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  • Stephen Perse Sixth Form announces outstanding IB Results; once again amongst the best in the UK

    Published 06/07/20

    Students who take the International Baccalaureate (IB) at the Stephen Perse Sixth Form have achieved this year an average score of 39.1 points. Once again, these results place the school in the top group of IB schools both in the UK and worldwide. 

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  • Stephen Perse in the news during lockdown

    Published 03/07/20

    Staff at the Stephen Perse Foundation have regularly been in the news in recent months talking about the digital strategy we embarked on eight years ago to ensure that all students gain the skills and education they need for their future.  

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  • The Bionic Men visit years 5 and 6

    Published 01/07/20

    Children in Year 5 and 6 across the foundation recently enjoyed a hugely informative 'Google Meet' session with two of the world's most renowned Bionic people. Rob Spence - 'The EyeBorg' -  joined us from his home in Toronto whilst  Prof. Dr Bertold Meyer joined the meeting from his University in Chemnitz, Germany and told us of his life with his bionic arm.

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  • Triumph at the TeenTech Awards 2020

    Published 30/06/20

    Jakub K in year 13 was recently announced as a finalist in the Best Research category of the TeenTech Awards 2020. We are pleased to announce that on 29 June at the virtual finals, Jakub was announced as the winner of his category for his project 'Diluted white paint and its effect on the temperature under tiles'.

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  • Stephen Perse Foundation shortlisted for Prep School of the Year

    Published 29/06/20

    The prestigious Independent Schools of the Year 2020, an awards scheme run by the Independent School Parent portfolio of magazines, has shortlisted the Stephen Perse Foundation for the Prep School of the Year award. The award recognises a school “which offers an outstandingly rich experience for its students.”

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  • Design Engineering teacher supports local fire victims through digital portraits

    Published 26/06/20

    Portrait for a Cause is a fundraising initiative for the victims of the Arbury Kingsway Flat fire that devasted seven homes back in May. Organised by Ethel Von Mann, a Design Engineering teacher at Stephen Perse, who has come up with an idea to help people in the community badly affected by the fire and gain a digital portrait of a friend or relative which is then posted to them as a surprise gift.

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  • Pupils create innovative ideas for the 2020 TeenTech Awards

    Published 19/06/20

    Two groups of Stephen Perse pupils entered their sustainability focused ideas into the 2020 TeenTech Awards.

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  • Pupils from across the Foundation come together to create a virtual brass ensemble

    Published 16/06/20

    Instrument teachers Mr Brennan and Mr Townend have brought together pupils from years 3-11 to create a virtual brass ensemble. 

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  • Newsletters 5 June 2020

    Published 05/06/20

    Follow the links below to read the school newsletters sent to parents on Friday 5 June 2020:

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  • Years 1 and 6 return to school

    Published 03/06/20

    This week Dame Bradbury's has been more lively than in recent weeks with the return of years 1 and 6 to school where they have adapted fantastically to the social distancing measures put in place. See below what all our year groups has been learning whether on-site or remotely.

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  • ​​​​​​​Year 13 student shortlisted in University of Oxford’s competition

    Published 02/06/20

    Well done to Year 13 student Almudena who has been shortlisted for the ‘Unsung Heroes of Science’ video competition held by Hertford College at the University of Oxford.

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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast Episode 40: Using remote teaching to keep children engaged in Drama

    Published 29/05/20

    Join Stephen Perse Head of Senior School, Dr Kemp, as he chats to the Drama department about the many ways they are using remote teaching to keep children engaged in Drama.

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  • ​​​​​​​Inspiring stories from Stephen Perse Alumni: The Deighton sisters

    Published 29/05/20

    This is the story of three sisters, all former pupils of Perse Girls in the late 1890s/early 1900s told to us by granddaughter Kate Mears. 

    Kate relayed the inspiring story about the Deighton sisters, her two Great Aunts, Dorothy and Winifred, and her Grandmother Margaret and how their lives were shaped by the events of the early 20th Century including the Spanish Flu epidemic and the First World War (WW1). 

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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 39 - Staying artistic and creative in lockdown

    Published 22/05/20

    Join Head of Senior School, Dr Andy Kemp, as he chats to Curriculum Leader of Visual Arts Mr Ben Keeble about the amazing art projects that are helping students to stay creative during lockdown.

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  • Stephen Perse Classics department leading the way in remote Classics teaching

    Published 18/05/20

    The Stephen Perse Classics Department have been leading the way with facilitating the teaching of Classics remotely in schools up and down the country.

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  • Year 8 drama pupils explore Greek theatre and myths by making podcasts

    Published 15/05/20

    Year 8 Drama students have been exploring the topic of Greek Theatre and Greek myths and legends in their virtual Drama lessons.

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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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  • ​​​​​​​Stephen Perse Podcast: Ep. 38 - 7.1 million Keepie Uppie Challenge for Covid Heroes

    Published 07/05/20

    Join Dr Andy Kemp, Head of Senior School at the Stephen Perse Foundation as he talks to Rosedale House student Imogen about her '7.1 million Keepie Uppie Challenge for Covid Heroes' campaign.

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