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  • CCSS joins the Stephen Perse Foundation’s award-winning family of schools

    Published 03/09/18

    We are pleased to announce that Cambridge Centre for Sixth-form Studies (CCSS) has joined our highly acclaimed and award-winning family of schools.

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  • Building links with Cambridge University Library

    Published 05/07/18

    We share our library spaces with the University Librarian at Cambridge and inspire him to think differently!

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  • Science CPD event inspires teachers to think differently

    Published 13/06/18

    Gender bias in the classroom, the "new" way to teach energy, and harnessing technology in science teaching - all part of our first ever Science CPD event.

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  • 6th Form students arrive for historic CamMUN on Hostility towards Globalisation

    Published 16/03/18

    Cambridge's first ever high-school level Model United Nations (MUN) Conference will take place at the Stephen Perse Foundation on 16-18 March 2018, welcoming international participants who will tackle global issues through competitive debate.

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  • Year 10 Urban Development project for Lammas Land

    Published 20/11/17

    Senior School students took part in a hypothetical urban development project on Wednesday 8 November.

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  • Art meets Science at the Wellcome Genome Campus

    Published 17/10/17

    On 4 October our Lower 6th A Level and IB Art students joined a workshop to launch a project exploring the connections between Science and Art, hosted by Dr Alice Clark at the Wellcome Genome Campus, in Cambridge.

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  • Destination Space - with Cambridge Science Centre

    Published 16/10/17

    On 13 October the Cambridge Science Centre visited Dame B's to run a 'Destination Space' workshop with Year 4.

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  • Innovation in action: pioneering research in battery technology

    Published 13/10/17

    On 12 October, our 6th Form Science Society welcomed Dr. Jean de La Verpilliere, Managing Director of Echion Technologies to learn more about his ground-breaking work to commercialise its lithium ion battery technology. 

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  • Exploring the technology of plasticity

    Published 13/10/17

    We are very fortunate to be located in Cambridge, with access to the unique learning opportunities that arise in a city that is a hub for some of the world's leading innovators, thinkers and change-makers. That's why Cambridge is our Campus

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  • Inspiring debate with the Inspire Dialogue Foundation

    Published 26/09/17

    Our Year 11 and 6th Form Religious Studies and Philosophy students shared a unique opportunity to explore new ways of thinking about the future of society at an Education for Human Solidarity event, run by the Inspire Dialogue Foundation.

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  • Local business broadens learning in Mandarin Chinese

    Published 14/07/17

    The Stephen Perse Foundation vision for education frequently takes students beyond the classroom to discover real-life applications for learning. Year 10 students recently enjoyed practising their Mandarin Chinese in a visit to a local Chinese Supermarket.

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  • Hearing tales of the coldest place on Earth at a visit to the Scott Polar Museum

    Published 11/04/17

    Imagine what it was like to be on an expedition to Antarctic; imagine what it was like to endure the conditions of the coldest place on Earth.

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  • Pupils see success in Cambridge Camera Club's photographic competition

    Published 05/04/17

    Talented young pupils from the Stephen Perse Foundation have been commended for their photography skills in Cambridge Camera Club's Young Photographers' Competition 2017.

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  • An aerodynamic experience from Marshalls

    Published 21/03/17

    Students in Year 8 were treated to an aerodynamics experience using a wind tunnel from Marshalls in an initiative called Launch Pad.

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  • Year 6 evacuation day at Dame Bradbury's

    Published 10/03/17

    Following on from our stimulating collaborative day at Bletchley Park and as past of our WW2 topic, Junior School Year 6 pupils were evacuated to Dame Bradbury's in Saffron Walden to spend time with their counterparts at Dame B’s on Tuesday 21 February. 

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  • Key Stage 1 visit Stansted airport

    Published 16/02/17

    Our Key Stage 1 pupils were also off site last week to visit Stansted airport.

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  • Pre-Prep hunt the Botanical Gardens for birds!

    Published 14/02/17

    The children in Early Years went on their own hunt and an exciting tour of the Botanical Gardens to see how many different species of common birds they could spot in a morning.

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  • Year 6 attend Holocaust Memorial Day service at St Mary's Church

    Published 14/02/17

    Extreme courage and perseverance were remembered on Holocaust Memorial Day when Year 6, wearing their “suitcases” of special objects round their necks, attended the annual service at St Mary’s Church in Saffron Walden, where vivid memories were brought to life by Ann Chadwick, a Cambridge resident whose family took in a four- year-old German girl at the time of the Kindertransport in 1939.

    Having spent some time learning in class about this traumatic period, including reading some extracts from Ann’s book, the children’s attention was held by the sensitive and thoughtful contributions from Ann and the other participants in the service. Ben, Zoe, Bluebell and Kitty were chosen to put their own questions to Ann in person and were pleased to receive a warm and personal reply from her.

    It was a serious occasion which allowed the children both to reflect on the horrors of the War and also to be thankful for the life that they are privileged to lead.

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