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The best of both worlds

Boys and girls learning in parallel classes from Year 5

Welcome

"Our school is a friendly, busy place where what you already know matters less than what you can learn. Where horizons expand rapidly – taking in science, languages, sports, music, drama and fundraising. Where positive learning habits and thinking skills are part of every lesson ... ”

Our Diamond Model

The best of both worlds

Up until Year 5 our girls and boys enjoy learning together. From Year 5, they enter single-sex lessons for core subjects – whilst still working together in other areas of the curriculum.

Latest News

  • Stephen Perse Foundation bear goes on expedition to Antarctica

    A special guest from the Stephen Perse Foundation Junior School in Cambridge has given a helping paw to scientists on board a pioneerin...

    13
    Jan
  • Year 3 go on an Island Adventure!

    As the sun rose in Saffron Walden on October 13th, 'An Island Adventure' awaited the Year 3 castaways from Dame Bradbury’s and the Junior Sc...

    18
    Dec
  • Pupils wrap up warm in woolies for Wintercomfort

    Pupils at the Stephen Perse Foundation Junior School wrapped up warm on Monday to raise money for a city charity to help the homeless.Wacky...

    18
    Dec
  • Collaborative Day

    On Thursday 6th October, on a gloriously sunny Autumn morning, Year 5 pupils from Junior School and Dame Bradbury's met at Latham Road for t...

    18
    Dec
  • Year 4 take a step back in time for Roman Day

    Roman Day found the Year 4 classrooms inhabited by very authentic looking and extremely excited Roman soldiers, ladies and slave girls. Afte...

    18
    Dec
  • A trip to Epping Forest Field Centre with Year 5

    On a lovely autumn morning Year 5 pupils set off bright and early for Epping Forest. This visit was to launch our new topic of 'Run, River R...

    18
    Dec
  • Year 6 visit the North Norfolk coast

    Despite a rather daunting weather forecast, which caused Mrs Long to request that all the Year 6 geographers brought many layers of waterpro...

    18
    Dec
  • Smera competes in the Junior Language Challenge finals

    JLC (Junior Language Challenge) is the National Language Competition for children aged 10 and under in the UK. The JLC, which is great fun...

    18
    Dec
  • Year 6 take a trip back to Victorian times in Stibbington

    Victorian Day was sunny and bright, and our Year 6s all looked the part as they set off for Stibbington. Upon arrival, they were introduced...

    18
    Dec
  • Anti-Bullying Week sees pupils use 'Power for Good'

    After an initial whole school introduction to this year’s theme for Anti-Bullying Week, ‘Power for Good’, each year group spent time discuss...

    18
    Dec
  • Year 6 ask important questions to council during Parliament Week

    With one eye on our PSHEE scheme and another on promoting the importance of fundamental British values, Year 6 invited Andrew Limb, Head of...

    18
    Dec
  • Going on a church search with Year 3

    As part of their unit of study on Christian places of worship, the two Year 3 classes each made a visit to Emmanuel United Reformed Church...

    18
    Dec
  • Tricia Kelleher's blog

    Teenage mental health is more than a political soundbite

    Principal of the Stephen Perse Foundation, Tricia Kelleher, has championed Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to focus mental health reforms on young people - but while teachers can recognise a student's need for help, CAMHS needs more funding so they can help...

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