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Discover your strengths and learn in a way that suits you

We’re not just about results

We add value to educaton that goes way beyond results

Opening our doors to boys from 2017

Introducing single-sex learning for the 21st century

Welcome

“If you think lessons are boring, think again. Here, Latin comes alive with a Mexican wave, a maths choir sings quadratic equations and when you use decorations on iced buns to explore atoms, you can even eat your research …”

Our Diamond model

The best of both worlds

Our girls and boys (we’re welcoming boys from 2017) learn in single-sex classes for core subjects, but enjoy all the benefits of socialising together outside the classroom.

Results 2017

Through individual academic support and a progressive approach to learning, our students achieve top results in  GCSEs and IGCSEs.

88%
A* or A grades
61%
A* grades
100%
5 A* to C grades

Latest News

  • Diamonds are a girl's and a boy's best friend

    Innovative Diamond Model delivers 21st century single-sex learning for boys and girls at Stephen Perse Senior School in Cambridge.

    13
    Sep
  • Top GCSE results for Stephen Perse Foundation students

    With 88% of entries graded A* or A, 2017 is another year of GCSE success at the Stephen Perse Foundation – a forward-thinking, co-educ...

    24
    Aug
  • Thinking about Christ and the Cosmos

    On 27 September, RS and Philosophy students in Year 11 and 6th Form engaged in a lecture on 'Christ and the Cosmos' given by...

    17
    Oct
  • Innovation in action: pioneering research in battery technology

    On 12 October, our 6th Form Science Society welcomed Dr. Jean de La Verpilliere, Managing Director of Echion Technologies to learn more...

    13
    Oct
  • Exploring the technology of plasticity

    We are very fortunate to be located in Cambridge, with access to the unique learning opportunities that arise in a city that is a...

    13
    Oct
  • STEM in Song success

    Charlotte Helliar, a student in Year 11 was one of nine finalists in the Stem in Song competition which challenged girls...

    27
    Sep
  • Inspiring debate with the Inspire Dialogue Foundation

    Our Year 11 and 6th Form Religious Studies and Philosophy students shared a unique opportunity to explore new ways of thinking abo...

    26
    Sep
  • Chariots of Fire run raises funds for Alzheimer's research

    Across all our schools, developing a sense of social responsibility is integral to learning, and it is one of eight key...

    26
    Sep
  • Local business broadens learning in Mandarin Chinese

    The Stephen Perse Foundation vision for education frequently takes students beyond the classroom to discover real-life applications for lear...

    14
    Jul
  • Warm welcome for German exchange partners

    Students in both Year 10 and 12 enjoyed welcoming their German Exchange partners to Cambridge this term. 

    14
    Jul
  • Year 7 use their senses for Integrated Learning Week

    From sight to sound and taste to touch, Year 7 explored their senses in June as part of their Integrated Learning Week.

    04
    Jul
  • Success at Big Bang Fair

    Two teams from the Stephen Perse Foundation have won prizes at the Regional Big Bang Fair, a celebration of science, technology, engine...

    04
    Jul
  • Senior School Blog

    Silver Duke of Edinburgh adventure

    Early on on a Tuesday morning, we gathered at Latham Road ready for three long days of walking in the Peak District. The minibuses were loaded up with all our kit and we were off! Three hours later, we had arrived in the Peaks and were greeted with the cold winds of the North. We had each brought it...

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