The Perse School

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Pelican 3-7 years

A warm welcome awaits our youngest Perseans, who each day take the small steps that develop their passion for learning

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Prep 7 - 11 years

A relaxed yet purposeful place committed to helping each child develop as an interesting and interested individual

Be curious

Upper 11 - 16 years

A talented community of bright sparks creates a vibrant environment for broad and balanced learning

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6th Form

6th Form 16 - 18 years

The pinnacle of a Perse education and a springboard to confidence and success at university and in adult life

Look beyond

About Us

Our Values

  • Endeavour
  • Intellectual Curiosity and Scholarship
  • Breadth and Balance
  • One Another and our Environment

We aim high and challenge ourselves, try our best and are not afraid to make mistakes.

We love learning, thinking deeply, being creative and welcoming reasoned debate.

We are involved, engaged and committed, and we take full advantage of the opportunities we are given.

We each play our part in creating a kind and considerate community.
We care for ourselves, each other and those in need

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Supporting a global network of Old Perseans and friends

OP News

OP News

A focus on the OPs doing humanitarian work

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Support Us

Support Us

Find out more about the major fundraising campaign for The Perse

An Enduring Gift
Featured Alumnus

Featured Alumnus

Alistair Whatley (2002), Artistic Director of The Original Theatre Company

Notable alumni

Upcoming Events

22 Jun 2018

OP Cricket

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Beyond the Classroom

Quality time spent on the pitch, stage or trail helps develop self-confidence, organisation and resilience



Outstanding achievement as four Perse hockey teams reach national finals

Find out more about the success of Perse teams in qualifying for the England Hockey Schools Championships finals

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Drama & Music

Drama & Music

Perse Players production of Billy Elliot the Musical proves to be a hot ticket

Discover more about the Perse Players staging of Billy Elliot the Musical

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Bitcoin project earns Big Bang Fair prize for Perse pupil

Vikram Singh (Year 11) won an award for scientific research at the 2018 Big Bang Fair

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Drama & Music

Drama & Music

Wonderland makes make-believe come true at the Prep

Read more about the Year 6 production of Wonderland at the Prep

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Pelican pupils go on the run in Charity Marathon

Pelican pupils raised funds for Magpas and Starlight with their Charity Marathon

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Latest Vacancies

Our latest vacancies for teachers, support staff and peripatetics

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Why work at The Perse?

Why work at The Perse?

Find out why our teachers think you should make The Perse your first choice

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Life in Cambridge

Life in Cambridge

Looking for a city that offers a high quality of life?

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Latest Vacancies

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Upper & 6th Form


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