The Perse School
 

Welcome

To love learning and strive for the greater good

Our Schools

Pelican

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

Prep 7 - 11 years

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

Be curious
Upper

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

We aim high and challenge ourselves, try our best and are not afraid of making mistakes

We love learning and are not afraid of making mistakes

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 strong school community, and we believe in ourselves but are considerate and down to earth

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Alumni

Supporting a global network of Old Perseans and friends

OP News

OP News

A focus on the OPs making a difference in the fight to save the planet

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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

Beyond the Classroom

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

Alex Coles and Jasper Dix make a difference

Alex Coles and Jasper Dix make a difference

Dads’ inspire sons to live their Rugby dreams

As well as playing Rugby for The Perse, both students play for Northampton Saints under 18 Academy and have joined the England Rugby Union under 18 Training Camps.

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Music

Music

Perse student performs with the National Youth Orchestra

Listen to Patrick Bevan, 17, talking about his new role with the NYO

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Drama

Drama

STRANDED ON A DESERT ISLAND

Perse Players explore the dark side of humanity in Lord of the Flies

What's out there?
History Day

History Day

CELTIC WARRIORS EMBRACE IRON AGE CHALLENGES

Year 4 pupils prepare for battle at Celtic Iron Age settlement

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Rugby

Rugby

U13 SEVENS TEAM TAKES SAINTS TITLE AGAIN

Unbeaten squad wins the Northampton Saints Elite Insurance Sevens

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Job Vacancies

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Latest Vacancies

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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