The Perse School Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Perse School
1,230 pupils, ages 11-18

The Perse School

In a city hardly short of academic excellence, The Perse really holds its own. Originally founded over 400 years ago, it has segued from an all-boys boarding grammar to a co-ed all-through powerhouse – while skilfully adapting to the change and innovation pulsating around it. With 1,600 pupils from a highly intellectual gene pool, it’s a progressive place that takes full advantage of its superlative Cambridge location....
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    Day fees per term

    Year 7£5,998
    Year 8£5,998
    Year 9£5,998
    Year 10£5,998
    Year 11£5,998
    Year 12£5,998
    Year 13£5,998

    The Perse School offers £1m a year in bursarial support, with around 80 children currently receiving financial assistance. The school aims to double this through its An Enduring Gift fundraising initiative, which has been active since 2015. Means-tested support of between five and 100 per cent is available, based on a full financial review and annual reassessment for pupils from Year 7 onwards.

    During the coronavirus pandemic, The Perse is extending its existing emergency bursary scheme and making it available across all three schools, as well as confirming the availability of emergency bursaries to pupils who were already at The Perse during the academic year 2019-20.

    For more information and a link to the school’s bursary policy, go to:

    Bursary contact:
    Admissions Office
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Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 8QF

01223 403800


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