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Read posts from our pupils and teachers to find out a bit more about what life is like at a Stephen Perse Foundation school.

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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  • Learning about recycling with AmeyCespa

    Published 31/01/18

    The  Pre-prep welcomed John from AmeyCespa to talk about the importance of recycling and how it works.

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  • Guide dog Watson visits the Pre-prep

    Published 31/01/18

    Our Pre-prep students were lucky enough to have visits from a guide dog, Watson, and his trainer Peter. 

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  • Minnie Winnie, Britian's first cloned dog wows our Early Years with her story 

    Published 31/01/18

    Minnie Winnie the dachshund visits Dame Bradbury's Early Years  

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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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  • Arts in the Community

    Published 10/01/18

    From Disney murals to a playground theatre, SPF students put their artistic skills to work for the local community.

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  • Shepherds, stars, mice and a donkey! Nativity fun this December

    Published 14/12/17

    Celebrating the wonderful Nativity plays performed by both Dame Bradbury's Early Years and the City and Madingley Pre-Preps this festive season.

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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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  • Maths in and for the community

    Published 23/12/16

    Year One class got involved with the local park and community creating a few maths games for others to play.

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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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  • Making room for participation

    Published 15/04/16

    'Do' lessons are part of a three lesson cycle project. It is based on a child-initiated learning process where pupils decide what to do and what to learn.

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  • Loose parts play

    Published 23/03/16

    In any environment, both degree of inventiveness and creativity, and the possibility of discovery, are directly proportional to the number and kind of variables in it

    Simon Nicholson
     
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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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  • Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Published 08/02/16

    Learning is not confined inside the walls of a classroom. The world around us is filled with opportunities to extend our knowledge and thinking skills.

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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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  • Pre-Prep Curriculum

    Published 03/07/15

    Can a six year old boy know how he learns? Which skills does a five years old need to use in order to become a better learner? Can a seven years old girl think of which learning character she needs to have to be a good learner? Does she need more than one?

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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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