General Opening Hours
(2023 Summer Holiday Opening Hours – Main Reception on Henley Road is open Monday-Friday 8.30am – 1pm and closed on bank holidays. Both the Upper and Lower Prep Offices will be closed. The Lodge will be open as normal until it is closed from Monday 21st August, returning on Tuesday 29th August.)
The main reception on Henley Road is open from 8.15am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. On Saturdays in term time the Henley Road reception is open from 8.45am to 12noon.
Both the Upper Prep and Lower Prep Offices will be open from 8.15am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of Covid-19. There are sanitisation stations at the entrance if you would like to use them.
3 Ivry Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3QW
Telephone: 01473 282800
Henley Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3SG
Telephone: 01473 408300
Directions to Ipswich School
SatNav – IP1 3SG
Visitors travelling to the school by car may park in the visitors’ car park which is accessed via Ivry Street.
Directions to Ipswich Preparatory School
SatNav – IP1 3PT
Visitors travelling to the school by car may park in the school car park which is accessed via Anglesea Road. Access to the building for the youngest pupils (Nursery – Year 2) is via the entrance in Anglesea Road.
The main entrance for visitors to the building for older Prep pupils (Years 3 – 6) is in Ivry Street. Visitors using the car park will meet the Registrar in the building for the younger children, which faces Anglesea Road.
Directions to Notcutt’s Sports Field
SatNav – IP1 4NR
From the traffic lights at the junction of Henley Road and Valley Road, take Henley Road out of town towards the village of Henley. After about 1/3 mile take a right turn into The Grove (just past Ipswich Sports Club). Drive past Vere Gardens on the right and, at the end of the cul de sac you will see an unmade road to the right leading to the playing field. Please show consideration to the residents of The Grove by turning into the field to park your car.
Directions to Westwood House (the boarding house)
SatNav – IP1 3RH
From the traffic lights at the junction of Henley Road and Valley Road, take Henley Road towards the town centre. Turn first right onto Constitution Hill. Westwood House is on Constitution Hill more or less opposite the turning to Warrington Road which is the second turning on the left. There is a brass name plate on the gate pillar.
Directions to Ipswich School Sports Centre (ISSC), Rushmere
SatNav – IP5 1DE
Tel: 01473 272525
From the traffic lights at the junction of Henley Road and Valley Road, continue straight on and follow the signs to Woodbridge and Felixstowe. Continue along this road for a couple of miles until you reach a petrol station on your left, just before you reach Ipswich Hospital. Keep to the left hand lane at the interchange and then take the first exit at the next roundabout straight after a row of shops. Just before you leave the built up area, take the first turning on the left towards Playford. After about a mile take the third turning on the left and then take the first turning on the left into Ipswich School Sports Centre, Rushmere signposted Eaton Place, Ipswich School Sports Centre. Parking is signposted within the grounds.