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If you only want to read blog posts from one school, you can visit their individual blog: Pre-Prep, Dame Bradbury's, Junior School, Senior School, 6th Form.

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  • Year 5 trip to Burghley House

    Published 26/03/18

    Year 5 pupils immerse themselves in Tudor times at Burghley House.

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  • Year 4 visits to the Scott Polar Museum

    Published 26/03/18

    Year 4 get into their polar exploration gear and learn about Captain Scott.

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  • WW2 Collaboration Day for Year 6

    Published 27/02/18

    Year 6 go back in time and evacuate to Saffron Walden.

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  • Year 4 Space Collaboration Day

    Published 23/02/18

    What does it take to be selected for a mission to the moon? Dame Bradbury's and Junior School pupils find out!

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  • Year 6 collaboration visit to Bletchley Park

    Published 19/02/18

    A wonderful day at Bletchley Park for both the Junior School and Dame Bradbury's.

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  • How our language videos helped break a world record

    Published 16/01/18

    Junior School and Pre-Prep pupils see their video creations chosen as Editors' Choice for the Council of Europe's world record success.

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  • 'Ebenezer' delights audience and showcases Year 6 talent

    Published 14/12/17

    A fantastic performance of 'Ebenezer' from Year 6 this term, and just how many Scrooges were there?

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  • Festive fun across the Foundation

    Published 12/12/17

    The festive spirit has been taking over the Foundation this season!

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  • Japanese Exchange 2017 - In Cambridge with Teddy!

    Published 03/02/17

    The amazing adventures of the Stephen Perse teddy continue here in Cambridge, before he joins the exchange trip to Japan next week!

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  • Year One English lessons inspired by the Amazon Rainforest

    Published 07/06/16

    English lessons involve all four skills, receptive skills: listening and reading; and productive skills: speaking and writing.

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  • The Vision of Learning

    Published 15/03/16

    Building on the previous blog post, ‘Learning is not confined inside the walls of a classroom’, this post will talk about the different learning types that are taken into consideration in the Pre-prep School and how these adhere to the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) curriculum wheel.

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  • The future of learning with the youngest children

    Published 08/10/15

    At the Stephen Perse Foundation we have embraced technology. The way in which we use iPads and technology to enhance and transform the curriculum we provide to students has been internationally noted.

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  • Homework - the lot of school children across the ages

    Published 12/07/15

    In the minds of adults typically there is a correlation between the amount of homework set and the progress children are making.

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  • A teacher with his head in the Cloud

    Published 04/03/15
    Having your 'head in the clouds' is not normally regarded as conducive to either studying or teaching. However, within the digital classroom it is the opposite - having not only yours but also the heads of your colleagues and students with you 'in the cloud' i.e. (the cloud service) can be a highly effective means of facilitating learning and the delivery of teaching material.
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  • The future of practical work in Science

    Published 04/03/15
    Practical work is the central component of science on which most of the learning is pinned. It is what sets us apart from many other subjects.
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  • 5 Tips for writing your own iBooks Textbook

    Published 09/02/15
    The Stephen Perse Foundation made 12 iBooks Textbooks available in January 2015 which follow the Cambridge International Examinations IGCSE Biology course. I wrote these in collaboration with our digital curator, Aisling Brown.
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  • Publishing free iBooks

    Published 19/01/15

    Will schools in the future be publishing houses? On the face of it this assertion is preposterous. Publishing in its traditional form is potentially a huge undertaking with a myriad of issues involved in the publication of a book.

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  • Enhancing learning in Science

    Published 14/01/15

    Hands-on practical work has a huge part to play in stimulating both enjoyment and understanding in the learning of science - for a Year 7 student, growing a high quality copper sulphate crystal for themselves can be every bit as amazing as watching a whizzy hi-tech demonstration.

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