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Learn how to think, collaborate, create, debate ...

Be yourself

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


“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 2016

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

A* grades
A or A* grades
A* to C grades

Latest News

  • Students celebrate Chinese New Year

    Students in Year 9 and 10, learning Mandarin Chinese, welcomed the Year of the Rooster with a variety of activities in class, including the...

  • Year 8 Global Outlook is taken over by the linguists!

    Earlier this term the Year 8s had the chance to learn some German, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian, as well as to practise their Latin derivat...

  • Senior School alive with the sound of music for Chamber Music Day

    The school has been alive with the sounds of chamber music for the last few days...

  • Year 11 go to London for Art and Design Galleries trip

    On Monday 6th February Year 11 students studying Visual Arts and Product Design headed off on a trip to the Tate Galleries and London's...

  • Success in the ESAA Anglian Cross Country Championships

    Five students from The Stephen Perse Foundation qualified to represent Cambridgeshire in the English Schools Athletic Association Anglian Cr...

  • Year 9 STEM trip to FlexEnable

    Thirteen students from Year 9 went on a half day trip to FlexEnable last Friday as part of their ten week Go 4 SET project on 'Our elect...

  • Holocaust survivor Eva Clarke talks to Year 10 students

    Eva Clarke, who was born in a concentration camp during the Holocaust, visited the Stephen Perse Foundation on Monday (16) to tell her...

  • National Schools Equestrian Association Qualifiers success

    The Stephen Perse Foundation equestrian team of Daisy B, Lydia L, Eliza S and Ella Z have repeated last year's success by qualifyin...

  • Outstanding achievements at Bedfordia Cross Country Championships

    We took our biggest cross country squad to date to the annual ‘Bedfordia Trophy’ Cross Country Championships on what was a cold...

  • Time stands still for PE department's mannequin challenge on site of new development

    Time stood still for the PE department at the Stephen Perse Foundation last week as they got a sneak peek at the new sports hall currently b...

  • Stephen Perse Foundation strikes a distinctive chord

    Two 6th Form students and a student in year 8 at the Stephen Perse Foundation – a forward-thinking, co-educational Cambridge independent sch...

  • Foundation's innovative new building is 'sew' inspiring

    Year 8 students at the Stephen Perse Foundation – innovators in an education dedicated to creating independent thinkers – have explored co...

  • Tricia Kelleher's blog

    Tolerance, understanding and compassion - Jo Cox MP

    I have been employed in education as a teacher and latterly a leader for over thirty years. Given my subject is History, I have always been cautious about engaging in politics. Far be it for me to expound my views to young people on how they should live their lives...

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