Skip to content ↓

Page 2

  • Blog Post: Honesty is ALWAYS the best policy

    Published 18/12/16

    Our latest blog post is now available on the Cambridge News website, entitled 'Honesty is ALWAYS the best policy'. To read the full blog post, please click on the link below.

    Honesty is ALWAYS the best policy
    "I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here" - I must confess that I am not an avid viewer of this TV series, yet the guest list is difficult to ignore when a headline participant is MP Nadine Dorries. So a politician is now a celebrity. In an age transformed by multimedia is there some merit in a politician seeking to connect with the wider public through a popular reality show, given polling records demonstrate a worrying lack of political engagement?

    "Certainly this is Ms Dorries' justification for her briefer than expected sojourn in the jungle. I am confident that the viewers of this programme will now easily be able to identify Ms Dorries on the back benches, which is not the case with the vast majority of our MPs. But are they any the wiser about her political convictions?" More...

    Read More
  • Stephen Perse Foundation releases 'Day in a Life' film

    Published 18/12/16

    On Tuesday 15 November 2011, students and staff in the Senior School and Sixth Form College were given iPads and told to film their day; they were asked to capture the inner-workings of the school.

    The project, inspired by Oscar-winning Kevin Macdonald's cinematic experiment 'Life in a Day', the film footage captured by students and staff provides a really unique insight into our school.

    We hope you enjoy the film.

    Read More
  • Year 1 and 2 sail the high seas with Viking boat project

    Published 18/12/16

    The Year 1 and 2 children at the City Pre Prep have been involved in a boat building project with Mr Bett, Head of Design at the Senior School.

    Read More
  • Blog Post: Tensions of technology and ethics

    Published 18/12/16

    Our latest blog post is now available on the Cambridge News website, entitled 'Tensions of technology and ethics'. To read the full blog post, please click on the link below.

    Tensions of technology and ethics
    "Children born today could live until they are 150. I learnt this startling fact last week from Megan Smith, Vice President of Google, who makes it her business to think about the future. Megan was a member of a panel of speakers who visited our school as part of Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (@svc2uk) to inspire our students about the world of entrepreneurship." 
    More...

    Read More
  • Blog Post: 'The value of heroes, warts 'n all'

    Published 18/12/16

    Our latest blog post is now available on the Cambridge News website, entitled 'The value of heroes, warts 'n all'. To read the full blog post, please click on the link below.

    The value of heroes, warts 'n all
    "How do we explain the enduring appeal of James Bond? As the Bond franchise celebrates 50 years of success on the big screen, it is timely to reflect on our love affair with this most famous secret agent. Indeed the Queen's very own 'Skyfall' at the Olympic opening ceremony was the ultimate validation of Bond's unique position in Her Majesty's Secret Service. The character of Bond is intriguing. Although complex, James Bond 007 is unquestionably a hero. Flawed perhaps but a hero nonetheless. So is the attraction of Bond about our need for a hero?" More...

    Read More
  • Dinosaurs

    Published 18/12/16

    The Pre-Prep’s summer dinosaur adventure has begun and the children will be spending the rest of the term at different locations around Cambridge investigating their ideas about dinosaurs.

    In the first week of term Year 1 and Year 2 children spent the afternoon measuring dinosaur sculptures in the grounds of Jesus College.

    After seeing the sculptures and comparing the dimensions to the dimensions of real dinosaurs the children clearly began to understand just how large the dinosaurs were. ‘They were massive’ said Charlie.

    Thank you to Jesus College for allowing us to visit the sculptures.

    Read More
  • Zoology Museum visit

    Published 18/12/16
    Zoology Museum trip at Cambridge University
    Read More
  • Pre-Prep videos now online

    Published 18/12/16

    Various little videos have just been placed on our website and we hope you will enjoy viewing them - it gives a great insight into what growing minds can achieve and also a little about our distinctive atmosphere in our pre-prep schools.

    Follow these links to our pupils' very own videos! Amazing to see what topics little minds manage so well.

    Thinking Tools

    Internet Safety

    Childrens' Rights

    Also have a look at what your child will be able to do by the time they reach our senior school and sixth form in Model United Nations

    Read More
  • Forest school status

    Published 18/12/16

    Huge congratulations to the staff and pupils at the Pre-Prep on your Forest School status award! We are really proud of all the work you put in and know that you really enjoy the time working in the woodland around the school in Madingley!

    Pupils and staff from our City Pre-Prep also use the wonderful woodland area out to Madingley so everyone gets the benefit of this exciting, outdoor, learning.

    Read More
  • Welcoming boys and a new school

    Published 18/12/16

    From September 2014, the Stephen Perse Foundation will educate boys at its previously girls-only junior school. The senior school will follow suit in 2018.

    Both schools will remain true to their heritage of single sex teaching and adopt a diamond formation, with co-education in our pre-prep and 6th form college and parallel classes in core subjects for boys and girls between the ages of nine and 16. Throughout, boys and girls will be together for the creative arts and many sports. They will also share facilities such as libraries and will eat and socialise together.

    Read all about it here

    Read More

News Feeds

You can subscribe to a feed of the latest news items, using the link below. Subscribing to this news feed is free and will keep you up-to-date with the latest news stories that have been posted.To subscribe, simply right-click on the link below, click "copy shortcut" and then paste the URL into your feed reader software.

Subscribe via RSS (2012 - 13 Pre-Prep news archive)