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  • Success at Mother Tongue competition

    Published 11/11/19

    On 16 October, a handful of senior and sixth form students attended the "Routes into Languages East" Mother Tongue Competition Celebration Event at the Murray Edwards College as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

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  • Millie H qualifies for British Shooting Schools Pistol National Final

    Published 06/11/19

    Millie H from Year 11 came second in the British Shooting Schools Pistol regional championship on 29 October.

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  • Cross Country Cup Competition

    Published 16/10/19

    For the first time we were able to take 4 teams to the Cross Country Cup competition at Robert Bloomfield School in Shefford, Bedfordshire on the 10 October. As ever the level of competition was extremely high and with a team place at Regional Finals, there was a lot at stake.

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  • Year 9 team building at Milton Country Park

    Published 15/10/19
    The Year 9 trip to Milton Country Park at the start of term was a fantastic day - full of team-building exercises that everyone enjoyed. After a short trip on the coach, we arrived at the scenic park, and we chose our mixed groups, which was somethin
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  • Thought-provoking rainforest piece wins Royston Arts Festival Competition

    Published 24/09/19

    Well done to Genevieve E-B from Year 7 who has won the Royston Arts Festival Creative Writing competition. 

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  • Alliance of Cambridge Schools come together for a Festival of Learning

    Published 07/09/19

    As a new government plan aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the UK to almost zero by 2050, a collaboration of schools across Cambridge came together for a Festival of Learning on 9 July to immerse students in the issues of sustainability and climate change and inspire young minds to develop an ambitious voice to change their future world.

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  • Exceptional GCSE results

    Published 22/08/19

    The Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF), a family of schools educating girls and boys from nursery to sixth form in Saffron Walden and Cambridge, announce exceptional GCSE results. In the new examination marking system grade 9 is the top level of achievement. Stephen Perse students have achieved grade 9s in over 41% of the GCSEs they have taken, this compares to the national average of 4.5%.

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  • Year 8 Exploration Society Bushcamp

    Published 18/07/19

    Early on 17 June over 100 freshly washed and excited pupils piled onto the coaches which took us to the deepest, darkest part of Essex to camp out in the wild without the aid of duvets or WiFi. Three days later, everyone returned - even the teachers - but ever so slightly smellier and more tired than they set out! 

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  • Orienteering at the National Inter-club Junior finals

    Published 18/07/19

    On 7 July, Jemima B from Year 9 and Sophie K from Year 8 along with the rest of their team represented the West Anglia Orienteering Club (WAOC) in the National Inter-club Junior finals in Sandringham.

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  • STEM Trip to RAF Henlow

    Published 17/07/19

    A group of our students from Years 9, 10 and 12 went to RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire to see the base which is the main centre for conducting aviation medical research in the UK. 

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  • Going for Gold at the Olympic Cup!

    Published 15/07/19

    On Wednesday June 19, a competitive team of Years 7-10 from our Senior School competed in the Athletic championships at the Olympic Cup at the Wilberforce Road Athletic Track in central Cambridge

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  • Coton CC U13 Girls team win!

    Published 11/07/19

    We are thrilled to announce that Molly C from Year 7 and the Coton CC U13 Girls team have retained the Lady Taverners Club U13 Girls title for the 3rd year in succession.

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  • Our Netball team score in World School Games 2019

    Published 10/07/19

    The Stephen Perse Foundation is proud and honoured to have been asked to represent England at the World Schools Games in both the U13 and U15 categories in Netball.  

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  • Track & Field Prep Schools National Championships 2019

    Published 03/07/19

    On the 1 July, Frederic K from Year 7 made the journey to the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham for the Track & Field Prep Schools National Championships, having won the East Area Championships in the U13 boys Javelin.

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  • Student Article: Year 8 Westminster trip

    Published 02/07/19

    On 16 May 2019 we visited Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Parliament Square.

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  • TeenTech Awards 2019

    Published 02/07/19

    On Monday 24 June, Leyla J from Year 8 reached the final in the TeenTech Awards!

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  • Alice in Wonderland - Year 7 Drama and Theatre production

    Published 18/06/19

    Our recent performance of Lewis Carroll’s much-loved tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, adapted by director Mrs Deborah Foote, was a tremendous success!

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  • Trip to Kettle’s Yard Gallery- Turner Prize nominated Artist Oscar Murillo’s ‘Violent Amnesia’ Exhibition and the Frequencies project

    Published 17/06/19

    On Thursday 6 June 30 students from Years 7-10 attended a trip to Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge to see the work of Turner Prize Nominated Artist Oscar Murillo and his exhibition ‘Violent Amnesia’.

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