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  • How bad communication crashes airplanes and costs lives​​​​​​​

    Published 13/10/20

    We were delighted to welcome Dr Adrian Boyle to Stephen Perse, consultant emergency physician at Addenbrookes Hospital, to talk to Senior School and Sixth Form students about communication skills and how they impact our effectiveness at school and work regardless of our future ambitions or the career direction we choose.  

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  • Year 10 train in preparation for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award​​​​​​​

    Published 02/10/20

    The last two weekends saw 90 students in Year 10 take part in training for their Bronze DofE programme at our Dame Bradbury's site in Saffron Walden.

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  • Stephen Perse Foundation announces outstanding GCSE results; once again amongst the best in the UK

    Published 20/08/20

    Students in the Senior School at the Stephen Perse Foundation have achieved excellent results with 49% of entries graded 9, the highest grade possible, in this summer’s GCSEs. This continues a trend of academic achievement at Stephen Perse despite the challenging and uncertain circumstances students have experienced since the schools closure directive in March and lack of formal examinations.

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  • Pupils create innovative ideas for the 2020 TeenTech Awards

    Published 19/06/20

    Two groups of Stephen Perse pupils entered their sustainability focused ideas into the 2020 TeenTech Awards.

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  • Stephen Perse Classics department leading the way in remote Classics teaching

    Published 18/05/20

    The Stephen Perse Classics Department have been leading the way with facilitating the teaching of Classics remotely in schools up and down the country.

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  • Year 8 drama pupils explore Greek theatre and myths by making podcasts

    Published 15/05/20

    Year 8 Drama students have been exploring the topic of Greek Theatre and Greek myths and legends in their virtual Drama lessons.

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  • Remote teaching doesn't stop Year 7 from getting dramatic!

    Published 04/05/20

    The senior school Green Room May be temporarily closed for business but the show must go on, as they say, and Drama students from across Years 7-12 have been finding other ways to be dramatic.

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  • Year 9 pupil is named one of AccessArt's Young Artists of the year

    Published 22/04/20

    Year 9 pupil Arthur has been selected as one of the AccessArt Young Artists of 2020.

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  • Modern Languages department share how they are remotely teaching Spanish lessons

    Published 30/03/20

    Ana Riquel from our Modern Languages department has shared how she has adapted her Spanish lessons so her class can continue to develop their language skills from home.

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  • Dr Kemp delivers his first 'e'ssembly from home

    Published 26/03/20

    With today normally being senior school assembly day, to stick to routine Dr Kemp has recorded an 'e'ssembly on tips on what we can all do to keep productivity and our physical and mental wellbeing high whilst we socially distance ourselves at home.

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  • Triumph in British showjumping for Isabella

    Published 24/03/20

    Congratulations go to Isabella E who recently won the British showjumping 80cm novice class at Arena UK small pony premier.

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  • Students take part in science experiments from home with the start of remote teaching

    Published 23/03/20

    In the last few days before schools were closed, our teachers began to use remote teaching so those students in self-isolation were not missing out on lessons.

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  • An Evening of Celebration at the Roy Burrell Awards 2020

    Published 16/03/20

    Each year the Cambridge and District Secondary Schools Sports Association host an evening of Celebration for Year 11 students who have excelled in sport.

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  • Year 9 trip to Lammas land and the Cambridge Botanic Gardens

    Published 13/03/20

    Miss Mann took her Year 9 Architecture groups on research trips to Lammas Land and the Cambridge Botanical Gardens.

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  • Years 9 and 10 pupils compete at the Perse Science Quiz

    Published 11/03/20

    A team of four from Years 9 and 10 recently competed in a science quiz at The Perse. The following write up of the event was written by Maggie in Y9.

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  • Guidance and Careers Fair in partnership with North Cambridge Academy 2020

    Published 04/03/20
    Our annual Guidance and Careers Fair saw Year 10, 11 and sixth form students, along with students from our state school partnership (North Cambridge Academy - NCA) attending morning talks with visiting speakers representing different universities and degree apprenticeships . Universities present included Nottingham, Lancaster, Surrey, Stirling, and UEA.
    In the afternoon,  the Careers Fair in our Senior School Hall hosted over 40 institutions and employers, for our students to speak in more detail about the application process, specific courses and life in different universities.
    We were particularly delighted to welcome alumni to help at the event - Louisa O'Grady (pictured, left SPF 2015), in her 4th year at Nottingham University taking a Masters in Chemistry, and also an alumni ambassador for the university; Anna Moscuzza (left SPF 2018) graduated from Warwick in 2018 after completing a history degree (including a year in Australia).  Anna now works for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) assisting British nationals who get into difficulty in South Asia; and Abigail Chen (left SPF 2019) and is currently at Warwick University studying PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics).
    Not only did our students find the event really helpful, we opened the event to local state school pupils in Yr 10 and 11 from North Cambridge Academy to benefit from the event.

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  • Stephen Perse pupils compete at National Schools Equestrian competition

    Published 10/02/20

    We're pleased to announce some great results from two of our Senior School pupils at a recent National Schools Equestrian competition.

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  • Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships

    Published 10/02/20

    Four students from our school were selected to compete as part of the Cambridgeshire County Cross Country team at the Anglian Schools Championships being held at Boston in Lincolnshire.

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