Your future begins here

Our Community

Our community includes a large network of alumni (OIs), Friends of Ipswich School, parents, supporters, staff, partner schools, charities and other organisations, both locally and internationally. We are committed to providing an inspiring programme of activity through events, networks, volunteering opportunities and key fundraising initiatives to ensure our community thrives. 

development and Founding Futures Bursary fund

We reach out to maintain links to the wider Ipswich School Community including Old Ipswichians, Friends and supporters of the School to enhance the pupils educational experience.

Alongside this we work to increase the provision of 100% bursary support in the school to open access to a first class education to all who can benefit from it.

Your future begins here

Old Ipswichians

Uniting past pupils with events, careers and networking support. 

Sports Day 2018

Friends of Ipswich School

The Friends (FOIS) aim support the school community with social opportunities, practical help and raising funds to benefit the school community.

Colin and Matt’s Story

“We can’t overstate how important the continuity of being able to stay on at the School gave us during the turmoil and change of the first months and years after we lost our dad. “

Dr Hannah McFarland OI

Hannah’s Story

“I do often wonder if my life would have turned out quite the way it has if Ipswich School hadn’t taken a chance on me as a slightly precocious “girly swot” of an 11-year-old.”

The Lodge Day Nursery Grand Opening February 2018

Leave a Legacy

Leaving a gift in your will to Ipswich School is a very personal way of providing opportunity to future generations of pupils which may not be possible during your lifetime.

Old Ipswichians

The Old Ipswichian community stretches across the globe and spans the generations.
We organise regular social, career and networking events and frequently publish news regarding OIs young and old.

Support Us

Whether large or small, all donations make a difference and are hugely valued by the School. Our future success depends upon us all working together in a collective effort to give this generation access to a first class education and opportunities it provides.

The Phoenix Fund

The Phoenix Fund is accessed in times of difficulty for families whose change in circumstances could jeopardise their child’s education.