Ipswich Girls' Grammar School
) is an independent
and boarding school
for girls, in Ipswich
The school is one of the eight original 'Queensland Grammar Schools'. These schools are independent, non-denominational, not-for-profit statutory bodies of the Queensland Government. They are not linked to, administered, or governed by any religious organisation or specific style of education.
IGGS maintains a strong connection to Ipswich Grammar School
. Both boys and girls were previously taught at Ipswich Junior Grammar School at the primary school situated on the Girls' School campus. However, in recent years, Ipswich Grammar School
has opened its doors to the junior boys. In the high school years, the sexes are segregated. Boys attend Ipswich Grammar School at a separate campus; however, the lower years at IGGS (years Prep through to 4) are still co-ed though not many boys attend. Grades 5 and above are single sex.
The school is a member of the Queensland Girls' Secondary Schools Sports Association
Ipswich Junior Grammar School
The head of the Junior School is Karen McArdle, who is assisted by Lorna Liddell, who is also a Year 6 teacher. The Junior School is open from Prep through to Year 6. Year 7 is part of the middle school system. The Junior School, with the assistance of the P&F, organises many co-curricular activities, such as gymnastics, tai kwon do, school dances and music and drama lessons. For most... Read More