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  • Remote psychology enrichment looks at optical illusions

    Published 06/05/20

    Remote enrichment sessions have gotten underway this term so that pupils can continue to get involved with the subjects they love. The psychology session started by looking at optical illusions.

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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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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 37 - Creating PPE for the NHS

    Published 01/05/20

    Join Dr Andy Kemp, Head of Senior School at the Stephen Perse Foundation as he talks to Caty Wynne-Powell (Head of Creative and Design Engineering ) and Natasha Hammond (Design Engineering Teacher and Pastoral Leader Year 8) about using their time during the lockdown to create PPE visors for front line workers and the NHS.

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  • ​​​​​​​Year 5 pupil Imogen aims for 7.1 million keepy-uppies to raise money for “Covid Heroes”

    Published 30/04/20

    We are immensely proud of Year 5 pupil Imogen who has created a challenge to complete 7.1 million keepy-uppies, one for every key worker in the UK, and donating any funds raised to nine key worker charities. Inspired by Captain Tom Moore raising money for the NHS Imogen wanted to play her part in supporting the key workers who are working towards fighting Covid19.

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  • Stephen Perse Alumna graduates university and begins work as a junior doctor early to help amidst Covid-19

    Published 28/04/20

    Many congratulations to Louisa Bateman, a former Stephen Perse Foundation student (2007-2012) who today graduates from medical school with a distinction in MB ChB and a Masters in Public Health and International Development from the University of Sheffield.

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  • Head of creative and design engineering works with community group to help make and distribute PPE

    Published 28/04/20

    Caty Wynne-Powell, Head of creative and design engineering at Dame Bradbury’s, took 'Elvis' Dame Bradbury's 3D printer home with her upon the closure of the school knowing that she wanted to try and support key workers by making PPE. 

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  • Stephen Perse made PPE is delivered to our key workers in the community

    Published 22/04/20

    Two of our fantastic teachers at Stephen Perse have given up their free time to continue to come on to site and make vital PPE for the community's key workers.

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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 36 - A look back to the 'Festival of Learning'

    Published 21/04/20

    We are going to cast our minds back to summer 2019, and the Foundation-wide Festival of learning. This interactive day of sustainability-focused learning and collaboration is reported on by a team of Stephen Perse students, in an excellent piece of journalism in the style of a radio show. This podcasts has interviews from students, environmentalists and staff and captures the heart and themes of the festival.

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  • Design & Engineering department using 3D printer to make PPE for front line workers

    Published 17/04/20

    Our Design & Engineering team are using the school's 3D printer to make protective visors for front line workers, to protect against Covid-19. Members of staff at the Senior School and Dame Bradbury's have used their time over the Easter Break to help NHS workers in this time of need.

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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 35 - Using science and engineering to create art

    Published 10/04/20

    Join Principal Tricia Kelleher as she talks to our Digital Art teacher Diana Scarborough about how she combines her passion and background in engineering and art to spread the message of sustainability.

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  • Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 34 - The benefits of learning a language

    Published 03/04/20

    Join Principal Tricia Kelleher as she talks to Dawn Hull, about her time living in Iran, and how being immersed in different cultures lead to a lifelong love of languages.

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  • Checking in on our alumni across Cambridge during COVID-19

    Published 27/03/20

    The Stephen Perse Foundation have been calling some of our more mature former students who still live in the Cambridge area to see if we can provide any help at this time of extraordinary change resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Productive first week of remote teaching across Stephen Perse

    Published 27/03/20

    It's the end of the first week of remote teaching - and what a productive week it has been! We are extremely proud of how both our pupils and staff have adapted to their new ways of working. Here are just a handful of the activities that have been happening over the last couple of days. 

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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 33 - Removing barriers to learning

    Published 27/03/20

    Join Principal Tricia Kelleher as she talks to Sara Gustafsson, our Inclusion Specialist at the Stephen Perse Foundation, about how to creatively remove barriers to learning for everyone.

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  • Pupils across Stephen Perse settle into learning from home

    Published 25/03/20

    Since Monday normal school life at Stephen Perse has changed. Pupils across our schools have sat down at their dining room tables instead of school desks and teachers have grabbed their morning coffee from the quiet of their own kitchens instead of a busy staff room.

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  • Remote instrumental and singing lessons proving a success

    Published 24/03/20

    As the school moves into a period of remote teaching and learning, the visiting instrumental and singing teachers are fully on board with our plans, and many lessons have already taken place via Google Meet.

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  • A message from the Vice Principal and Executive Director of the Stephen Perse Foundation

    Published 23/03/20
    Tracy Handford, Vice Principal said:  “The Stephen Perse Foundation has a well-deserved reputation for pioneering innovation in teaching and learning. As a community of learners, staff and students, we have all embraced the changes and
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  • Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 32 - City council and social activism

    Published 20/03/20

    Join Principal Tricia Kelleher as she talks to alumna Alex Collis about being a city councillor, making a difference in her community and social activism.

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