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An air of purposefulness and intellectual focus pervades – thoughtfully positioned posters for events of academic or cultural interest, break-out areas for independent study and plenty of coffee machines to debate over. This is certainly a sixth form rather than a school, a true stepping stone to university...

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At the Stephen Perse Sixth Form we deliver outstanding results because we value individuality. By taking time to know and understand each student, we can offer exactly the right balance of support, inspiration and challenge. As the only independent Sixth Form in Cambridge to offer both A Levels and the International Baccalaureate (IB) – we offer different routes to success. A modern, dynamic learning environment, exceptional academic support, plus a unique Guidance programme and plenty of time to explore the arts, music, sport and other interests ensures that students leave prepared for university and life beyond, equipped with the skills to be active global citizens. ...Read more

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Head of Stephen Perse Sixth Form

Since September 2019, Spencer Pinkus, previously head of enhancement and enrichment at Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, where he also taught English and drama. A Cambridge English graduate, he practised as a Chancery barrister before taking up teaching in 2011. He has been a sixth form tutor and university applications adviser for several years.

Principal of the Stephen Perse Foundation previously known as the Perse School for Girls is Tricia Kelleher, which offers a seamless learning journey for girls and boys aged 1 to 18.


Total of 200 places. Around half of Year 12 intake from own senior school currently and more expected to follow as co-ed grows through (boys joined year 7 in 2017); remainder from other independents including Cambridge schools Sancton Wood, Heritage, Landmark International,...

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