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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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  • Antigone at the Corpus Playroom

    Published 10/12/19

    On 6 December we went to see the play Antigone by the French writer Jean Anouilh (1944), at the Corpus Playroom, which is a reimagined version of the original Sophocles' ancient tragedy.

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  • Impressive results at the Senior Maths Challenge!

    Published 10/12/19

    Recently, Sixth Form had 23 students take part in the Senior Maths Challenge and the impressive results could not go unmentioned!

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  • Year 12 History conference

    Published 10/12/19

    Today we learnt about a range of topics including Mary Tudor, Henry VIII’s reformation, Elizabeth’s golden age and Henry VII.

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  • Years 10-12's spectacular production of Electra

    Published 09/12/19

    On the 28 and 29 November, Senior and Sixth Form students collaborated to produce and perform a very dramatic and visually compelling production of Sophocles’ Electra

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  • Sixth Form Awards 2019

    Published 04/12/19

    On 3 December, we held an award ceremony at the Sixth Form to celebrate the achievements and hard work of our students. 

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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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  • 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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  • Classics trip to Greece

    Published 11/11/19

    The half-term Classics trip to Greece was a wonderful opportunity to see the world we had
    been studying come alive.

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  • Sixth Form parents study skills seminar

    Published 07/11/19

    Around forty parents attended a Sixth Form students Study Skills Parents’ seminar, presented by Elevate Education, on Tuesday 5 November evening at the Stephen Perse Sixth Form.

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  • The challenge to mounting art work at the Royal Academy of Arts

    Published 01/11/19

    Elizabeth B from Year 12 recently attended a talk given by Julian Cooper and Tristian Simmonds at Magdelene college along with members of the art department about the art of mounting an exhibition of work by artist Anthony Gormley at the Royal Academy of Arts.

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  • Sixth Form Cabaret 2019

    Published 22/10/19

    Our annual sixth form cabaret took place on Friday 11 October. The hall was transformed into a glittering jazz bar with fairy lights twinkling and candles flickering on red velvet tablecloths.

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  • Under 19's County Tournament success

    Published 17/10/19
    The Stephen Perse Under 19's netball team have had an excellent result in the recent U19 County tournament. In a pool of 9 teams all fighting for a place in the Regional Tournament, the team played some exceptional netball, coming 2nd overall. On
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  • International Universities Fair 2019

    Published 25/09/19

    This week students from the Stephen Perse Foundation and other local schools enjoyed a truly global experience at our International Universities Fair.

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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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  • 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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  • Students achieve outstanding results from International Foundation Programme

    Published 12/08/19

    Last September, Stephen Perse Sixth Form Colleges introduced a new International Foundation Programme (IFP) to provide international students with fast track entry to top universities in the UK, Australia and Ireland. The one-year programme provides students who have completed secondary education in their home countries with specific tuition and guidance to prepare for higher education in the UK.

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  • Stephen Perse Foundation announces outstanding IB Results

    Published 11/07/19

    Students who take the International Baccalaureate (IB) at the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) have achieved a remarkable average score of 40 points (the maximum being 45) - placing the school in the top group of IB schools both in the UK and worldwide.

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