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The best of both worlds

Boys and girls learning in parallel classes from Year 5


The Junior School at Rosedale House is one of two Junior Schools in the Stephen Perse Foundation educating boys and girls following the same curriculum and vision for education designed to encourage independent, creative and reflective thinking.  Rosedale House is located in the centre of Cambridge; the sister Junior School at Dame Bradbury’s is located in Saffron Walden.

"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 ... ”

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  • Sticks and Stones: Year 6 explore conflict through creative writing

    Throughout the academic year, Year 6 explore a variety of themes that are woven into their everyday lessons. These themes help to...

  • Stephen Perse Foundation recognised in annual school awards Sunday Times East Anglia Independent Secondary School of the Decade

    The Stephen Perse Foundation, a family of leading independent co-educational schools in Cambridge and Saffron Walden, has been recognised in...

  • The Bionic Men visit years 5 and 6

    Children in Year 5 and 6 across the foundation recently enjoyed a hugely informative 'Google Meet' session with two of the world'...

  • ​​​​​​​Year 5 pupil Imogen aims for 7.1 million keepy-uppies to raise money for “Covid Heroes”

    We are immensely proud of Year 5 pupil Imogen who has created a challenge to complete 7.1 million keepy-uppies, one for every key worker in...

  • Pupils across Stephen Perse settle into learning from home

    Since Monday normal school life at Stephen Perse has changed. Pupils across our schools have sat down at their dining room tables...

  • Rosedale House's latest InspireMe talk explores the different ways bacteria can affect our bodies

    On Monday 16 March, Year 5 and 6 pupils from Rosedale House were treated to a fascinating and very timely lunchtime InspireMe Talk, titled...

  • Year 5 & 6 Performers Platform concert

    A number of Year 5 and 6 students impressed staff, family and friends again with fantastic solo performances in our recent Performers...

  • Year 6 Sedgwick Museum Visit

    On Friday 7 February, 6Alpha visited the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, which provided a unique opportunity to explore its fossils, as p...

  • Year 3 Fitzwilliam visit: Greek

    At the Fitzwilliam Museum we were captivated by the myth of Pelops and Hippodamia, retold against the backdrop of their statues from the tem...

  • “The Bee Musical”

    On the afternoon of 14 February, the Senior School Hall was a hive of activity as Years 1 & 2 presented their production of “The B...

  • Come and Sing!

    Rosedale House and Dame Bradbury's enjoyed a choral masterclass from internationally renowned choirmaster, Dominic Ellis Peckham...

  • Year 1s at Madingley learn about food manufacturing

    Last week our Year 1s at Madingley had Mrs Taralis, Head of Technical at a food manufacturing company, speak to the class about her job...

  • School blog

    Brand new bloggers are born!

    Today, Year 6s from both Rosedale House and Dame Bradbury’s have come together for a masterclass in blogging.

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