty-one girls started their secondary education at the school, six of whom were boarders, establishing the school’s 131-yearIn 1987, the impressive, was officially opened. The House is named after Thomas Bridson Cribb, the Throughout the decades, Cribb House has undergone many changes, most recently student bedrooms and common areas.
At the beginning of the year, the school welcomed Ms Rebecca Jones as theHead of Boarding. Ms Jones has over 15 experience in boarding and has worked in both co-educational and all-girls facilities. Ms Jones is passionate about engaging and leading young women our constantly changing, dynamic and unique world. She believes that boarding is a partnership between students, families, and the works proactively to ensure clear and constant lines of communication are evident between all parties. She understands that living away from home can be a difficult journey with various believes in creating a stable environment for students which includes having a steady and visible presence within the boarding and day school. She has an open-door policy and invites students to seek guidance, refuge or just a daily chat whenever they need.
Boarding schools provideopportunity for students to resilience, and flexibility, which will serve them well throughout their lives. When asked what contemporary boarding means to her, Ms Jones said that a modern boarding family consists of diverse individuals. She wants to ensure that each girl feels valued for their individuality and comfortable within their boarding home to express her true self.
As for the benefits of all-girls boarding schools, it is widely accepted that girls learn differently from boys and an all-girls environment can help them focus better and develop a stronger sense of identity awareness. All girls boarding provides an environment where girls can feeltheir views and learning about the diversity The boarding community has a wide range of cultural backgrounds, which influence its social environment. This diversity gives students exposure to different cultures and ideas, which can help them understand perspectives and develop empathy. It can also provide a sense of belonging and support for students from diverse backgrounds. The recently announced increases to the Living Away from Home Allowances Scheme will allow even more aspirational young women to experience the advantages of being an Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School Boarder.
Our boarders develop strong life-long friendships that enhance their ability tosociety. They receive the encouragement and support they need to achieve their in a supportive family environment.
Parents choose Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School for their daughter because of our proven record of consistently strong academicsupported by robust well-being programs and a commitment to developing responsible, capable, and global citizens who create their own opportunities for learning, leadership, and success.
If you are interested in learning more about the opportunities available for your daughter, please contact our Enrolments