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Our Schools

Pelican

Pelican 3-7 years

A warm welcome awaits our youngest Perseans, taking their first steps towards growing 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

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Upper

Upper 11 - 16 years

A talented community of bright sparks creating 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 providing a springboard to confidence and success at university and adult life

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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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Latest Vacancies

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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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Beyond the Classroom

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

Sport

Sport

Medal success for Perse orienteers at British Championships

Find out more about how Perse athletes fared at the British Schools Score Orienteering Championships

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Drama

Drama

Year 11 Perse actors perform show to sell-out audiences

Perse pupils took on challenging themes in Year 11 play The Boy Preference

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Performing & Creative Arts

Performing & Creative Arts

Perse Year 7 Arts Festival marks centenary of the end of World War I

Discover more about the World War I-themed Perse Year 7 Arts Festival

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English

English

Top poet entertains Prep pupils during National Poetry Day visit

Read more about Paul Cookson's visit to the Prep to mark National Poetry Day


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Environment

Environment

Pelican pupils focus on green issues during Eco Fortnight

Pelican pupils took part in lots of activities and trips during Eco Fortnight

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Alumni

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
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