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Our Schools


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

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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

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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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OP News

A focus on the OPs making a difference using technology

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Support Us

Support Us

Find out more about the major fundraising campaign for The Perse

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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

Outdoor Pursuits

Outdoor Pursuits

Perse pupils make a splash on Sweden canoeing trip

Take a look at the annual PES trip to Sweden

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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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Performing for Royalty

One current pupil and one Old Persean perform for HRH The Prince of Wales

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Football Success

Football Success

Prep Under 11 boys ranked 5th in the country for football

Read more about the football tournament and the journey to the championships

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Getting Closer to Nature

Getting Closer to Nature

Pelican pupils go wild in the science garden

Wellies and muddy hands are all part of the forest school experience at the Pelican

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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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