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  • Year 12 art students visit the Curwen Print Study Centre to expand their knowledge of printing techniques

    Published 15/02/21

    Year 12 art students Sarah M and Lily R visited the Curwen Print Study Centre in Cambridge to gain a deeper understanding of a variety of printmaking techniques by having the opportunity to work with an array of specialised printing equipment.

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  • Stephen Perse Sixth Form announces new campus location in historic buildings

    Published 27/08/20

    Commencing from the start of the new academic year, the Stephen Perse Sixth Form will be located on Bateman Street in well-appointed and historic buildings that exemplify the best of this dynamic and inventive city, combining legacy and facilities to support student development.

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  • Grade anxiety leads to increased interest in Stephen Perse Sixth Form places this September

    Published 20/08/20

    Helen Roberts, Stephen Perse Admissions Registrar is reporting increased calls from parents of Year 11 students and by parents with children in other local and international schools who are clearly unsettled by the furore of recent weeks. She says that many parents are not confident in the ability in their new school of choice to be able to deliver the curriculum whatever the circumstances next year, or to ensure their child achieves the outcomes of the final years of school that best reflect their abilities.

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  • What Sixth form Spanish classes have been learning during lockdown

    Published 14/05/20

    Spanish teacher Ms Riquel has shared what her sixth form IB classes have been learning remotely recently.

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  • Year 12 visit the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery exhibition

    Published 17/02/20

    On 13 February the Visual Arts department took Sixth form students on an A-level and IB Visual Arts research trip to London Galleries.

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  • Year 12 Drama students take a trip to Trafalgar Studios to see A Taste of Honey

    Published 17/02/20

    A group of Year 12 Drama scholars and students went to see Shelagh Delaney’s seminal taboo-breaking play A Taste of Honey, a co-production between The National Theatre and Trafalgar Theatre productions.

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  • The latest Sixth Form Production- A double bill of DNA, by Dennis Kelly, and Blackout, by Davey Anderson

    Published 12/02/20

    Ten students performed two very different plays for this year’s sixth form enrichment production.

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  • Years 12 and 13 Classicists attend lectures on the World of the Hero in Homer and Virgil

    Published 06/02/20

    Recently our Years 12 and 13 Classicists attended a series of lectures in Bloomsbury Baptist Church, London delivered by world-class experts on the World of the Hero in Homer and Virgil.

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  • Stephen Perse Foundation celebrates reaching National Schools Netball Finals

    Published 31/01/20

    The Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) have gained success with their Under 16 Girls Netball
    team who have, for the first time in the school’s history, qualified for England Schools
    National Finals.

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  • Fifth place at Senior Team Maths Challenge Regional Final

    Published 11/12/19

    On Tuesday 3 December sixth form students Sunny, Norrie, Charlotte H and Charlotte L competed in the regional final of the Senior Team Maths Challenge (STMC). The STMC tests mathematical, communication and teamwork skills and students compete against teams from other schools and colleges from their region. 

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  • Dr Guy Sutton has a brainy discussion with the sixth form

    Published 14/11/19

    On 13 November Dr Guy Sutton, director of Medical Biology Interactive and honorary consultant assistant professor at the University of Nottingham Medical School, came to give a talk to our psychology and biology students.

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  • Outstanding A-Level results

    Published 15/08/19

    In a year when the proportion of students achieving top grades at A Level is at its lowest
    level for a decade, the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF), a family of schools educating girls
    and boys from nursery to sixth form in Saffron Walden and Cambridge, announce
    outstanding results. Nearly two thirds of students have achieved three or more A* or A
    grades at A-Level this year compared with the national results of just over a quarter (25.5%)
    achieving an A grade or higher.

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  • Geography students debate the impact of climate change

    Published 30/05/19

    On 15 May the lower sixth A Level and IB Geographers attended a 'Student Meet' at The Perse School.

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  • US and European universities visit our Sixth Form Colleges

    Published 21/05/19

    On Thursday 9 May, the 6th Form College played host to a number of advisers from US and European universities and institutions who set up a mini-fair over the lunchtime for students from our Sixth Form Colleges who were curious about international applications.

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  • Cambridgeshire County Track & Field Championships

    Published 20/05/19

    On a blustery and at times a rather wet day, 15 of our students (and 1 staff member) all competed against the best in the County at the Cambridgeshire County Track & Field Championships at the Wilberforce Road Athletics Track.

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  • Engineering our future – community-based renewable energy generator

    Published 09/05/19

    On the 26th April, three students from our Lower Sixth presented their project ‘Delta Flow’ to a panel of assessors at the University of Hertfordshire.

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  • Personal Statement Writing Workshop

    Published 07/05/19

    Lower sixth students from the Sixth Form attended an afternoon workshop on writing personal statements run by Dr Mark Woodward and Dr Allison Curry from the Sixth Form guidance team.

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  • Exchange Trip to Germany

    Published 30/04/19

    During the Easter break our Year 12 Germanists travelled to Munich in Germany.

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