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  • In Memory of HRH Prince Philip

    Published 12/04/21

    A personal note from Dr Woodward, Award Manager at Stephen Perse for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE).

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  • Stephen Perse shortlisted for Tes Independent School Technology Award

    Published 26/03/21

    Stephen Perse has been shortlisted for the Best use of technology award category in the 2021 Tes Independent School Awards. The award recognises “measurable excellence in the use of education technology by a school” and is judged on the evidence that technology
    has had a positive impact on the educational outcomes of students, inside or outside the classroom.

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  • Year 9 drama student speaks to the BBC about the £400m pledged to the arts sector

    Published 26/03/21

    Recently Year 9 Alison alongside other members of the Young Actors Company, a collection of acting groups for up to 18 year olds, spoke to the BBC about the recently pledged £400m for the struggling arts sector.

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  • Year 12 talk to universities, alumni and professionals at our careers and guidance fair

    Published 18/03/21

    Following in the tradition of the last two years we were delighted to be able to host our Annual Careers and Guidance day on Wednesday 17 March.

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  • Year 12 speak to four world-renowned London colleges for university application advice

    Published 18/03/21

    On Monday we were delighted to welcome four London Colleges; London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Kings College London, University College London (UCL) and Imperial College London to give an interactive presentation to our Year 12 students on studying in London and competitive university applications.

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  • Year 12 take part in a virtual work experience workshop

    Published 02/03/21

    As part of our Sixth Form Guidance Programme, Year 12 students recently attended an annual work experience workshop, however, due to the country still being affected by the pandemic, the focus this year was on virtual rather than physical opportunities.

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  • Boarding students make their own pasta as part of an Italian cookery class

    Published 26/02/21
    Boarding students at St Barnabas House have recently taken part in an Italian cookery class given by the Head Chef. It was a chance to learn how to make new dishes and Year 12 Elise commented “it was really good fun learning how to make ra
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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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  • Newsletters 12 February 2021

    Published 12/02/21

    Follow the links below to read the school newsletters sent to parents on Friday 12 February 2021:

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  • The Self-Esteem Team talks to Year 12 about combating stress

    Published 11/02/21

    In the past couple of years, we’ve increased the number of expert speakers coming in to talk to Sixth Form students about the challenges they face in this time of their lives, including topics like drugs, driving safely and relationships. We were keen to try to continue this over the period of remote learning, and the recent talk by Alex from the Self Esteem Team seemed particularly well suited to the current situation.

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  • Sticks and Stones: Year 6 explore conflict through creative writing

    Published 09/02/21

    Throughout the academic year, Year 6 explore a variety of themes that are woven into their everyday lessons. These themes help to explore wider concepts or events alongside normal lesson plans. In the Autumn term Year 6 looked at the theme 'Sticks and Stones'.

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  • Stephen Perse U16 netball team wins Netball Team of the Year

    Published 05/02/21

    We are hugely proud to announce that our U16 netball team has been awarded Netball Team of the Year in the Cambridgeshire County Netball Awards 2020.

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  • A look back at this week's lessons across the Foundation

    Published 29/01/21
    Nursery and Early Years Madingley Kindergarten class weathered the cold conditions at the start of the week when they discovered a frozen lake during their forest school session. They explored why not all water freezes and looked at the difference
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  • Students commemorate victims of the Holocaust for Holocaust Memorial Day

    Published 25/01/21

    Every year the 27 January marks Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) – a day to commemorate the millions of victims of the Holocaust and those killed in genocides around the world. It's also a day to educate younger generations on these events so that they can be inspired to take action and create a safer world for the future.

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  • A busy week of remote learning across the Foundation

    Published 22/01/21

    From attending a virtual day at the zoo to learning about the work of Martin Luther King Jr, here are just a handful of the activities that have been happening both remotely and on-site over the last week.

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  • Boarders continue with remote learning from St Barnabas House

    Published 20/01/21

    The boarding house is quieter than usual this term due to lockdown but for those students still present, boarding life is continuing as close to normal as possible. 

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  • Successful first full week of remote learning

    Published 15/01/21

    Our first full week of remote learning has come to an end and although remote learning is no longer a novelty for our staff and pupils it certainly hasn’t become boring! Our staff have once again worked tirelessly to make sure that pupils working from home, as well as key worker children on-site, have been able to carry on with their timetabled lessons as normal. Let’s take a look at some of the great activities and learning that has taken place this week.

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  • Hyacinth tradition marks the 140th birthday of the Foundation

    Published 15/01/21

    Despite the pandemic and the restrictions that this has imposed, Rosemary Tice (Geography and Biology teacher, 1965-1990) and Katie Milne (Junior School teacher, 1979-2006 and then Head of Junior School 2006 - 2019) marked the 140th birthday of the Foundation by organising the delivery of a hyacinth.

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